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  • Title:

    Tester - Outside of IR35

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  • Contact:

    Emma Broderick

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    est. 4 Months

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  • Startdate:

    ASAP Subject to Clearance

Sitec - a Belcan company are currently looking to recruit a Tester for a nuclear MoD establishment in Reading. The post is for an estimated 4 month contract initially and is paying competitively on an hourly basis.

You must hold current SC Clearance to apply for this position as the end customers projects are of an extremely high level of classification. Sitec can only accept applications from those resident in the UK for the last 10 years who hold a full British Passport. Unfortunately, dual nationals will not be considered for this role.

The position has been deemed Outside of IR35.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring that testing is carried out to agreed corporate standards utilizing resources from third-party integrators and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from user departments as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the delivery of one or more concurrent test activities within the IT schedule of work or designated Solution Centre. Typically the engineer will be required to work alone, seeking guidance and assistance as necessary, but for larger elements of work may lead and work as part of a team.
  • Produce required documentation to support all phases of the system development process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write the detailed test plan, scripts and report.
  • Analyse a system to identify the test conditions and test scripts required to test the software item, meeting the requirements of the approach defined in the test plan.
  • Derive tests from requirements, design documents and user input and report on test coverage and traceability to the business requirements.
  • Analyse the risks present in the software item under test, and the creation of test material that reflects the mitigation of those risks.
  • Execute and record tests in accordance with the defined test process and the test plan/test schedule.
  • Ensure that test incidents are raised and documented in accordance with the agreed process.
  • Maintain the integrity of the test environment during test execution.
  • Arrange and support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities appropriately for the project deliveries.
  • Develop their own technical skills and knowledge in line with the needs and requirements of the project and business.
  • Produce progress reports as directed.
  • Provide estimates with reasonable accuracy of the effort required to complete tasks assigned to them, and reporting on the status of those tasks.
  • Contribute to overall corporate test process improvement by participating in setting objectives to improve service, process, methods and efficiency.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

Other information

  • Qualifications required: ISEB Foundation in Software testing or similar

Key requirements and essential skills for the role:

  • Able to test software applications to industry standard techniques in a software development lifecycle.
  • Able to produce Test Plans, Test reports, test cases and Defects.
  • Carry out risk based analysis to ensure the priority test are run. Perform System integration testing and manage user acceptance testing.
  • Test data transfer integrations with basic knowledge of SQL queries, (azure or similar cloud experience is beneficial). Work in project team of Developers , Business analysts, project managers and end users.

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan