Software Developer in Test

Recruiter
Stealth It Recruitment Ltd
Location
West Sussex
Posted
26 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking Senior QA's to join a rapidly-growing Digital Delivery Centre. We are looking for people that are passionate about delivering and continually improving our development and testing processes, ideally also possessing strong consulting skills. As a Senior QA you will work as part of an agile software development team to drive quality for both functional and nonfunctional requirements. The team is relatively new and the Scala codebase growing rapidly so this position suits someone who can hit the ground running, form good working relationships quickly and also add value by introducing best practice design and techniques learned elsewhere. The role requires a solid software engineering background. What you will be doing - Ensuring the team's software is designed correctly and continuously tested throughout the development life cycle - Driving quality deliverables through automation including tools, process, measurement, environment and data - Contributing to the elaboration of user stories in order to achieve viable, testable products with clearly defined acceptance criteria - Identifying opportunities to adopt innovative testing technologies and techniques as part of a focus on continuous improvement. What we are looking for You will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience: - Solid experience of working in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban etc) - Good knowledge of Java or JVM languages such as Scala, Groovy etc - Expertise with test automation tools and frameworks - UI testing - Selenium or any equivalent Front End browser based testing framework - API testing web services/RESTful (using SoapUI, Postman etc) - Gherkin based BDD framework - Collaborative skills - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Strong problem solving skills - Excellent understanding of nonfunctional requirements, test analysis, software engineering principles and continuous improvement methods - Understanding scope and limitations of different test types - Defect management and Triage process - Understanding of the benefits and differences between UI/API/Integration and Unit testing - A good understanding of the following testing approaches: - Test data creation and management strategies - Exploratory Testing - Automated Testing - Load/Soak/Performance Testing - Usability Testing - Security Testing - Operational Testing (Stability/Backup and Recovery/DR) - Good working knowledge of the following: - User story creation and elaboration - Understanding of how physical architecture affects QAContinuous Delivery - Experience in using the Atlassian product suite is preferable (eg JIRA, Confluence) This is a really long-term project which will allow exposure to Europe's largest digital transformation programme. Please send your CV to Chris Dutton for immediate review.
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