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  • Job reference: RMS0204488

System Test Engineer

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Our client is a leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Control and IT Solutions and Services with major customers in the Nuclear, Power Generation, Utilities and Oil & Gas markets. The Company is renowned for its innovation, technical excellence, project delivery, quality and safety.

Summary of the Role:
This role is for a senior automation test engineer to form part of our client's dynamic product development team for a leading energy solution based on our IoT platform OPUS. The right candidate will have proven experience and demonstrable knowledge of working in a product testing environment developing scripts and automated test routines to ensure their product releases are fully compliant with their quality procedures and processes prior to formal deployment.

Overall responsibilities will include:

* Defining test strategies and preparing test plans for their OPUS platform
* Align software test activities to meet their product development schedules using best practices and tools
* Plan, develop, coordinate and perform testing for each product minor and major release in alignment with other product verification and validation activities
* Testing, automating and maintaining manual and automated regression suites
* Participate in product team discussions on product design and presenting test results to the engineering team and management
* Engaging with their client testers in a positive and collaborative manner

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree in Computing or Science related subject
* Proven experience of working in a software testing environment using and development automated test routines
* Problem solving skills - Identifying issues, exploring alternative solutions and providing the right level of support to the development team
* Good organisation skills and comfortable working against challenging timescales
* Working experience in C#, C++, ASP/MVC, .Net or equivalent
* Ability to learn new and emerging technologies
* UK driving licence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* HTML5/CSS3 - Styling applications.
* JavaScript
* Working knowledge of databases (RDBMS/NoSQL/Time series).

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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