Position Title: Test Advisory Consultant

Company: Atkins

Location: Leeds, UK

Job Description

Join us as a Test and Integration Consultant in our ‘Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology’ (ADS&T) division. Working in our Applied Technology (APT) Practice, you’ll enjoy working in and alongside core teams who all pull together to get the job done. Using the most effective and efficient methods available, focus on helping clients through the full business change lifecycle from early engagement in the process to delivery of conceptual and innovative solutions. You’ll be able to shape the client’s objectives before developing and delivering the overall Test and Integration strategy and plan.


  • To advise our clients on strategic and governance matters for introducing and improving testing and automation in their organisations.
  • Progress projects and teams from manual to automated testing, balancing development costs, execution speed, robustness and maintenance.
  • Governance, assurance and management and delivery each test phase, e.g. Systems Integration, Business Readiness, User Acceptance, Operational Acceptance Testing, as well as more specialist processes such as Live Payment Testing.
  • Desire to participate in collateral production, bid development, marketing and sales.
  • Develop a resource ‘toolbox’ to enable efficient reuse of test-ware across projects.
  • Constantly assess the latest technologies and techniques in the marketplace and providing thought leadership on potential practical applications to our client’s problems.


  • Have a passion for developing technically and professionally.
  • A collaborative team-player who operates to high behavioural standards and business ethics.
  • Able to demonstrate problem-solving ability in relation to complex problems.
  • Proactive in one’s approach to work and enjoy working with a variety of people as well as being comfortable with progressing work singly.
  • Have an awareness of commercial drivers, win work and follow on work implications.
  • Have experience working with sequential, high performance and hybrid IT delivery models.
  • Experience in Continuous Integration using AWS, ADO & Jenkins for triggering automated tests when code is deployed.
  • Client Integration, planning and project management skills.

About Atkins

On July 3, 2017, Atkins was acquired by SNC-Lavalin. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global, fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. The combined entity of Atkins and SNC-Lavalin has created one of the largest global engineering and project management consultancies with approximately 50,000 employees and operating across 50 countries.