Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: Up to £350 per day
Reference: T2KL/1374254
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2018 02:48

Job Description

Purpose of Position:

This role is for a software test engineer who has demonstrable skills in software testing. The candidate will have experience of the testing of embedded systems developed in the C# language within Visual Studio. Experience of DOORS and Rhapsody (or other design tool) is highly desirable. Additionally, skills in Javascript, HTML and CSS development would be beneficial as would experience of IBM RTC and in networking related technologies e.g. ZeroConf, YANG, NetConf, TLS and PNAC.

EvO Manage is an Agile managed programme, experience of Agile methodologies is highly desirable. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will initially be supporting the EvO Manage development, but must be willing to work on any of the development projects within the organisation, also develops for the embedded avionics market. Relevant skills in this market are also desirable e.g. GreenHills Multi/INTEGRITY, MISRA C, tactical data links, SparkAda, real-time software development.



  • Participate in a project development team
  • Lead small groups of software developers
  • Facilitate execution of programme
  • Provide status and cost/schedule information to lead engineer/programme manager
  • Develop software design from system specifications
  • Develop good quality code from the software design
  • Support software integration and testing
  • Produce technical documentation to support the software lifecycle

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • C# .
  • Net Standard and .Net Core
  • Rhapsody
  • Networking - NetConf, YANG, ZeroConf, PNAC, TLS
  • Strong software lifecycle skills and good team player

Addition desirable:

  • GreenHills Multi/INTEGRITY
  • Tactical data links
  • SparkAda
  • Safety critical/Embedded/Real-time software

Demonstrable breadth and depth of experience/competence in software product design and development, or a background that provides the equivalent transferrable experience/competence. Experience in network protocol implementation is desirable.

  • Demonstrable experience/competence in leadership & management of project engineering teams and development activities.
  • A demonstrable ability to understand the software lifecycle and innovate.
  • A demonstrable ability to build effective relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent analysis and decision making skills.
  • A willingness to learn and develop any gaps in experience/competence.
  • Current security clearance


Degree in a relevant Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or IT discipline (or equivalent experience).

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