Software Test Engineer Job In UK

Software Test Engineer Job In UK

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing Government business unit as a Software Test Engineer. We provide next-generation communications and intelligence solutions for law enforcement agencies and compliance solutions for telecommunications companies. 

  • Employer            BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
  • Location             Guildford
  • Salary                 Competitive
  • Closing date      18 Aug 2022
  • Sector                 Defence , Engineering, IT
  • Job Role             Security Engineer
  • Job Type             Permanent

Job Summary

At the forefront of this vision is our globally successful IntelligenceReveal solution. This suite of tools provides an analytics platform designed to deliver complex all-source solutions built on an open, mature, modern and flexible framework. This solution is used to analyse data from one or more sources, including open source data and the dark web.

We are looking for a Software Test Engineer with experience testing high-performance, scalable, enterprise-grade applications for our national and international customers.

Working within small focused teams, you’ll work on some of the latest technologies to ingest millions of records per second into massively scalable data stores, and then analyse that data to provide actionable intelligence. Take action on You will be involved in contributing to system test decisions affecting the integration of current and future systems, including Big Data technologies and advanced security and threat detection systems.

You will join a strong development team, working in a relaxed, friendly but technically challenging area of ​​the business in our Guildford office. Depending on your skills, there may also be opportunities for client facing work, including travel in the U.K. and abroad. 

Software Test Engineer Job In UK
Software Test Engineer Job In UK

What you can do for us:

  • Analysing test requirements, designing and developing reusable test scripts
  • Overcoming development bottlenecks to deliver quality testing on time 
  • Reviewing test artefacts developed by colleagues 
  • Reviewing test results and requirements Modifying the test suite as per Functional specification analysis 
  • Defining and creating test cases 
  • Designing and implementing
  •  performance test scripts, security tests and defining and implementing usability tests with client software 
  • Explaining to engineers how their work will be, or has been, tested so that software engineers gain insight into the tester’s interpretation of requirements.
  • Perform session-based (exploratory) testing where scripted testing is inappropriate or needs to be extended 

What background are we looking for? 

  • You will have experience defining and developing test cases/scenarios from user stories and/or requirements. 
  • You will work well in small teams, delivering high quality tests. 
  • You will have experience investigating root causes of discovered issues and providing corrective actions – either individually or in collaboration with the development team 
  • You will have experience with defect tracking and knowledge management software (Atlassian JIRA and Confluence preferred)

Required qualifications and experience 

  • ISTQB Foundation Competencies Knowledge of testing methodology 
  • Test case design and execution to meet functional / use case requirements (minimum 1 year) 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy Excellent interpersonal skills 

Required qualifications and experience

  • ISTQB Advanced Competency 
  • WebAPI testing and tools 
  • Knowledge of Big Data environment and ecosystem 
  • Experience working in Linux environment Shell scripting and Python 
  • Experience planning, estimating and designing system testing 
  • Customer facing The ability to do 

How we can help you:

  • Work-life balance is important. You will get 25 days leave a year and, through our flexible benefits package, have the option to buy/sell and carry over years. 
  • Our flexible benefits package includes; Private medical and dental insurance, a competitive pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, taste card and more 
  • You’ll have a dedicated career manager to help you develop your career and guide you on your journey through BAE. will Don’t know a particular technology? Your education and development is key to your future career.
  • You will be part of our bonus scheme. You are welcome to join any/all of our diversity and support groups. These groups cover everything from gender diversity to mental health and wellness. 
Security Permit 

Only those with a permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. Due to the nature of our work, successful candidates for this role will be required to undergo Government SC clearance before starting with us.



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