AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.
We are looking for an ambitious Software Test Engineer to join Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth. You will join our NMS Product team, a team of 20+ engineers including system engineers, software developers/testers.
The group run a number of projects so there is opportunity for a variety of roles/projects within the group over time, all run using agile/scrum. You will also help define and lead the evolution of our automated testing.
You will have proven knowledge and experience of testing in an agile development environment delivering software solutions and will join a scrum team to deliver functionality for new products and solutions to UK and international customers. Testing will involve automated testing as well as functional testing as required.
You will need to be eligible able to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Creation and execution of automated tests from both manual test procedures and system/sub-system requirements specifications / user story behaviour descriptions.
Design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions
Creation of automation reports and analysis of results to report testing effectiveness.
Working with developers to diagnose and rectify software problems.
Support mapping of tests to requirements to show satisfactory test coverage
Creation of Tickets (JIRA) to describe faults identified in the system under test.
Required Skills and Experience
Experience of software developments using Agile methodology
Experience in various automation tool suites - ideally Selenium, Cucumber, Rational Functional Tester
Strong test automation skills within a continuous integration environment
Manual testing experience
Experience with issue tracking systems
What we can offer to you
In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit share; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and very strong, very real strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.
Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.
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This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.
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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.