Systems Integration & Test Engineer (Maritime)
Duration: 6 months
Rate: 75-80ph umbrella (inside IR35)
Specific Job Description:
The System Integration and Test (I&T) Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of System level Integration and Test on Maritime programmes.
The role is to ensure consistency across all Integrated Solutions programmes, with assignments to discrete programmes tasks as needed.
The System Integration and Test (I&T) Engineer will report to the I&T manager and be under the general direction of the I&T Lead.
Providing and contributing to Test activities to all Integrated Solutions programmes on I&T System level tasking
Ensuring that Test procedures are developed in line with the system requirements and to the standards required by the I&T processes
Ensuring that Test documentation is delivered to schedule and available for Test Readiness Reviews (TRR), and consistent across all Integrated Solutions programmes.
Ensuring that Test execution is completed to cost & schedule
Investigation of complex system level faults found through test
Monitoring and progressing fix development & embodiment
Ensuring I&T processes for fault reporting and investigation complied with
Producing, collecting and reporting appropriate metrics showing progress
Using Metrics to guide decisions and for management reporting
The engineer should be able to function well within a team, interfacing with the Test manager, Integration and Test team lead and team members from both the internal test organisations and from the customer.
The engineer should be familiar with estimating and recording time and resource against planned testing and for co-ordinating test assets.
Demonstrable test experience across the full test lifecycle. With a track record of delivery in complex, challenging, cutting edge test environments, with specific focus on Software test activity.
Commitment & teamwork:
Disciplined, logical and flexible work approach.
Work effectively as part of a team, seeking timely management direction & guidance, peer counsel and team advice, exercising tact and diplomacy, and promoting enthusiasm, innovation and effective, positive inter-personal relationships.
High degree of personal and professional integrity.
Demonstrated understanding of customer needs and in house processes.
Clear, focused and effective verbal and written communications.
Good analytical skills.
Experience of Maritime Systems Development and Test beneficial, in addition to being able to demonstrate the following skills:
Analysis of technical problems and the production of pragmatic solutions;
Resolution of issues in an effective productive manner;
Production and convincing presentation of proposal and design documents Customer and Supplier;
Ability to make rapid decisions;
Comfortable working with a small team of people; good listening and debating skills;
Proven ability to produce innovative, technically compliant and cost effective solutions;
Experience of MOD projects.
The System Integration & Test Engineer role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance