Manual Software Test Engineer
Airbus Defence and Space Portsmouth
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. 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.
Description of the job
A vacancy for a Manual Software Test Engineer has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth. The successful applicant will join our Satcom Network Management Systems (NMS) group.
Your responsibilities will be to provide input to and support Test Reviews as well as supporting the implementation team in the investigation and diagnosis of software issues. You will also be involved in the management of our simulators and testing rigs and environment as well as the process of uploading and verifying new software builds.
You will gain hands-on experience in Software Testing, System Integration Testing and will have the opportunity to deal with challenging situations in a real world example. Also you will have access to a catalogue of training, both online and in person, which will enable you to develop your skills and experience.
Our ideal candidate would be adaptable, a quick learner, and have an eye for detail with strong problem solving abilities. The candidate should be comfortable using their initiative and be self-motivated, as well as enjoying being a key part of our existing team. The candidate must be able to document and report technical information clearly and concisely, and be able to verify problem reports.
This role is based primarily at our Portsmouth site but includes scope to travel across our other UK sites.
The successful applicant will be subject to UK Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.