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Senior Automation Test Engineer

Alderley Edge, Cheshire
2 Aug 2022

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

We are looking for a Senior Automation Test Engineer to join our Support Chain Information Services (SCIS) team challenged with modernising and transforming the Defence logistics service. The successful candidate will work within the programme to support the automation of testing of the information systems for functions including Inventory Management; Supply Chain Management; Engineering and Asset Management; Asset Tracking & Visibility; Technical Publications; Support Equipment.

Following defined Boeing processes and liaising with the military customer and technical experts, the candidate will be expected to develop automated test scenarios, test cases, test plans and test scripts and also, execute these tests in support of the verification and validation of the solution.

Responsibilities include working collaboratively within an integrated customer and supplier team to jointly deliver integrated industry standard processes ensuring that impacts to the business process is beneficial, common and increases the efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain.


  • Responsible for full testing lifecycle covering activities from Impact assessment, analysis of requirements, preparation of test scripts, test execution, defect management and delivery of testing reports.

  • Collaborate closely with project stakeholders and business users as the testing SME in order to provide the key considerations for testing, advise on testable requirements and coaching of testing processes.

  • Performing test automation, planning and reporting

  • Defining automated acceptance tests that prove that the functionality required

  • Defining and maintaining the automation tests for applications.

  • Writing test case, logging defects and test reports.

  • Liaising with programme team to write test cases, discuss defects and run defect triage meetings.

  • Perform automated and manual test execution.

  • Report risks and issues to the Project Manager and the test manager

  • Day to day tasking of activities for the team members

  • Responsible for handling multiple projects in a programme,

  • Daily Reporting of test progress to the projects

  • Weekly reporting the test activities to the programme,.

Education & Experience:

  • Ideally qualified to degree level or equivalent in a business discipline or closely related field, or equivalent civilian or military work experience

  • 10 to 12 years of Experience of testing (Test planning, test execution, test estimation, etc.)

  • Hands-on experience in automation testing within API, windows and web applications

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience of CICD processes

  • Experience of the following tools:

  • HP Quality Centre or ALM

  • Eclipse/IntelliJ IDE

  • Selenium webdriver with Test NG


  • Cucumber

  • Jenkins


Desirable Experience:

  • Previous or current experience of working with MoD supply chain application

  • Testing certification from the BCS (e.g. ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Intermediate Level) or other equivalent institute

  • Experience of the following tools:

  • HP Sprinter

  • IBM Rational DOORS

  • Sparx Enterprise Architect

  • Jmeter

  • Knowledge of security testing and ability to understand security concepts

  • Knowledge of Performance testing

Important information regarding this requisition: This position does not have sponsorship approval. This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security Clearance for which the UK Government requires UK residency. The successful candidate will hold, or have the ability to obtain, Security Clearance (SC).

All information will be checked and verified.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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  • Job Reference: 675588676-2
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Boeing
  • Location: Alderley Edge, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application