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Senior QA Engineer
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Recruiter: Concentra
Listed on: 2nd August
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 020818SQAE
Contact Name: Concentra
Role overview

Our Senior QA will work closely within a product development team to ensure that products are tested thoroughly; test cases, test results and defects are clearly documented and any risks or issues are reported to the project team. The successful candidate will become a lead figure within the QA capability, working within our QA team in order to maintain and implement both automated and manual test cases.

What you'll be doing

Automation

  • Implement automated tests using a variety of technologies.
  • Implement load and performance tests for our cloud-based products.
  • Work closely with PMO and our Head of QA to create and automate new test plans for new features.
  • Work along our DevOps team in order to maintain our CI/CD pipelines.

    Leadership

  • Become a central figure in leading and mentoring other QAs.
  • Own the testing architecture, driving design and achieving challenging objectives.
  • Potentially plan QA interaction with projects, and become part of the Quality Governance Board.

    Personal growth

  • Prospect of becoming a Team Leader position for one of our automated technology stacks.
  • Manage up to 4 other QAs distributed across multiple projects.

    What we look for

    Knowledge

  • Detailed knowledge of modern testing life-cycles and approaches, especially TDD
  • Detailed knowledge on BDD-testing, particularly manual tests to Cucumber conversion
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the life cycle for a defect or change request
  • Knowledge of AWS stack deployment processes, and their interaction with various testing tools
  • Knowledge of data warehousing approaches (especially Kimble methodology) desirable is a bonus
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft stack/suites for database development and web applications development is a bonus

    Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years solid QA testing experience
  • Automated development tests. JavaScript-based frameworks are desirable
  • Preparing and designing test plans and creating specifications from scratch
  • Identifying and writing clear and concise defect descriptions
  • Testing resource-intensive web applications
  • Developing API tests and converting them into Load Tests
  • Testing server less architecture SaaS applications and products
  • Data warehouse testing is a desirable
  • Testing Azure applications is desirable

    Required technologies

  • JavaScript-based test frameworks
  • Cucumber
  • Cloud-based Load Testing (e.g. Artillery, Vegeta)
  • Docker, Kubernetes and AWS-based deployments
  • Scala and Mocha unit and integration tests

    Desirable technologies

  • VSTS
  • Azure Services
  • Azure Database stack (SSIS, Data Factory, SQL Database/Data Warehouse)

    Skills

  • TypeScript/JavaScript test development
  • API Testing (Postman, etc)
  • Load Testing tools (JMeter, etc)

    Desirable skills

  • T-SQL
  • SSIS
  • .NET / C#

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