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Quality Assurance Tester
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Recruiter: Recruitment Genius
Listed on: 18th May
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £20,000 - £30,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: 00082863_1526642262
Contact Name: Recruitment Genius Ltd
This companies Quality Assurance department is integral in their product development lifecycle. They're looking for eagle-eyed testers to help them expand and cultivate their testing capabilities on their growing range of apps, websites and APIs.

Testing is a critical component of their pipeline, and as such you would be a valued asset on their cross-functional, self-organising product development teams. They firmly believe that testing should never be waterfall, and involving their testers from pitch right through to post-release places them in the best possible position to catch bugs as early as possible; ideally, before they've even written a line of code.

What you'll be doing

- Working as an integral part of their self-organising development teams
- Participate in the planning of upcoming work
Identifying the testing effort and risk associated with sprint commitments
- Generate and run the appropriate test plans for upcoming work
- Testing both front-end and back-end features using the appropriate tools
- Escalating serious issues and taking the appropriate steps to ensure a swift resolution
- Liaising with clients and their test teams to troubleshoot and triage potential issues
- Participating in delivery showcases to clients

Experience and Skills

Required:
- 2+ years experience in a QA role
- A keen interest in mobile/web and related emerging technologies
- Robust communication skills
- Strong prioritisation skills
- Confidence in presenting information to clients
- Experience of creating and maintaining test case plans

Desired:
- Experience of web and mobile testing and associated debug tools
- Familiarity with tools such as Charles, Postman/PAW
- Experience with API testing
- Knowledge of JIRA
- 1+ years working with agile methodologies
- Writing and running automation suites for mobile, web and API
- Experience of requirements and specification gathering


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