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Jacobs Principal System Integration & Test Professional in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for self-starting Test professionals with experience in Software I&T, Product I&T and System I&T experience in a rapidly changing market space. We are looking to evolve our SI&T capabilities and looking for individuals that have the experience, self motivation and innovative approaches to help us realise this evolutionary move. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects for our diverse client portfolio under a hybrid working arrangements that best suit each clients needs.

You will be reporting to the Cyber Systems Integrator Portfolio Test Manager.

Responsibilities will include :

  • Under direction from the SI&T Manager, leading a test team on a small-medium sized project within the test portfolio

  • Working with key stakeholders to create Test and Acceptance Management Plans

  • Being a key contributor to the overall Test Strategy & ensure its implementation

  • Developing test artefacts to support testing coverage plans

  • Evolving test approaches and methods to best suit the project’s needs

  • Identifying the scope of the integration and testing required for a particular release based on the requirements and/or design

  • Identifying the required integration and test reporting metrics

  • Identifying the integration and test effort required for test cycles

  • Conducting test runs/cycles and reporting on them directly

  • Contributing to Integration and Test Risk Management

  • Generation and management of defects

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Experience of various development processes that include Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), and test automation frameworks/languages

  • Experience in various engineering methodologies - such as Waterfall/Agile/SAFe

  • Experience in the development and delivery of:

  • Lab-based system and user acceptance

  • System integration and V&V inputs to design to ensure testability

  • Automated testing approaches and methodologies

  • Tools for test reporting, test management, and test automation

  • Traceability between test cases and both requirements & design

  • Integration and test plans, test cases, test scripts and reports

  • To understand project priorities and what is required from SI&T to meet them

  • Be able to analyse data output from testing and articulate what that means to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • The ability to report issues/negative outcomes with a way forward

  • To be able to separate the differences and relationship between Acceptance, Certification, and Qualification

We are looking for people to Join our team that posses the following skills:

  • Active listener & Quick learner

  • Passion for Testing

  • Good Communications and reporting

  • Adaptable

  • Resourceful

  • Innovative

  • Team Player

  • Empathetic

Experience :

  • Relevant technical experience, with proven success in project delivery

  • Relevant leadership experience

  • Hold current minimum BPSS clearance (will require to qualify for SC clearance)

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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