Careers at Micro Nav

Thank you for your interest in a career at Micro Nav Limited. In this section you will find details of any current vacancies and the associated qualifications and experience that we are looking for from prospective candidates.

Micro Nav is a private company that was established in Bournemouth in 1988. Since that time the company has built an excellent reputation in the field of Air Traffic Control and aviation software simulation systems and solutions. Micro Nav has more than 70 customers in over 35 countries around the world. Micro Nav's systems are used to train Air Traffic Controllers at some of the busiest airports in the world. The Company offices are located in Seabourne Road, Southbourne and are only a few minutes walk from Pokesdown train station.

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We look forward to hearing from you soon.

A Systems Tester is required to join our award-winning company and a world leader in the delivery of simulation and training solutions for Air Traffic Control operations.

You will perform testing and configuration procedures on our software systems to ensure all errors are identified and corrected before release.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

- To read all the documents and understand what needs to be tested

- To prepare Test documentation i.e. Test Specifications, Test Plans, Acceptance Test Specifications

- Based on the information procured in the above step decide how it is to be tested

- Develop test cases and prioritise testing activities

- Execute all the test cases, report and record defects, define severity and priority for each defect

- Be responsible for defining and executing regression testing

- To show by testing that requirements are met

- To comply with Configuration Management requirements, including the version control system

- To comply with requirements of the company Quality Management System

- To represent the company during Site Acceptance Testing

- To represent the company during Factory Acceptance Testing

- To configure internal test systems

- To configure end-user systems as directed by the relevant manager

- To help System Delivery with installation activities when required

- Ensure deadlines are met or notify any potential shortcomings that may impact upon the deadline


Skills and Experience:

- Minimum of 2 years’ testing experience

- Knowledge of ATC environment would be a distinct advantage

- Knowledge in automation, i.e Python

- Good IT skills

- Broad understanding of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office products

- Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders;

- Organisational skills with the capability of working towards tight deadlines

- Taking ownership of issues and ensuring the problems are resolved

- Proactive in checking, understanding and planning work, requires minimal guidance

- Able to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently

- Ability to negative test

- Working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle

- Experience of working within an AGILE environment

- The ability to switch between tasks

- Be able to work under pressure to ensure deadlines are met




Location: Bournemouth

Salary: DoE

Working as an integral member of the IT department to provide support to internal systems and key business projects, alongside all levels of the business to provide support and solutions.

Day-to-day operations include the maintenance and provisioning of computers, infrastructure, servers and software. Providing end-user support is also a part of the role including, Level 1 and 2 helpdesk and user administration. This role requires the person to have a pro-active approach with a good mind for analysing and troubleshooting.

Your role in IT

Working with the IT Manager to:

  • Support end-users with level 1 and 2 helpdesk issues
  • Configure new hardware and software solutions
  • Maintain network, communication infrastructure and virtualisation management
  • Manage Windows server and Windows Operating Systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware and software
  • Provide expertise to all departments within the company
  • Research and implement new solutions to the benefit of the company
  • Manage security platforms and services, ensuring systems remain patched and updated
  • Work with Microsoft Office and Office 365 services
  • Get to grips with the specific processes, methods and challenges throughout the company
  • Managing user accounts
  • Maintain asset and licence inventories

The technical requirements we’re looking for

  • Understanding of modern and legacy desktop operating systems
  • Understanding of server operating systems
  • Computer hardware knowledge and
  • Understanding of network principles
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with the technologies and concepts within the role specification


 The education and experience we are looking for

  • A bachelors degree in Computing or a related field, or relevant industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Methodical solution finding skills
  • Ability to organise work and manage time well, working autonomously


We have a collaborative, open plan office with flexible start/finish times around core hours of 10am-4pm. We also offer:

  • Free car parking
  • Opportunities for overseas travel
  • Regular knowledge sharing sessions with like-minded colleagues
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Discounted on-line shopping portal
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free refreshments
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Free freshly baked cakes from a local bakery on Fridays!


If you match the above description and are interested in joining us then please apply now by sending your cv to or completing our online application form