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Test Analyst Programmer - Day Rate - 27120

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/10/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Tasks involved - context is end to end functional testing:
* Support Test Framework development to deliver robust, complementary manual and automated processes.
* Support Requirements refinement and delivery into Test -Strategy and -Requirements.
* Turn test requirements into automated or manual scripts and perform execution
* Raise defects and follow resolution across a number of interfaces that make up the mobile data and telematics environment.
* Collaboration across teams to perform smoke tests.
* On board testing to prove hardware performance. The environments under test are:
* Telematics: server, telematics unit and vehicle interactions.
* In-car Linux based UI interface with embedded functions and data connectivity
* Several web based applications that are designed to be used by different user groups
* Mobile applications for both Android and iOS
* XML based data delivery functions. Characteristics of tasks:

Each of the applications carries specific functionality to different user groups. The testing must prove completeness of function and identify integrity or consistency issues between the different applications. There are deliveries across both agile and waterfall methods. Incremental releases will require constant test adaptation for new features. Several suppliers are involved in delivering the whole product. The profile requires strong analysis skills and diligence in tracing root cause.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A thorough, innovative, completer finisher with strong attention to detail. [Essential]
* Manual and automated test delivery in a continuous test regime [Essential / Expert]
* Strong knowledge of test principles and methods [Essential / Expert]
* Proven experience in embedded and Client/Server system testing. [Essential / Expert]
* Strong history of Cross Platform Testing [Essential / Expert]
* Strong history of web portal, mobile app and location services testing [Essential / Expert]
* Knowledge of Internet communication protocols. [Desirable / Expert]
* Understanding of implications of mobile networks in an M2M context. [Desirable]
* Familiarity with consumer electronics and the automotive industry.[Desirable / Expert]
* Knowledge of telematics concepts and features. [Desirable / Expert]

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