Senior Test & Integration Engineer - Automation, API & Linux

Raytheon U.K.
Greater Manchester
03 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019

About the role…

A fantastic opportunity to join Raytheon UK in our rapidly growing Cyber Innovation Centre based in Greater Manchester. We have a number of vacancies at in our rapidly growing Test & Integration Team. We develop software using an Agile/Scrum methodology and you will be involved fully in the software development lifecycle, working closely with the developers in an integrated team environment. Working for Raytheon you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations. Raytheon supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you further develop your career and develop your management and leadership potential.

Main duties of the position:

Basic Objective: Performing activities associated with integration, system and customer acceptance test phases of the system development lifecycle

Key Responsibilities:
·Apply test skills and experience within the context of an Agile software development team
·Act as test & integration lead for small/medium programmes or subsystems within larger programmes
·Defining test environment and tool requirements
·Manage creation of automated and manual test scripts
·Produce test & deployment strategies and plans in compliance with customer project guidelines
·Produce deployment packages appropriate for
·Support estimation of test activities
·Support test team interactions with the wider development team and assist in the resolution of issues
·Support the development team at formal and artifact reviews as necessary
·Provide defect and code quality metrics to the programme

What we are looking for…

Essential Skills:

·Understanding of the Systems Engineering lifecycle, and demonstrable application of relevant Test methodologies and toolsets
·Experience of deploying and configuring complex software under Linux.
·Experience of virtualization (e.g. VMWare and Hyper-V)
·Requirement verification and validation for software based systems
·Test specification development
·Test script preparation
·Experience of scripting languages such as Python, Perl
·Experience of Automated Test Tools

Desirable Skills:

·Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
·Knowledge of developing in a high level language such as C++/Java
·Experience of Continuous Integration
·Linux system administration skill

Key Behaviours:

·Good interpersonal skills for customer and partner liaison
·Good written and oral communication skills
·Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
·An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
·A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
·Ability to work closely with others in a small team
·Ability to work under pressure
·High degree of initiative and flexibility
·Willingness to travel if required


Degree in Numerate Subject essential or evidence of ongoing professional development

About Raytheon Cyber Security

Raytheon has decades of experience in cyber, information operations and information assurance to successfully protect our global customers’ critical infrastructure from the most complex threats. Increasing demand for our capabilities has led us to require the building of a new Innovation Centre to support our government, law enforcement and commercial customers. This will create a broad spectrum of new roles to support our customers in developing solutions for cyber security, research and mission support both technical and non-technical.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. Raytheon's ambition is to provide an environment that is more silicon valley than security and defence. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding, avoiding the dull 'beige' of the standard information security companies.

If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance we want to hear from you today.

What we can offer you…

Ongoing development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

All successful applicants must be eligible & willing to obtain a SC clearance with the view to progressing to DV level which would be sponsored by Raytheon UK.

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