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Networks Test Engineer

Job Description

Siemens Mobility have an exciting opportunity for a Test Engineer (Network) to join our Network Test Engineering team within the Rail Infrastructure, CIS business based in Chippenham. 

Our Team and what we do: 

As market leaders across rail, Mobility Limited are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently - complete mobility! 

In CIS we deliver network and security solution to support the digital railway. Our portfolio includes the provision of telecommunication systems and cyber security solutions including data network, voice solution and security solution. We undertake a full project life cycle delivery from concept development and detailed design to implementation, test, installation, and commissioning. 

Your role and what you’ll be doing: 

Reporting to the Test and Commissioning Manager, the Network Test Engineer undertakes the day-to-day testing (For the communication and Security Aspects of) multidisciplinary projects, running the tests to ensure the quality and the functionality of our product. You will be involved in all phases of the testing program, from creating the test cases right through to customer witnessed functional acceptance test phases.

What will be my Responsibilities? 

  • Deploying configuration files to network devices
  • Building network elements to supplied design
  • Building and running traffic tests
  • Responsible for carrying out test scenarios to relevant test specifications and plans
  • Reporting updates on progress
  • Plan, co-ordinate and manage test tasks to deliver effectively and efficiently. 
  • Report progress of test activities
  • Ensure test tasks are delivered in accordance with the Safety and Quality procedures and meet all applicable legislative, safety and customer requirements. 
  • Responsible for owning, maintaining, and developing their own professional competence and personal development.
  • Able to clearly communicate test estimates, test progress, test results, test metrics, bug reporting and other relevant information to the test leadership team.   
  • Complete personal and business objectives agreed under the Performance Management Process. 

What Skills, Qualification and Experience do I need for this role?  

  • Experience of working with switches and routers
  • Hold CCNA or similar certification or working towards it
  • Experience of working with networks load generation tools
  • Understanding of project milestones and impact of own work on their achievement.
  • Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills. 
  • Excellent logical and analytical skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to write clear, concise and comprehensive technical documentation.

 Benefits include: 

  • 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with Siemens matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs
  • Flexible working policy
  • Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of hardworking individuals helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation. #LI-SM1


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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