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Aap3 and all of our customers are striving to achieve the desired level of quality in our services and products. This can only be achieved with the right level of quality assurance and aap3 have delivered teams of software quality assurance engineers, analysts and quality managers to monitor every phase of the development or production process.  


Test Lead/ Manager

  • Hertfordshire
  • Contract
  • £425 - £450 per day

Test lead/ Test Manager - Outside IR35 Contract opportunity for a Test Lead/ Test Manager to plan, monitor and manage testing execution across multiple streams. You will need 5+ years Test Lead/ Test Manager experience. Remote with some onsite presence required in Rickmansworth.

Test lead/ Test Manager – Outside IR35

Contract opportunity for a Test Lead/ Test Manager to plan, monitor and manage testing execution across multiple streams. First class communication and stakeholder skills essential.

You will need 5+ years Test Lead/ Test Manager experience.

Remote with some onsite presence required in Rickmansworth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Review and adhere to the IT Testing Strategy
  • Estimating test effort
  • Prepare and complete Test Approach and Test Plan
  • Manage testing resources (train, allocate and monitor)
  • Review requirements, user stories or use cases and provide input
  • Produce or support the production of test scenarios and test cases
  • Prepare regression packs
  • Management of the test environments and data
  • Analyse test results and test metrics
  • Prepare, review and present test reports
  • Ensure testing is completed successfully with no outstanding critical or high defects

Experience required:

  • 5+ years experience in Test Lead/Manager role
  • ISTQB or ISEB Test Certification
  • Knowledge of Qtest Test Tool Application
  • Agile

Test Manager/ Test Lead: Test planning, test management, Qtest, Agile

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Software Test & Integration Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

Excellent opportunity for a Software test and integration engineer to join this leading global organisation. In this role you will work on the software testing and integration of complex software.

Excellent opportunity for a Software test and integration engineer to join this leading global organisation. Role will be based from their offices near Portsmouth with some home working.

In this role you will work on the software testing and integration of complex software used within postal sorting systems.

Eligibility for basic UK security clearance will be required for this role.

Key experience sought:

  • Proven experience of the test life-cycle and testing complex & challenging software & systems
  • ISTQB accreditation ideal
  • Java, Jenkins, Jira or Quality Centre experience ideal
  • Experience with model based software systems (SysML, Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect) ideal

Seek well motivated individual looking to make positive contribution as part of the team. Lots of opportunities to develop and grow.

Software Test & Integration Engineer: Software tester, testing test, integration, Java, Quality Centre, Jira, Jenkins, ISTQB

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Quality Control Inspector

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • Up to £30 per hour

A Competent Engineer with responsibilities to undertake Inspections of product during build in accordance with the relevant Inspection and Test plans. Will cross skill within the quality department as required. * To carry out routine work with limited supervision and complex tasks under direct supervision in their related area. * To be able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation e.g. Process Instructions

Job Description

A Competent Engineer with responsibilities to undertake Inspections of product during build in accordance with the relevant Inspection and Test plans. Will cross skill within the quality department as required.

* To carry out routine work with limited supervision and complex tasks under direct supervision in their related area.
* To be able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation e.g. Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc. applicable to your particular work scope and to obey all HS&E rules and control measures.
* Liaise/Interface with appropriate areas both Internally & Externally to ensure work schedule and results are communicated to the appropriate areas.
* Understanding and interpretation of measurement equipment tolerances and highlighting any non-conformances for inspections undertaken.
* Add value to QA Standard Documentation & Processes by being part of the review team.
* Report results of Inspections using agreed process.
* Use of Company Computer Systems Software as appropriate.

Additional Information

* Ability to use and develop technology applicable to the discipline.
* O.N.C. or equivalent in related discipline.
* Skilled in the use of standard Microsoft packages

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.