Skip to main content

Software Test Engineer

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 Closes: 27 May 2022
Glasgow, GB Competitive
Fixed term & Full time airwave-motorola-solutions/20220328090256

Company Overview
Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home.

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.

Department Overview
Our UK Deployment team provides mission critical software to UK emergency service agencies, with our primary focus being the Pronto Digital Policing app and the CommandCentral Control Room Solution.

Pronto is the most popular mobile policing application in the UK, trusted by over half of the UK’s 45 police forces - and used by around 60,000 police officers on a daily basis. Pronto has been designed with and for front line operational users. As a result, it is an intuitive solution, with positive adoption, excellent user compliance and consistently positive feedback.

CommmandCentral Control Room Solution (CRS) provides an integrated voice, data and multimedia communications hub that harnesses the power of the cloud to simplify control room IT management. Used by both Police and Fire agencies, CommmandCentral CRS is fast becoming the premier control room solution in the UK market, and beyond.

Job Description
The role of the Software Test Engineer is to work as part of an agile delivery team to verify and test the software solution.


Typical activities include:

  • Testing of software solutions / applications to ensure that the developed products meet the requirements and are free of defects.
  • Writing, maintaining and executing Test cases.
  • Reading and understanding requirements documentation provided by a Business Analyst, Customer, or another member of the Motorola Solutions team.
  • Being involved in the process of clarifying and refining requirements.
  • Providing estimated timescales for the testing of requirements.
  • Producing and maintaining appropriate documentation for tracking quality metrics.
  • Completing work to a high standard.
  • Completing work in a timely manner.
  • Attend Customer premises periodically to perform and witness on-site testing within emergency services customer control rooms.
  • A Test Engineer may also be required to assist with the development of the software solutions / applications.

Basic Requirements

  • A high level of communication skills and technical understanding.
  • Communication with core software development team to understand solution behaviour.
  • Communication with Pronto delivery teams to understand quality issues and improve where 
  • A critical eye for detail, that challenges the status quo.
  • Capable of delivering critical feedback without damaging relationships.
  • To be outspoken when projects are producing sub-standard output.
  • Be open to change, both with technologies and methodologies.
  • Be responsible for the quality of the product.
  • Continually assess workload and prioritise relevant work activities.
  • Technical Expertise;


Academic and Technical Qualifications:

Must have:

  • 3 years UK residency is required for security check.
  • A formal qualification (Degree) in Computing Science or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Experience of Java or another OO language.


  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies.
  • 1+ years experience of commercial software testing.
  • ISTQB certification.
  • Knowledge of source code management technologies (e.g. GIT, SubVersion etc.).
  • Knowledge of software development / issue tracking systems (e.g. Jira, MS DevOps etc.).
  • Experience with Smartphone testing (primarily Android).
  • Experience with automated test frameworks (e.g. Selenium, Appium, Cypress etc.).
  • Experience of XML and XSLT.
  • Experience with web service technologies (e.g. SOAP, REST, JSON etc).
  • Experience of SQL.

‘We are an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.’



We’re dedicated to designing and delivering the mission-critical ecosystem our public safety & enterprise customers refer to as their lifeline - mission-critical communications, software, video and services. Our drive for continuous innovation and partnership with our customers enables them to be ready - in the day-to-day moments, and in the moments that matter most.

If you would like help and advice about applying for this role please visit the Career Hive

Share Job

If you would like help and advice about applying for this role please visit the Career Hive