Software Test Engineer

  • Anywhere
  • Anywhere

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

The Defence and Space Business Unit in BAE Systems Applied Intelligence delivers mission focused solutions in cyber & electronic warfare, digital transformation and special communications to clients across Land, Sea, Air, Space and Cyber.

We are looking for a Security Cleared Software Test Engineer with manual and automated testing experience to join our team. It is also desirable to have experience with Java, Android, Espresso and/or Cypress.

The role will be based part time at client site in the West Country or on the South Coast with the remainder working from home.

You will be working closely with the client and our development team to create a mission ready solution.

About The Role

The Software Test Engineer designs, plans and executes tests in order to assess the completeness and quality of engineered solutions and/or products.

Role Accountabilities

  • Creates Test designs, plans, scripts, programs and supporting artefacts using appropriate tools and following the disciplines and practices of BAE systems
  • Produces or validates the schedule and effort estimate for each performed task
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of schedule and endeavours to estimate accurately and deliver according to those estimates
  • Demonstrates skill and adeptness in team collaboration, technical discussion and negotiation
  • Continually increases personal understanding of the test frameworks, technical concepts, methods and measurements that underpin the engineering disciplines and practices of BAE systems
  • Works with Software Engineers to guide and assure their testing
  • Works with requirements owners to refine requirements such that they may be proven through testing
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand, challenge, contribute or construct functional and non-functional requirements and be capable of building tests in line with the requirements
  • Exploits appropriate test methods, languages, libraries and techniques and apply these to software engineering tasks to realise the most effective outcome
  • Ensures that all work is consistent with defined standards where standards exist and to withstand professional scrutiny in any case
  • Ensures high quality and delivery standards are met and consistently deliver quality test artefacts and reports on time and within estimate.
  • Demonstrates the professionalism to reflect on and improve personal performance
  • Works as a member of an engineering team, collaborates with other team members and participates in technical discussions and conversations with customers

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division Overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

Life at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

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