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Senior Systems QA Engineer

  • Job reference: DEIT341
  • Location: Ireland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: IT
Job description: My Client, a company focused on engineering across the globe, is currently looking for a Senior Systems QA Engineer to join their team near Belfast.

The company use a combination of engineering design, and research and development using industry-leading R&D, state-of-the-art test facilities, in-house manufacturing and quality control. The team are focused on developing the next generation of products and systems for the power industry.

*** PLEASE NOTE: The Company is able to assist with re-location packages for this role from the UK Mainland (flights, 1 month accommodation, and car pool for transport to work) ***


Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be part of a small systems verification team within a larger group developing large scale systems and solutions for automation and optimization of power networks worldwide including generation, transmission and distribution networks. The candidate will be a key member to improve the development/testing process and quality of the overall systems.

* Actively collaborate with stakeholders to clarify requirements in order to define, document and implement system test plans and test cases
* Perform the manual system tests and analyse results to ensure requirements are met and highlight issues if they are not.
* Perform exploratory testing to increase test coverage and quality
* Facilitate integration testing of new features and improvements using latest builds and from various teams
* Test using production data where possible to assess impact on production and minimise deployment issues.
* Identify opportunities and solutions to maximise test automation and facilitate implementation by developing test scripts or harnesses where necessary.
* Work effectively within multi-cultural team to define testable user stories and acceptance criteria and to resolve any defects that may arise.
* Prepare and present test reports to include status and coverage


REQUIRED CRITERIA

* A higher level qualification in Computer Science or equivalent
* Minimum 5 years in System integration or verification of large or complex distributed systems
* Proven ability to accurately test, analyse, evaluate and report results
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills


DESIRED CRITERIA

* Experience in system test automation covering web, server applications and embedded
* platforms. Tools may include Robot framework, Selenium and scripting languages such as python
* Knowledge how to perform basic Linux configuration or SQL database queries in order to configure tests and extract data and or logs
* Familiarity with Continuous integration tools such as Jenkins or Buildbot
* Experience with configuration management tools and distributed version control
* Experience working in Automotive, aerospace or military domains
* Knowledge on configuring firewalls, modems and VPNs
* Familiarity with CANbus, and networking both wired and wireless
* Experience working in an agile environment


In the first instance, please send me your CV to be considered or alternatively, please contact Danny Eccles at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208958 for more information.

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