We are in search of a 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 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!
The candidate will be responsible for conducting analysis of requirements and designs to enable test development, including estimation of effort, technical dependencies and areas of risks. Duties will include:
- Creation of test conditions and test designs under their own direction
- Control of their own test scope, working as part of a wider team and reporting to a test lead
- Development of test reporting materials and analysis of outcomes against objectives.
Test Process: Understands Testing Lifecycle; Can follow Test processes; Contributes to improving delivery and understands the importance of evidence-based design and analysis.
Test Planning: Able to estimate and plan own immediate tasks. .
Test Control and Monitoring: Able to manage own tasks and report on progress, risks and issues.
Test Completion: communicate test results to colleagues, team leaders.
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. Can use supporting tools such as network monitoring, load generation with guidance.
Technical Breadth: Aware of a range of tools and techniques for test automation. Likely to have some demonstrable technical attributes.
Responsibility & Accountability
Autonomy: Works to achieve day-to-day objectives with moderate impact on the area/ project team. Works independently on larger, moderately complex projects/assignments.
May assist other technical staff with tasks and assignments.
Typically responsible for coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff.
Influence: Interacts with and may influence immediate colleagues. May have some external contact with customers, suppliers and partners. May have more influence in own domain. Aware of need to collaborate with team and represent users/customer needs.
Complexity: Addresses somewhat complex technical issues/problems using internal best practice and through collaboration with colleagues. Develops solutions to technical problems that require depth of technical knowledge, but are typically limited in complexity.
Business Skills: Has sufficient communication skills for effective dialogue with customers, suppliers and partners. Is able to work in a team. Is able to plan, schedule and monitor own work within short time horizons. Demonstrates a rational and organised approach to work. Understands and uses appropriate methods, tools and applications. Identifies and negotiates own development opportunities. Is fully aware of and complies with essential organisational security practices expected of the individual.
Knowledge: Requires working knowledge of and ability to apply standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques of technical domain.
Experience of Safety Critical or Air Traffic Management Testing
Experience and Qualifications
ISTQB Foundation test Certificate
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.