Senior Test Engineer

Zonal Retail Data Systems Limited
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About The Company Zonal is the market leading EPoS provider to the UK hospitality industry. Our success is based on a high standard of customer service and technical innovation. We pride ourselves on our open culture where everyone can make a difference. About The Team The test team within the R&D department is primarily responsible for the timing and quality of the product released to the market and is a key component of the current and future success of Zonal. The company invests heavily in the R&D department to ensure we can deliver new and exciting products to enable our customers to grow their businesses. We are committed to growing our talented team through shared learning and teamwork so we can deliver fantastic results, together. Job Description Zonal provides market leading technology solutions for successful hospitality businesses. We are committed to investing in our R&D team and as part of our on-going expansion plans we are looking for a passionate and talented Senior tester to join our development team. You will test and release software products on projects ranging from Websites, Mobile Applications, API's and automating where appropriate with the aim of achieving minimal faults. Ideally you will have a minimum of 4 years' experience in a software testing environment with the ability to learn and understand complex systems. Experience in providing process & technical guidance within an Agile development team and able to provide mentoring & leadership to other Test Engineers. Core Responsibilities - - Generating functional, system and regression test cases and procedures within agreed timescales - - Test execution at integration and system test levels - - Adding Tests to existing Test Automation framework - - Promoting SDLC policies and contributing to ensure continual improvement - - Defect and progress reporting - - Attending review meetings at different stages during the development process with the aim of influencing stakeholders, reporting and facilitating overall system quality - - Reviewing requirements specifications, functional specifications and other development documentation - - Expert in functional area providing technical guidance and mentoring other Test Engineers - - Creating and maintaining test data and environment permutations - - Effectively logging, monitoring and retesting all bugs found during testing - - Escalating any issues likely to affect the project scope or timescales - - Having a positive impact on the quality of our products - - Test documentation publication Essential Requirements - - Passion for delivering quality products - - Leadership & mentoring skills - - Experience in test planning, design, execution and associated reviews - - Test experience on both Web and Mobile platforms - - Experience of adding tests to automated test suites, and maintaining these tests - - Database proficiency (SQL Server) or other RDBS - - Agile (SDLC) experience - - Excellent problem-solving skills to analyse information appropriately and find best solutions taking a balanced view to reach logical conclusions and make relevant decisions - - Organisational skills to establish efficient and appropriate plans for self and others and adapt quickly and effectively to unexpected changes whilst still ensuring objectives are met - - Flexible/agile in test efforts across multiple work streams whilst reporting efficiently - - Understand and respond to customer needs (internal and external) and exceed expectations where possible - - Work co-operatively with others to achieve a common goal and communicate information in a clear, concise and accurate manner - - Ability to be commercially and organisationally focused on the overall business and issues facing company - - Committed to obtaining results through taking responsibility, demonstrating a positive attitude and ensuring quality is built into work - - Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems - - ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate Desirable Requirements - - Experience of working with virtualised environments e.g. VMware, Hyper V - - Experience of working with and testing web API's - - Experience of working in a Continuous Integration environment - - Understanding the principles of source control e.g. Git, SVN - - Some understanding of a programming or scripting language e.g. C#, Python, Java, PowerShell, and experience in creating simple scripts to test applications - - Understanding of browsers and client-side technologies, browser/application server interactions - - Knowledge of bug reporting and ALM tools (e.g. Team Foundation Server) - - Willingness to provide out of hours support as and when required (Not the norm) - - Knowledge of EPOS systems and/or hospitality industry would be an advantage
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