Principal QA Engineer

Martin Dawes Sytems Ltd
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Principal QA Engineer to join our existing team located in either the Warrington or Limerick office. The Principal QA Engineer will work closely with customers to guide the MDS test strategy across all customer and product work. You'll design and advise on how we approach testing of our products, influencing industry best practice across tooling, metrics, execution, reporting, defect management, non-functional, automation approach and frameworks, as well as mentoring and coaching members of the test team. Working closely with other engineering functions, you'll play a central role in defining a modern and forward looking team that creates and delivers efficient, quality and effective solutions to our customers. Our core values are central to who we are and how we do business. At MDS you will be expected to collaborate positively, have a passion to succeed, be prepared to take smart risks, possess leadership qualities, be able to flex your expertise and use your strong sense of customer focus to exceed expectations, every day. You are: - Knowledgeable in industry wide quality and test processes and practices, tools and techniques - Able to create and review test approaches and lessons learnt - Experienced in integration testing of large platforms - Able to work in teams, including cross functionally - Able to self-motivate and help others to see the value of their efforts - Able to set goals, focus and prioritise workload You have: - Extensive QA experience - The ability to focus on customer/user needs (both explicit and implicit) - Excellent communication skills at all levels, both internally and externally - The ability to see the bigger picture and strategise - Sound project management skills - ISTQB/ISEB certification - Extensive experience in team management. - Client management experience You may have: - Software analysis and design knowledge/experience
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