We are in search of a Test Engineer 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 Engineer 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 integration test engineer to join our team to help us deliver a large scale systems integration programme. As part of an integrated team the successful candidate will design, create and execute system integration tests.
This is an opportunity to work on an exciting programme delivering critical infrastructure key to the future of UK Air Traffic Management.
Though experience with Air Traffic Management is not required as on-the-job training will be provided, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate integration test experience, ideally within a large-scale virtualised cloud based infrastructure.
We are looking for an integration test engineer to join our team to help us deliver a large scale systems integration programme. As part of the integration team the successful candidate will design, create and execute system integration tests. This is an opportunity to work on an exciting programme delivering critical infrastructure key to the future of UK Air Traffic Management. Though experience with Air Traffic Management is not required as on-the-job training will be provided, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate integration test experience, ideally within a large-scale virtualised cloud based infrastructure.
Deliver testing in a key part of the programme ensuring milestones are met on time and to sufficient quality, review requirements & design documents and seek clarification where appropriate to identify full scope of testing.
Create and review test plans and test designs, working with third party suppliers to ensure requirements coverage.
Create, review and optimise Testing Processes.
Design, create and execute Test Cases and supporting data.
Document test results and defects
Produce Test Reports and report on interim progress.
Essential Skills and Experience:
5 years’ test experience (or 4 years’ experience with ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing), 1 of which in a lead role.
Excellent understanding of the Testing Lifecycle and the different types of testing such as Functional and Integration Testing.
Demonstrable Systems Integration experience including integrating 3rd party systems or components.
Experience of taking ownership and driving delivery of testing projects.
Able to understand existing Test Process and identify improvements and efficiencies.
Experience of creating Test Cases based on requirements and design documents.
Strong oral and written communication skills – ability to communicate with technical and non-technical team members.
Self-motivated and willing to speak to colleagues to find out missing information;
Enthusiastic, proactive, troubleshooting attitude with a willingness to learn new technologies;
ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing or 5 years test experience.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Working with large-scale and complex integration programmes;
Digital voice such as Voice Over IP and voice recording.
Working with 3rd party suppliers;
Good time management and organisational skills – ability to work with minimal supervision and direct others to do the same
Experience with virtualised products/services/solutions
Familiar with high-integrity or safety-related real-time systems;
Knowledge of test automation concepts such as keyword driven framework;
Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture;
DOORS, JIRA and HPQC (ALM) experience or equivalent tools;
ATM knowledge would be advantageous but is not a pre-requisite
Typical Minimum Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with considerable professional experience, or some professional experience with a related Masters degree.
Clearance Requirements: Current UK SC Clearance, or the ability to gain UK SC Clearance.
What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)
Commitment to Diversity:
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.
Who We Are:
Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering and science.
Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.
What Makes Us Different:
Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world. You can inspire change.
Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team. We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years. Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.
People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that that enhance your future.
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.