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Job #: R-00110902
Location: Whiteley, HAM
Category: Systems Integration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance Required: UK - SC


Senior est Analyst

We are in search of a Senior Test Analyst or Test Lead to join Leidos UK within the Air Traffic Management portfolio, based in Whiteley. This is a hybrid position. 

In response to the success of the growing business, Leidos requires a Senior Test Analyst to support this expansion by helping to create compelling solutions for our existing and future customers.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Leidos heritage companies pioneered the development of air traffic control systems in the United States more than 50 years ago. Today our systems handle 75 per cent of the air traffic in the U.S. and approximately 60 per cent of the world’s air traffic. When it comes to air traffic safety and efficiency, our proven track record and industry-leading innovations make us the world’s most trusted air traffic control partner.

Our support to UK Air Traffic Management (ATM) began with NATS in the early 1990’s, starting with the development of the current in-service system; and we are now at the heart of the innovative development work to modernise of ATM solutions.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

We are looking for an the candidate to be responsible for conducting analysis of requirements and designs to enable test planning, including estimation of effort, technical dependencies and areas of risks. Duties will include:

  • Creation of test conditions and test designs under their own direction, as well as allocation of work to test team members.

  • Control and leadership of test execution regimes, including the triaging of defects and the production of test metrics

  • Development of test reporting materials and analysis of outcomes against objectives.

Test Competencies

Test Process: Investigates problems and opportunities in existing processes and contributes to recommending solutions to these.                  

Test Planning: Able to plan work involving many tasks for a milestone.

Test Control and Monitoring: Able to manage delivery of individual tasks and report progress accurately including identifying slippages, and proposing mitigations where possible

Test Completion: Communicate test results to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Support creating of Test Reporting and associated analysis

Test Design and Implementation: Able to design and test cases using standard testing techniques such as Specification-based, structure-based and experience-based techniques. Able to come up with different business scenarios for a requirement, working with others in the team.

Test Tools: Can use Test Tools including Test Management and Defect Management tools. Knowledge of the use of supporting tools such as network monitoring, load generation and automation.                                           

Technical Breadth: Has a good working knowledge of different tools and techniques and can train others. Able to advise others on testing techniques and frameworks. Able to research, plan and train others within the team.


Responsibility & Accountability

Autonomy: Able to work independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables.

Responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area.

Typically responsible for coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff.

Influence: Interacts with and influences colleagues. Has working level contact with customers, suppliers and partners.

May supervise others or make decisions which impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects.

Understands and collaborates on the analysis of user/customer needs and represents this in their work.

Complexity: Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution. Develops solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge.

Business Skills: Demonstrates effective communication skills. Plans, schedules and monitors own work (and that of others where applicable) competently within limited deadlines and according to relevant legislation, standards and procedures. Contributes fully to the work of teams. Appreciates how own role relates to other roles and to the business of the employer or client. Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution. Takes the initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities. Understands how own role impacts security and demonstrates routine security practice and knowledge required for own work.                                 

Knowledge: Requires deep understanding of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of technical domain and has broad understanding of other related specialty areas.


Experience of Safety Critical or Air Traffic Management Testing

ISTQB advanced test analyst

Security Clearance for the position: SC Clearance

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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