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Job #: R-00093051
Location: Hereford, HEF
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: UK - DV
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Senior Test Engineer

We are looking for an experienced Senior Test Engineer with specific integration and verification knowledge to join our team and help us deliver ongoing systems integration projects.  As part of an integrated team the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of key I&V activities.

The Senior Test Engineer will work work with customers, suppliers and our I&V engineers to plan and manage the design, creation and execution of system integration tests. The successful candidate will need to have broad systems test experience.

This is an opportunity to work on an exciting programme delivering critical infrastructure key to the future of UK National Security. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead a small team to deliver testing in a key part of the programme ensuring milestones are met on time and to sufficient quality.

  • Work within the I&V leadership team to manage the delivery of I&V services on the programme including addressing issues, resourcing, planning and reporting.

  • Review requirements & design documents and seek clarification where appropriate to identify full scope of testing.

  • Create and review test plans and test designs, working with third party suppliers to ensure requirements coverage.

  • Create, review and optimise Testing Processes.

  • Document test results and defects

  • Produce Test Reports and report on interim progress.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Test experience with ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing) and experience within a lead role.

  • Excellent understanding of the Testing Lifecycle and the different types of testing such as Functional and Integration Testing.

  • Demonstrable Systems Integration experience including integrating 3rd party systems or components.

  • Experience of taking ownership and driving delivery of testing projects.

  • Able to understand existing Test Process and identify improvements and efficiencies.

  • Experience of creating Test Cases based on requirements and design documents.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills – ability to communicate with technical and non-technical team members.

  • Self-motivated and willing to speak to colleagues to find out missing information;

  • Ability to identify, troubleshoot and debug issues across interfaces;

  • Ability to analyse and review test evidence from suppliers;

  • Enthusiastic, proactive, troubleshooting attitude with a willingness to learn new technologies;

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Working with large-scale and complex integration programmes;

  • Good time management and organisational skills – ability to work with minimal supervision and direct others to do the same.

  • Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture.

  • Experience with virtualised products/services/solutions

  • Familiar with high-integrity or safety-related real-time systems;

  • Knowledge of test automation concepts such as keyword driven framework;

  • DOORS, JIRA and HPQC (ALM) experience or equivalent tools;

Typical Minimum Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with considerable professional experience, or some professional experience with a related Masters degree, or no experience required with a related PhD or JD. Considered career, or journey level.

What do we do for you?
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.


We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, and cycle to work scheme)

Commitment to Diversity

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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