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Lead Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Lead Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
IT
Salary: Good, excellent benefits
Start Date: 2018-08-22
Reference: BH-88454
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email: amanda.bury@nesgt.com
Job Published: August 23, 2018 09:59

Job Description

Lead Software Test Engineer – Permanent - Oxfordshire

Technologies and short overview of the position:- Visual Studio, C++, C#, Unit Testing, ISTQB Certified. Primary function of the Lead Software Test Engineer is to test software for automated IVD systems & informatics. Participates in a team-oriented environment to develop requirements & design for user interface, business rules, data management or embedded system control applications, in addition to ensuring requirements & designs are tested. Lead Software Test Engineer also to provide technical leadership & guidance for other software test engineers. Lead Software Test Engineer to have the ability to estimate, plan & review their work. Lead Software Test Engineer will coordinate integration & testing activities for other software test engineers. Requires experience with Microsoft Windows applications, including debugging tools. Requires experience with automated testing & simulator tools.

This field includes Main Responsibilities imported from Legacy System.


    • Responsibilities include activities throughout the entire software development Life cycle.

    • Primary areas of responsibility include: Advanced operation & repairs of system - Software Integration & Testing. Review Functional Descriptions & provide input to ensure they are testable.

    • Develop test plans, strategies, & use cases for features, requirements, or Problem Reports (PRS) based on practices & procedures.

    • Develop informal manual & automated protocols & acceptance criteria for features, requirements or PRS according to practices & procedures.

    • Run informal protocols for software feature, requirement or PRS according to practices & procedures.

    • Perform test case & test case run analysis to determine adequacy of testing, including coverage, boundary & regression analysis.

    • Assess build readiness based on informal data gathering.

    • Define, create, & execute complex data gathering protocols as well as analyse associated data to assess build stability in areas such as, memory management. --Software Design Verification Testing.



Review Software Requirements & provide input to ensure they are testable.


    • Develop release test plans, strategies, & use cases for features, requirements, or PRS based on practices & procedures.

    • Develop formal manual & automated protocols & acceptance criteria for features, requirements or PRS according to practices & procedures.

    • Run formal protocols for software feature, requirement or PRS according to practices & procedures.

    • Perform test case & test case run analysis to determine adequacy of test cases, including coverage, boundary & regression analysis.

    • Prepare test summaries for software increments that include metrics on coverage, traceability, & defects. - Fault isolation, troubleshooting, & root cause analysis activities during system integration & testing for systems in development & on-Market.

    • Able to apply the Latest software design & development tools & techniques as required. - Mentor software test engineers - Configuration Management.

    • Perform CM for software work Products - Software Process Engineering. Understand FDA Regs - Q documents & apply to software development.



Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK