Job title: Software Tester
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Engineering
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Plymouth, UK
Job published: 18-01-2023
Job ID: 32434

Job Description

Software Tester

Onsite in Plymouth (will need to be SC cleared)

Base to £45,000

We work with a leading player in the design, manufacture and construction of underwater vehicles and equipment. We now need to help them to expand the team by hiring a Software tester to focus on the growth of their work on marine autonomy.



  • Write software test plans describing the tests, testing environment, acceptance criteria, and author reports summarizing the tests carried out.
  • Collaborate with software owners to ensure software quality standards are adhered to throughout development and deployment of software.
  • Assist in writing unit tests for both existing and future code based on functional requirements. The candidate will be required to write primarily in C#.
  • Conduct integration testing in a dedicated simulation environments to ensure that the systems communicate amongst each correctly.
  • Perform functional testing to verify that the functional specification has been satisfied.
  • Manage CI/ CD pipelines within Azure DevOps.
  • The test engineer will be report to the lead technical engineer.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electronics, robotics, or similar discipline.
  • Strong skills in C# and C++, and their respective testing practices, and frameworks.
  • Keen interest in the maritime sector and a willingness to continue to develop their skillset through mentoring and courses.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment

Desirable Experience:

  • Knowledge of mechanics, statistics and understanding of applied mathematics.
  • A proficiency in python programming.
  • Knowledge of various sensor systems (i.e., EO/ IR cameras, Radar, LIDAR, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of software design methodologies.
  • Thorough understanding of working in development, staging, and production environments


Due to the sensitive nature of the work involved, you may be required to gain SC clearance and this is a fulltime office based role.