Senior Test Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-619S
  • Date Posted: 5 April 2018
  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Senior Test Engineer


Our client is looking for a Senior Test Engineer to design & maintain system tests for a simulator for testing wireless networks covering GERAN/UTRAN/LTE technologies. This role is responsible for working with the software and hardware development teams analysing new protocol features and producing test plans and test cases.


As a Senior Test Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Degree or equivalent in a Telecommunications, Electronic Engineering or Software Engineering discipline

Possess a good understanding of mobile telecoms on LTE and at least 1 technology from NR, UTRAN & GERAN

Proven experience in protocol feature analysis and the creation of test plans

Proven experience in protocol test development

Understanding of real data applications such as TCP, UDP & VoLTE

Analysis of captured data against expected outcomes

Previous experience of writing test Scripting (Python) is desirable but not essential

Experience with leading version control tools (e.g. GIT, Clearcase, Perforce)

Experience of working with real eNBs and Core Networks is desirable.

The ability to produce good technical documents

Good problem solving skills


As a Senior Test Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Lead Test Engineer for integrating new features on eNBs

Troubleshoot hardware issues in a systematic manner.

Produce customer facing reports

Producing Test Specifications

Creating and scripting automated system tests

Analysis of test results

Independently resolve problems encountered in the product.

Work across different teams


What we will be looking for in you:

You should a self-motivated team player who is able to work independently and on your own initiative. Excellent organisational skills are required along with the ability to communicate confidently both written and verbally. You should be customer and quality driven, but pragmatic and commercially aware.


Senior Test Engineer

Location:   Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Salary: Competitive