Infrastructure Test Engineer - new job in London, UK

Infrastructure Test Engineer
  • £450 - £480 per Day
  • Contract
  • London, England, UK EC3A 4AF London London GBR EC3A 4AF
Job Ref: BBBH23688
Sector: Engineering & DevOps
Date Added: 01 July 2022

6 month contract Infrastructure Test Engineer Outside IR35Remote -One day on site per week (Flexible)


Our Public Sector client has identified the need to bring in skills around Cloud Infrastructure Test Engineering to support the ongoing infrastructure testing work within the CDO testing function.

Automatic infrastructure testing is key to our ability to evolve and expand the hosting platform at the pace required by the programme.

We require a Cloud Infrastructure Test Engineer to support the ongoing test development and testing within the test function.

Hands on Manual and Automated Infrastructure Testing along with strong Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) expertise in a Cloud hosted solution are key to this role to be successful.

Main Duties:

This hands-on Infrastructure Test Engineer role will focus on the testing of the AWS hosted infrastructure. Within the DevOps pool, led by the Infrastructure Test Manager and part of a small group of Infrastructure Test Engineers. Main tasks as follows:

  • Developing the automated test scripts to supplement the existing test framework following a risk-based infrastructure testing approach aligned to the Infrastructure Test Strategy.
  • Delivering the OAT responsibilities for various project scopes and taking the ownership in this area
  • Adopting a standardised approach to test preparation and execution of all infrastructure testing across the programme.
  • Developing continuous integration test pipeline for regression test purpose

Skills and experience we are looking for:

The successful candidate will have strong & expert hands on manual and automated test design & development skills to meet the requirements of this position. We are looking for someone with previous experience of testing the 'Development of a Cloud Infrastructure solution as it was being built' rather than testing the applications and services hosted on an infrastructure that is already built.

Similarly, the candidates would have skills in developing new automation test framework for the purpose of proving the infrastructure including but not limited to; IaC (codifying), VPC, ALB/NLB, Security Groups, WAF/Proxies, EC2, S3, IAM, deployment via Terraform, etc.

Previous infrastructure testing experience in a Cloud hosting solution with AWS or similar:

  • ability to operate as a tester in a common AWS architecture
  • extrapolate test requirements from a given infrastructure to test AWS services in a shared component architecture
  • expertise in designing, developing and execution of manual infrastructure tests
  • Documenting the processes, procedures, and ways of working to maintain the testing artefacts.
  • Experience of developing automated test framework for infrastructure testing.
  • using Ruby based Chef InSpec (or similar)
  • to enrich the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) develop by DevOps
  • to design & develop continuous integration & deployment pipelines for testing with Jenkins or similar
  • to ensure security policies are applied and run on a regular basis
  • to run as an assurance test pack
  • Experience in Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT);
  • good understanding of OAT and proven track record
  • planning, scheduling, designing, developing and execution of OAT tests
  • ability to coordinate OAT activities with various project and programme stakeholders
  • good hands-on skills to prepare test plans, daily/weekly reports and test closure documents.

Hands on experience in;

  • Linux / Unix and Windows Server
  • Demonstrate an understanding of test methodologies and a DevOps approach to delivery
  • Consistent and principled approach to testing
  • Knowledge of CI/CD technologies including testing Terraform deployments or similar

Desired Skills:

  • Jenkins pipelines for continuous infrastructure regression testing
  • Experience in Ansible, Terraform, Containers, CloudFormation
  • Hands on experience in Jira, Confluence, qTest, ALM, Quality Center or similar test management tools
  • ELK / monitoring

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

31/07/2022 13:18:36
GBP 450 480 Day
Contact Consultant:
Antonio Vastano

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