UNLEASH YOUR POTENTIAL
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.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
WHAT SETS YOU APART:
We currently have a vacancy for a Test Automation Engineer working on a flagship programme, delivering large scale Cloud Transformation in the UK. The engineers will be responsible for development and maintenance of automation test scripts and test reporting using both industry standard automation test suites and custom developed frameworks within a fully operational test system. The testing process will follow an agile development and release process that supports critical customer mission goals in the area of National Security using manual and automated testing techniques and tools.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work independently and as part of a team.
Work independently, or with a team of software and systems engineers; must be knowledgeable in industry-standard testing tools and methodologies.
Edit, create, maintain, and debug automated test scripts written in Python, assist with creation of test plans, procedures and reports detailing the test process and infrastructure to appropriately assess that products/deliverables meet defined requirements.
Use custom built automated test tools and operate in a secure environment.
Edit and run automated test scripts, and create automated and manual test scripts for processes that are not yet automated.
Maintain and enhance automated test scripts, as needed for applications in run & maintain
Establish the test approach and defect tracking workflow (primarily automated tests, augmented with manual tests when necessary) for multiple development scrum teams
Contribute to the scrum teams, participate in daily scrums, and be proactive on work tasks and obstacle resolution
Must be a dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver that can operate with minimal supervision.
6 years’ test experience (or 5 years’ experience with ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing).
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.
Able to understand existing Test Process and identify improvements and efficiencies.
Experience of creating Test Cases based on requirements and design documents.
Experience in Python, Robot Automation
Extensive experience with software testing frameworks (e.g. Katalon Studio, Selenium, SoapUI, Junit, DART, or similar)
Agile workload management and bug tracking (e.g. Jira, BitBucket, or similar)
Must have a strong working knowledge of scripting and programming in current languages (e.g., Python, Java, C, C++, C#, Assembly, etc.)
Experience working in a regulated environment testing
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;
Desired Skills and Experience:
Working with large-scale and complex integration programmes;
Performance testing and measurement of integrated systems.
Organizing/supporting user acceptance testing (UAT) prior to Production deployment
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools
Negative testing concepts and risk assessment reporting
Code quality scans (e.g., SonarQube)
Clearance Required: SC
WHAT DO 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, childcare vouchers and 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.