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Collins McNicholas

Software Test Engineer



Due to ongoing expansion, my client is seeking an experienced Test Engineer to join their team in Limerick, Ireland

Role Responsibilities:

You will develop and maintain various aspects of the Software Test and Test Engineering function within the company, covering a broad range of products and technologies. The principal areas of responsibility will be to develop, maintain, participate in and be a driving force for;

  • Software testing of products (functional, system, regression, performance, load, build validation, scheduling, etc)
  • Creation and maintenance of a library/database of test related documentation and tools.
  • Monitoring, reporting and contributing to the ongoing improvement of all aspects of software quality, design, and delivery
  • Development and maintenance of all aspects of the Test Lab and test environments (hardware/OS/software)
  • Adoption and/or design and creation of appropriate software test tools
  • Provision of backup to other teams internally within the organisation and externally on customer sites as required
  • Occasional international travel

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • IT degree
  • Minimum of 4 years industry experience
  • Software test (functional, regression, load, performance, unit)
  • Software test tools (JMeter, Seagull, Selenium, etc)
  • Design and creation of software test tools (Java, C, Scripting, etc)
  • Virtual machines and cloud computing (VirtualBox, VMware, KVM, etc).
  • IP Networking and interfaces (physical and logical setup and configuration, routing protocols, ethernet based telco port cards, various cabling standards, Wireshark)
  • Telco protocols (Diameter, RADIUS, GSM, SS7, Sigtran, SMS/MAP, GPRS/GTP, CAP, INAP, USSD etc)
  • Databases and scripting (SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Shell Scripting, Perl/Python/Groovy)

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen on 021 4911061 or email

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