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Job Ref:  204722962
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Bedford
Post Code:  MK40
Salary:  £41 - £52/hour
02/10/2016 04:32
My Client is looking for a Systems Integration & Test Engineer to join them at their Ampthill site. As the company looks to grow its UK business over the next five years, it sees new opportunities to partner with the UK government to meet the country's global defence and security needs. This will be on an initial 6 month contract but the likelihood of an extension is quite high (2-3 years expected project lifespan).

Working Hours
Week 1 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri 8.30am - 4pm
Week 2 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm Fri day off
Lunch break 30 mins each day

My client has become known as a leading UK defence engineering company, delivering on a broad range of contracts for the MoD, prime contractors across the wider UK market and international defence ministries.

Specific Job Description
My client are seeking systems integration and test engineers with experience in delivering complex, software intensive systems to work on the design and development of a new Ground Based Air Defence system. Successful candidates will have demonstrable experience in planning/conducting/reporting on software intensive, network-based systems integration and verification test programmes.

The successful candidate's responsibilities include:
* Conduct of integration and test activities in accordance with the Test, Evaluation and Acceptance Plan (TEAP)
* Regular reporting to the ITEA lead
* Generation of integration plans, test cases procedures and reports
* Conducting system integration and system verification testing
* Identification, acquisition, maintenance and configuration control of the test equipment and synthetic environments in the System Integration Laboratory to support system integration testing
* Generation of system verification test cases and procedures, maintain the links to the system requirements

Required skills, qualifications and experience
* Working within a large multi-disciplinary engineering team to deliver complex systems to tight deadlines
* Experience of requirements-based integration and verification of complex software intensive systems
* Ability to use innovation and traditional methods to develop technical solutions to both simple and more complex problems
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Experience of creating test plans, test cases, test procedures and test reports for system integration and/or system verification testing

Knowledge and experience of any of the following:
* Integration and verification of software intensive systems
* Integration and verification of IP networked systems to military customers
* Integration and verification of battlespace management systems
* Knowledge and experience of using one or more of the following tools to facilitate system integration and test;
* IBM Rational Publishing Engine
* IBM Rational Quality Manager
* Desired skills, qualifications and experience
* Software and IP networks engineering experience and background
* Configuration, integration and troubleshooting of recent Microsoft Windows desktop and server products
* Configuration, integration and troubleshooting of network firewalls, switches and routers
* Knowledge and experience of integrating ground-based radar systems, missile systems or tactical data links
* Experience of system integration and verification testing using battlespace synthetic environments
* Experience of battlespace systems field trials

Use of any of the following tools and products:
* VR Forces
* EXata
* Test Complete
* Wireshark or other network analysis tool


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