Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

We are looking for a Test Engineer (Simulation and Automation) to join a team challenged with modernising and transforming applications and services for customer programmes in the UK.

Automation Test Engineer role – Building on the existing automation framework and writing automation scripts for the various applications.


  • Perform research and analysis on processes, applications, systems and data to identify functional requirements for application or system design.

  • Consult with customers to clarify and refine requirements.

  • Interpret and translate requirements into functional specifications.

  • Develop and execute tests to validate system functionality against specifications.

  • Performing test automation, planning and reporting.

  • Defining automated acceptance tests that prove that the functionality required.

  • Writing test scenarios and test cases, logging defects and test reports.

  • Defining and maintaining the automation tests for applications.

  • Liaising with programme team to write test cases and discuss defects.

  • Perform automated and manual test execution.

  • Report risks and issues to the test lead and the test manager

Education & Essential Experience:

  • Hands-on experience in automation testing

  • Experience of testing (test case development, test planning etc.)

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Experience:

  • Understanding of aircraft simulation software

  • Test Complete experience

  • Ideally qualified to degree level or equivalent

  • Experience of defence modelling and simulation

  • Knowledge of security testing and ability to understand security concepts

  • Knowledge of performance testing

  • Testing certification from the BCS (e.g. ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Intermediate Level) or other equivalent institute

Experience of the following tools/technologies:

  • Smartbear TestComplete

  • HP Quality Centre or ALM

  • HLA (High Level Architecture (simulation))

  • DIS (Distributed Interactive Simulation)

  • VR Forces tool

  • jMeter

  • Selenium


  • Due to the nature of the site, you must be a UK national to apply for this role

  • You must be willing and eligible to undergo SC clearance

  • Hybrid working environment

  • There will be frequent travel to RAF Waddington (approximately twice a month) where you will stay around 2-3 days each time

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE

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