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Test & Assurance Lead


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Fareham, Hampshire,United Kingdom                            




£60000 - £65000/annum Private Medical Insurance, Pension

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Test & Assurance Lead Location: Fareham, Hampshire Salary £60,000-£65,000 plus excellent company benefits Applicants must have, or be eligible to acquire, SC clearance We currently have a permanent vacancy for a Test Lead/Senior Network Test Engineer to join a top leading infrastructure Test and Assurance Team on various exciting Air Traffic Management programmes. The Test Lead, based in Hampshire, will be responsible for leading and managing the testing and assuring of the Infrastructure Services being provided to our customer for their large scale Air Traffic Management Integration Programme. Applicants must have experience of Test Leadership on various projects, including large scale Infrastructure and virtualisation projects and must have, or be eligible to acquire, SC clearance. The successful candidate will have experience of Infrastructure as a Service projects, including network and infrastructure performance testing and will be able to quickly assimilate large, complex network architectures. THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY The successful candidate will lead a small multi-disciplinary team of test, network and infrastructure engineers to conduct performance, resilience and service assurance testing of a large complex infrastructure deployment, including virtual compute and MPLS networks across multiple sites (Data Centres, Operational Centres and multiple remote sites). Specific duties may include: Provide goals and objectives for the team in line with the Test Plan Creating detailed plans for testing, including testing on remote sites Creating and maintaining Test Designs for network and infrastructure testing Leading a small multi-disciplinary team to conduct the testing and investigate issues Create Test Reports and assurance documentation Ensure work is on schedule, within budget and meets expectations Working with the wider test community to stay current with evolving processes, tools and methods Required Skills: Significant experience (5 - 10 years) within large scale infrastructure and virtualisation projects Experience of test planning, management and execution, preferably in large scale, complex virtualised and cloud computing environments Able to use understanding of customer needs and expectations to generate mutually beneficial solutions or alternatives Can deliver clear messages through dialogue, written work and formal presentation Demonstrates commitment to sharing ideas, technologies and best practices Willingness to offer fresh, innovative ideas and/or unconventional approaches Desired Skills: Experience of using commercial network test tools (Spirent, Ixia etc.) Experience of Cisco networks and virtualisation technologies CCNA certifications in Cloud, Data Centre, Routing and Switching Knowledge of professional engineering practices and best practices for the full development life cycle Experience of delivering into a Service Management organisation Ability to provide clear technical leadership whilst working collaboratively with a wider solution team Strong problem-solving with the ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment Strategic thinker, coupled with an output focused approach to getting the job done Quick learner with an in-depth understanding of the capability Strong knowledge of Service Management and its application to the delivery of successful services What do we do for you? 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, childcare vouchers, and cycle to work scheme) Please call Max on (phone number removed) for an informal discussion regarding the opportunity available or submit your CV
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