Senior Operational Acceptance Test Engineer - OAT
£400-500 per day
I am currently looking for an Operational Acceptance Test Engineer to join my team on a 6 months+ contract with high likelihood of extensions.
This is an SC Cleared role. A current clearance is highly desirable but not essential.
*Experience in non-functional testing across recovery and restoration testing phases.
*Strong understanding of critical Live services, alerting and monitoring, SLAs and operational procedures and the relevant test documentations for execution and assurance.
*Experience in system and network infrastructure testing is beneficial.
*Extensive experience in delivering OAT test requirements, creating test plans, traceability matrices, test data sets, cases/scripts and test results/reports.
*Strong knowledge of the SDLC and experience with Agile test methodology.
*Technical understanding of design and system architecture.
*Excellent test documentation writing skills.
*A strong understanding of the Testing principles.
*Experience of working with a variety of Test Tools for Functional and Non Functional.
*Experience of defect management tools such as JIRA and associated JIRA Add-ons.
*ISEB/ISTQB certification - minimum of Foundation, Advanced or Practitioner preferred.
*Good understanding of ITIL framework and all associated ITIL processes.
*Very knowledgeable on validation processes and test tools.
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
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