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Senior Software Test Engineer

Ref no. BHN558469
Location Buckinghamshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Want to join a company a trusted and reputable company with a broad portfolio of capabilities across the Maritime domain?

Key skills required for this role

Software Engineer, Software, C++, Test


Software Engineer, Software, C++, Test

Job description


Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: The role is office/hybrid based with occasional travel to other company/customer's sites in the UK or abroad.

Want to work for a successful business, who develop advanced specialist systems to deliver warfighting edge in the modern maritime and underwater battlespace?

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!


  • The Senior Software Test Engineer will be accountable for supporting the development and maintenance of the CSS Software test strategy, testing quality framework, and test methodology.
  • Have a good understanding of Software architectural and detailed design, using UML with Enterprise Architect and DOORS or Jama
  • The Senior Software Test Engineer should have the ability to understand and use Requirements Analysis to support test design and planning.
  • Be able to support management for the design and execution of business process tests, User Acceptance evaluations, Software and Systems trials, confidence tests.
  • Software Test Planning and Elaboration
  • Have a good understanding and direct use of Software Configuration and Build Management
  • Have sonar domain knowledge, or similar signal processing intensive applications would be desirable, but training can be given

Experience needed:

  • Ideally qualified to Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Science, Engineering or Mathematics or a relevant subject.
  • Knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes, and tools.
  • Experience of the whole Software Development lifecycle
  • An appreciation of Agile, Waterfall and V Model lifecycles


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.
  • Experience in the Naval / Maritime domain would be advantageous.
  • ISEB Accreditation in Software Testing is desirable.
  • Previous experience of using testing tools and Test Harness frameworks: Azure DevOps, Jira, Redmine, Jenkins would be desirable.
  • A good working understanding of Microsoft applications - Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Knowledge of GIT, SVN, Jenkins, Hudson would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of C++, Linux, and Java would also be desirable.

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