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  • Automation / Python scripting skills required
  • Career development and mentoring on offer
  • Networking experience essential
What our client can offer:
Our client is highly regarded within their specialist area and sells their product all around the world, across many industries and into some challenging environments. In joining this well established company you will work in a highly technical multidisciplinary team, in modern offices with a café and plenty of parking on site. You will work on complex and challenging projects and contribute to a robust and thorough test programme.

What you will do:
Using your previous testing skills you will make a significant contribution to key projects. You will utilise your previous networking and TCP/IP protocol experience and your Linux and Wireshark (or similar) skills within this complex testing environment. Everything you do will demonstrate and promote best practice, quality and test excellence. You will have the opportunity to apply a range of different test methodologies and within a range of different contexts i.e. bench testing, system testing, field trials, load & soak testing. Working with cross-functional, agile, development teams you will be exposed to a diverse range of learning opportunities, supporting both personal and professional development.

Skills and experience we are looking for:
This is not your average software testing role. We invite applications from experienced Test Analysts who can demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, a desire to work in a collaborative team, and above average problem solving and analysis skills. Technicians with strong Network experience who want to break into Testing will also be considered. You will need:
  • A background in technical network testing in telecoms or radio, or a background in network management configuration technician roles
  • A relevant tertiary qualification and at least 2 years commercial experience
  • Experience in Test Automation methodologies and tools (e.g. BDD) and competency in Python scripting or similar
  • A broad understanding and experience with networks in capture/analysis tools like Wireshark, exposure to Network set up & configuration and working knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stack
  • Load/Soak Testing experience.
  • Exposure to the full lifecycle of commercial product development
  • CI/CD experience with Jenkins, Git, AWS or similar is beneficial
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