Product Test Engineer - Software/Network - Perm - Edinburgh - Up to GBP 40k

IT - Infrastructure, Network Security
£30,000 to £40,000 Per Annum
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Date Posted:
5 / 2 / 2018
Product Test Engineer - Software/Network - Perm - Edinburgh - Up to GBP 40k
Abrecco are recruiting a Network Product Test Engineer on behalf of our client, a highly successful and expanding technology company based in central Edinburgh. You will form part of the product development team and you will contribute to building test environments, exploratory testing, manual and automated testing for products, features and enhancements as well as contributing to the overall strategy. This is a highly technical role ideally suited to someone from a networking background and who is interested in moving into a role that will incorporate system, networking, software and cloud technologies with the goal of delivering world class network security products.

Role responsibilities:
- Work as part of a collaborative cross functional development team.
- Creation of Test Plans and Test Cases
- Identification of Bug Tracking / Reporting using Jira and verify fixes
- Developing and performing unit, feature and network level testing
- Developing automated testing for network behaviour using Web, CLI and software/scripting languages
- Contribution to product test strategy

Personal and technical attributes:
- Networking knowledge and experience (L2/L3, UDP, TCP/IP, analysing packets etc.)
- Proven experience in software product QA / Testing
- Test Execution (Unit, System, Acceptance, Feature, Regression and Network Testing)
- Writing Test Automation scripts
- Scripting experience in bash / python
- Experience in deploying virtual machines or public cloud networks
- Networking and Virtualization configuration would be beneficial
- Degree educated in a relevant subject (Computer Science or similar)

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced product tester or technical network engineer who is interested in moving into the test space; to join a growing company who can offer a varied and exciting working environment, ongoing training and development and a salary up to £40,000 plus benefits. Apply with your CV, availability and salary expectations for immediate consideration.