This is a critical interface role between the R&D teams, Test Facilities team and test system user teams, chiefly Verification and Validation, providing the opportunity to install, use and support first of type software on the Unity MR-LINAC.
Responsibilities - Maintain the test infrastructure, including application and supporting SQL servers in our hospital-representative facility to maximise system availability for development, testing and training use Proactively investigate and resolve technical issues that impede the installation, support or use of Elekta Software Products Work with the R&D teams throughout Elekta to understand the timescales and contents of forthcoming software releases and establish what will be required to implement pre-released software into the Test facility Schedule and perform the required changes (installations, upgrades, downgrades, removals) to systems and supporting databases to maximise system availability Rigorously verify that the systems are fully functional and ready for use after any intervention or significant software change through the completion of clinical workflows Troubleshoot issues during software deployment and provide detailed feedback to the development teams Manage the departmental assets supporting the test infrastructure, including Software Test Benches, Virtual PC hosts, ancillary PC systems (e.
g. Offline Monaco workstations) Form good working relationships with Elekta IT, software development teams and software automation teams to facilitate rapid and accurate deployment of software test hosts and related infrastructure Ensure infrastructure is actively monitored and easily and rapidly recoverable in case of a software or hardware failure Distribute knowledge by providing Training and support to users and team members to ensure there is a shared understanding of the test infrastructure Provide a service to the users to assist in overcoming any issues they have in the use of the Software Test Infrastructure Ensure changes to the tests systems are recorded and baseline configurations are maintained Authorities - Confirm that test systems are setup and available for use.
Raise orders for the requisition of replacement parts, tools and other items needed. Prevent unauthorised use of Test Facility equipment.
Make adjustment and repairs to all allocated Test Facility equipment. Relevant Knowledge, skills and competEecies - 2-3 years’ experience with Elekta MOSAIQ Oncology Informatics and Monaco Treatment Planning software Strong proficiency with the following : all MS server / Workstation operating systems, MS SQL Server, Linux operating systems and Citrix Metaframe / XenApp, particularly within a domain environment Familiarity of VMware vSphere Hypervisor architecture and tools (vCenter, vCenter Converter™, vSphere Thin Provisioning, vSphere Update Manager™, vSphere Content Library) Working knowledge / understanding of all Elekta Software, including Elekta QA Solutions and related third-party software and equipment Knowledge of GUI test automation tools and methods to deliver autonomous software installation deployment.
Familiarity of Microsoft Azure platform Excellent PC and networking technical skills Proven talent for troubleshooting problems within all aspects of IT environment Experience providing technical support on Elekta software and associated third-party equipment Ability to work independently and effectively interact with colleagues in other departments, business areas and regions Strong leadership skills, including the ability to initiate and drive positive change ISTQB Tester Foundation Level desired MSCE, CCNA and / or Citrix CCA certification desired Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field desired