This job has expired

Automation Tester

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Closing date
13 Feb 2022
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence requires Automation Testers and Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET) to support our mission, helping nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk, comply with regulation and transform their operations. 

Key Responsibilities:

The role will be embedded within one of our scrum teams, where you'll be creating Automation Tests to support the ongoing development of products and projects, working alongside developers to influence the design of testable code and platform engineers to integrate your tests into cloud hosted Continuous Delivery pipelines.  The choice of tools, technologies and approaches will be wide and varied and you'll have a chance to influence the direction of automation testing.

•Analysing test requirements, designing and producing re-usable test scripts and specifying requirements for environments, data and test tools required
•Overcoming development obstacles to deliver quality testing on time
•Reviewing test artefacts produced by peers
•Reviewing test results and modify the test suite as necessary
•Defining and creating test cases from the analysis of non-functional specifications
•Designing and executing functional and performance test scripts, and security tests
•Analysing requirements for test automation, designing and implementing  the technical solution regardless of approach.
•Reviewing and assuring the scope and execution of Unit Tests and Integration Tests performed by Software Engineers
•Working closely with other Engineers to describing to how their work will be, or has been, tested such that the Software Engineers gains insight into the tester’s interpretation of the requirements
•Execute Session-based (Exploratory) Testing where scripted testing is inappropriate or requires augmentation

What we are looking for:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Agile software development
  • Demonstrable knowledge of atleast one automation test tool

Other Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Use of collaboration tools (Atlassian Suite, Git etc)
  • Familiarity with BDD and TDD tools 
  • Awareness of accessibility standards

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert