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Job #: R-00001245
Location: Whiteley
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: UK

Job Description:

Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people and our community. Our mission and our values guide the way we do business. The foundation of our Leidos culture is our Values, Beliefs and Expectations by which we select, recognise and reward employees. They create the environment that drives us toward our mission.

Inspired to make a difference, we are committed to solving the world's toughest problems.

Passionate about customer success by being determined to understand and respond to our customers' needs as if they were our own.

United as a team, we are bound together by our conviction that ethics and integrity is core to how we operate.

We are looking for an experienced Integration and Verification Lead engineer to join our team and help us deliver a large-scale systems integration project. As part of an integrated team the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of key I&V activities.

The 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.

This is an opportunity to work on an exciting programme delivering critical infrastructure key to the future of UK Air Traffic Management.

Though experience with Air Traffic Management (ATM) is not required as on-the-job training will be provided as required, the successful candidate will need to have broad systems test experience, preferably experience within large-scale systems of systems integration programmes.

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:
  • 5 years' test experience (or 4 years' experience with ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing), 1 of which in 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;
  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing or 5 years test experience.

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;
  • Knowledge of the MEGA Enterprise Architecture framework or other modelling tools
ATM knowledge would be advantageous but is not a pre-requisite

External Referral Bonus:
Ineligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Other Clearance

Travel:
No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Testing and Quality Assurance

1000

UK
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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