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Test and Validation Engineer

Defence Division
Contract/Interim
01782 203040
Up to £460 per day
Home Counties
11929BZT
24-01-2023 12:13 PM
Inside IR35 - 6 months - Security Cleared - Test and Validation

This role is responsible for functionally leading a team of Test Practitioners conducting the Test and Validation function for a number of key UK business, Government and Defence contracts.
The role holder will create, own and maintain the test and validation strategy for high profile, high value and highly complex project deliveries.
The role holder will assure the integrity of test activities and ensure they are conducted to agreed quality standards.
The role holder will be required to conduct a test architect function to support bid development through the application of their knowledge of the specialism to the activities performed by the test organisation.


Expert level understanding of Test and Validation processes and procedures.

Required to be security cleared ranging from SC. NPPV2 & 3 through to DV clearance

Experienced in the Winning New Business process and the Shipley methods for bid support, using creative thinking to answer to ITT questions and make key contributions to support high-scoring responses backed up with efficiently sized forecasts and justified
risks.

May be required to interface directly with the customer at operational and director levels. Face to face visits to customer site may be required.

Drives improvements to the Test and Validation process - is responsible for the integrity / maintenance.

Strong customer focus and drive to provide proactive, pre-emptive and best in class service.

Possesses the ability to take well-evaluated risks and be audacious in making decisions and taking action

Must have technical understanding QA/Static testing of
documentation.

Will provide Design review / input, Security requirement analysis and input to Business continuity plans.

Required to report / communicate with Director / Head of / Senior Manager for project updates.

Capable of designing a new Service by considering data, analysing impacted systems and tools, analysing the impact on people from a variety of business functions and locations, being able to choose the best strategy/approach, defining system requirements,
process definitions and operational support wraps.

Service and Continuous Improvement, gap identification and analysis, root cause analysis, process re-engineering, able to provide training to teams from various business functions and overall delivery manage the improvement.

Will lead on wider team initiatives such as CI, Your Say
and ISO20K audits.

Qualified at ISTQB advanced or equivalent level.

Is qualified at or be capable of working towards ITIL4 Foundation with 6 months of appointment to role and Expert equivalent level within 18 months.

Please send in an up-to-date CV


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 18 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.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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