NS - Fundamental - Tester London/Bristol

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

Job Details

Role Description

The role holder:

The Software Test Engineer is able to:
  • Creates Test designs, plans, scripts, programs and supporting artefacts using appropriate tools
  • Troubleshoot issues discovered
  • Accurately Detail discovered issues within the appropriate tooling
  • Explain to development and management the severity of any issue
  • Execute tests as described and accurately record results
  • Use product knowledge to run investigative tests
  • Tailor approach to the phase of the project being executed

Key Accountabilities

The role holder:
  • Produces or validates the schedule and effort estimate for each performed task
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of schedule and endeavours to estimate accurately and deliver according to those estimates
  • Demonstrates skill and adeptness in team collaboration, technical discussion and negotiation
  • Continually increases personal understanding of the test frameworks, technical concepts, methods and measurements that underpin the engineering disciplines and practices of BAE systems
  • Works with Software Engineers to guide and assure their testing
  • Works with requirements owners to refine requirements such that they may be proven through testing
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand, challenge, contribute or construct functional and non-functional requirements and be capable of building tests in line with the requirements
  • Exploits appropriate test methods, languages, libraries and techniques and apply these to software engineering tasks to realise the most effective outcome
  • Ensures that all work is consistent with defined standards where standards exist and to withstand professional scrutiny in any case
  • Ensures high quality and delivery standards are met and consistently deliver quality test artefacts and reports on time and within estimate.
  • Demonstrates the professionalism to reflect on and improve personal performance
  • Works as a member of an engineering team, collaborates with other team members and participates in technical discussions and conversations with customers


Please refer to the Engineering Career Development Framework for a detailed description of the technical competencies required within your Capability area. This will include an outline of the required:
  • Knowledge
  • Skillls
  • Qualifications

  • Information on the BAE Systems Company Behaviours is available here .
  • For further insight into how BAE Systems Behaviours can be applied to each grade within Engineering please refer to the Engineering Career Development Framework

The 3 key behaviours of focus for this role are:
  • Integrity
  • Courage
  • Collaboration


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.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We work across 6 main areas, Cyber, Defence, Delivery & Advisory, FinCrime, Intelligence and Space. Come visit us at the expo, or our website, to learn more about our opportunities.






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