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Senior QA Engineer

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Recruiter: Proactive Appointments
Listed on: 8th October
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £50,000 - £60,000
Type: Permanent

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Senior QA Engineer

Our client, a global media brand have an exciting long term project coming up un early 2021. Because of this, they are on the market for a Senior QA Engineer to join them working on re-writing a key application. It is a great opportunity to join the team from the very start of the prototyping and build phase.

You will be expected to effectively manage and own the software testing lifecycle within the project. Determine and implement the project testing strategy, set testing standards and test metrics. Ensure traceability of testing against the requirements. Define the approach and the process for end to end testing across the application and dependent systems. Contribute to and implement best practices both within the project QA team and across the wider team. Drive the usage of QA frameworks and tools and support continuous improvement.

Role responsibilities:

    '€¢Manage and support the project QA team and contribute to the continuous improvement of the QA test strategy and process'€¢Take part in the Scrum meetings, provide estimates, and present issues and solutions'€¢Support and collaborate with team members in planning phase of User Stories during Scrum Sprints, and with the QA team in areas such as training and assistance'€¢Support business test teams in UAT'€¢Produce test deliverables such as test strategy/approach, test summary report and test execution run plans'€¢Analyse functional and non-functional requirements, from both the technical and business specifications and perspective'€¢Oversee test planning and execution activities and also create, enhance and maintain test scenarios for exploratory and automated testing using C# and Behaviour Driven Development methods'€¢Carry out exploratory manual testing (e.g. smoke testing, regression testing) for both functional and non-functional features of the application'€¢Define effective functional and non-functional tests that meet acceptance criteria, ensuring adequate depth and breadth of test coverage'€¢Use of JIRA to track defects and tasks'€¢Actively encourage Agile development methods and best practices

Person Specification

    '€¢Proven track record of Software Testing experience within SDLC, preferably in an Agile or iterative development environment or equivalent'€¢Experience building and maintaining automated testing frameworks'€¢Experience of test planning, execution and maintenance of automated test scenarios using the principles of BDD process or equivalent'€¢Hands-on experience in defining functional and non-functional automated testing frameworks'€¢Knowledge of API automation or equivalent'€¢Knowledge of source control management ideally in SVN/Git or equivalent'€¢Experience of continuous delivery and continuous deployment, and integration of test scripts into the CI/CD system'€¢Self-starter with strong self-management skills and the ability to perform under pressure'€¢Solid understanding of software testing concepts and methodologies'€¢Experience in cross platform testing'€¢Understanding of risk identification and analysis'€¢Great communication skills'€¢Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail


    '€¢Knowledge of Selenium WD with Cucumber or equivalent'€¢Knowledge of Visual Studio, Specflow or equivalent'€¢Good understanding of JIRA, Confluence or equivalent'€¢Knowledge of AWS, including CI/CD pipeline or equivalent

Senior QA Engineer

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