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Platform Test Engineer

Location: Crawley Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Sector: Medical Devices Type: Contract
Contact: Matt Henocq Job Published: 25 days ago

Platform Test Engineer

6-12 month contract

Description -

  • As a Test Engineer, you will play a key role in an activity that will, from a quality assurance view, support the delivery of a new and exciting platform used to improve healthcare worldwide. You should possess an inquisitive and can-do attitude, and have the desire to deliver high-quality exciting software products.
  • The ultimate aim is to play a key role in delivering a high quality, world-class software platform.
  • This role requires someone highly experienced in testing, from a manual / process perspective, as well as from automation.

Responsibilities -

  • Document test scenarios and test cases according to defined standards
  • Work with product owners and other team members to fully understand requirements
  • Peer-Review test cases
  • Execute manual test cases and automated tests
  • Develop automated test framework for testing
  • Contribute to an automated test framework by automating tests
  • Contribute to continuous improvement on the team
  • Log defects
  • Review documentation
  • Perform exploratory testing
  • Provide quality assurance feedback
  • Liaise with globally distributed project teams
  • Deploy code to test environments
  • Monitor and assesses application logs]

Relevant Knowledge, skills and competencies


  • Excellent communication (written and oral)
  • Experience writing test plans and use cases/scenarios/specifications
  • 3+ years of automated test experience (API's and UI)
  • Experience creating automated test framework from scratch
  • Experience with defect and risk management
  • Experience producing test reports
  • Experience using test management tools
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide audience of technical & non-technical roles
  • Skilful at estimating and at time management
  • Knowledge of agile and V-model software development methodologies
  • Skillful using latest Microsoft Office Applications
  • Working knowledge of GIT
  • Experience adding tests to CI/CD pipeline for execution
  • Can organize own work and the work of others to deliver team objectives
  • Experience testing in a microservice architecture


  • ISTQB Certification
  • System Test experience
  • Experience working in medical device sector
  • Experience with infrastructure testing
  • Some exposure to Docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience with Cucumber / SpecFlow
  • Experience testing software that controls physical hardware and systems.

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