Infrastructure Tester - Hammersmith

Infrastructure Tester
Location: Hammersmith, London
Closing date for application: 31/10/17

Civica Digital requires an Infrastructure Tester to join the team delivering the monitoring and alerting component of a large multi-supplier programme for a UK Central Government department. You will be comfortable working in a lead test role and be confident in the full testing lifecycle for both functional and non-functional testing. You’ll also refine the testing process and test infrastructure as required to ensure a quality product is delivered on every release.

Role Responsibilities:

  • You will be expected to create test plans, execute test cases and provide confirmation that Acceptance Criteria have been met before independent verification by the client.
  • Review Requirements and Design Documents to determine the scope of testing.
  • Produce Test Plans, scoping the testing to be performed at a high level.
  • Create Test Scripts to implement Test Plans.
  • Manually run tests and gather test evidence.
  • Produce a Test Completion Report, summarising the testing performed.
  • Participate in informal and formal reviews of the above.
  • Continually refine and improve the testing process and test environment.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience of manual testing and using automated test tools.
  • In depth knowledge of Infrastructure testing, Function testing, Integration testing and Operational Acceptance testing
  • Atlassian toolset experience – JIRA, Confluence
  • Experienced using GIT as a content repository.
  • ISTQB Testing Qualifications.
  • Excellent understanding of the agile delivery cycle with experience of working in an agile environment.
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance to SC level and have been a UK resident for 5 years continuously
  • Confident communicator with clients, peers and senior level.
  • Experienced in creating client facing documentation to support testing.
  • Committed to produce work of high quality.


Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • SC level security clearance
  • Awareness of application monitoring solutions (for example Sensu).
  • Awareness of log aggregation and analysis tools (for example Logstash, elasticsearch etc).
  • Previous experience in managing and maintaining Windows or Unix / Linux environments
  • Experience of working with clients in the UK Public Sector.