Test Engineering is the gatekeeper to the quality of our deliveries to our customers around the world. Our systems support Governments and Customers around the World in helping them defend against cyber threats and so they must be able to rely on the quality of our products. The test engineer has the opportunity to work across the system lifecycle from test definition to customer acceptance and can directly influence the outcome of our projects.
The role interfaces both with our development teams (at sprint level to influence design discussions around testable and reusable code), project teams (at Factory Acceptance) and delivery functions (at Site Acceptance).
Essential skills and knowledge
Experience of system testing, preferably with some exposure to back end testing
Experience of investigating root causes of discovered issues and providing corrective actions - either individually or in conjunction with the development team
Ability to evaluate test results against customer requirements
Promote test engineering within the company
Essential competencies and experience
Excellent interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
Test case design and execution to meet functional / use case requirements
Knowledge of Testing Methodologies (TDD / BDD etc.)
Desirable competencies and experience
ISTQB Foundation Qualification
Test Automation experience (both front and back end)
Some coding experience including design of Testable code
Defect Tracking software (JIRA preferred)
Convert Customer/Product Requirements to effective test/use cases
Experience planning, estimating and designing system testing
Customer facing skills
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals. Division overview: Capabilities At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector. As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.
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