QA Engineer - Core Products (QA, Analyst)

Thames View Industrial Park
11 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
QA Engineer - Core Products (QA, Analyst) Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits Location: Abingdon We are looking for a QA Engineer - Core Products (QA, Analyst) to joinour Core Products team, which delivers a number of products, includingthe cross-platform Sophos Threat Detection Engine, a key component ofour award winning malware protection. You will be responsible for ensuring quality by defining test coverage,and developing automated and manual test cases for new features. CoreProducts is an agile team and you will be working very closely withdevelopers in an exciting, open and collaborative environment. Main Duties of the QA Engineer - Core Products (QA, Analyst): - Define test coverage for new features and agree acceptance criteriawith developers - Write automated functional and non-functional tests - Design and execute manual test cases - Contribute to daily stand-ups, kick-offs, collaborative estimationand retrospective meetings - Validate that features have met acceptance criteria - Identify weaknesses in products and development processes. Makepositive suggestions and drive for continuous improvement - Other duties and responsibilities as directed Experience And Skills of the QA Engineer - Core Products (QA, Analyst): Essential - Experience of defining test coverage for enterprise applications - Experience of building automated functional tests - Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them to the role - Team working - Effective communication with different types of audience - Analytical with an eye for detail, a natural problem solver with acontinuous improvement ethos - Self-organizing and driving to deliver quality in line with projectobjectives - BSc in Computing or other numerate discipline, or equivalent experience Desirable - Testing software that runs on multiple platforms such as Windows, Macand Linux - Creating automated tests using a scripting or programming language - Understanding of software security and how to test for vulnerabilities - Basic system administration skills: OS installation andconfiguration, networking, virtualization. Benefits The remuneration package includes: - Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days - Group personal pension scheme - Private medical insurance - Critical illness insurance - Death in service policy (life assurance) - Permanent health insurance - Travel insurance - Personal accident cover Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include: - Subsidised staff restaurant - Free beverages, fruit and pastries To apply for the QA Engineer - Core Products (QA, Analyst) role, pleaseclick the Apply now button. - provided by Dice AGILE, LINUX, QA, VIRTUALIZATION, WINDOWS