Senior Software Tester - London

SPS Resourcing
London (Greater)
From £72,000 to £87,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Software Tester - Application Programming Interface - SDLC - Back End Testing - API - SOAP UI - SOAP UI Pro - Software Testing - Java - Jira - Quality Center - ALM - Selenium - Cucumber - Groovy Scripting - Java Scripting - Unix - Agile - BDD - TDD - Back End Testing - Senior Software Tester.

Senior Software Tester required to join financial UK market leader in London. The role is required to ensure the overall quality of the company's offering to their external participants is robust. The role involves testing the software from functional and end to end perspective to enable the company for successful integration with our participants (eg Financial Institutions & Distributors) and third party systems.

Duties Include:

  • Create and maintain test cases and documentation.
  • Collaborate with the development team and business partners throughout the development life cycle.
  • Work with Product Owner and Business Analysts to understand the requirements.
  • Create Test Data and Execute test specifications accurately, without deviating from prepared scripts.
  • Automate test procedures where appropriate and as often as possible.
  • Record the results of tests in an appropriate format.
  • Identify and track defects when test failures occur, narrowing the root cause to enable efficient investigation.
  • Accountable for delivery of allocated work packages.
  • Lead automated and functional testing activities, in collaboration with various teams.
  • Liaise with Stream Lead and Project Managers on testing activities.
  • Communicate all faults and issues and escalate to the relevant members of the test/project team.
  • Perform adhoc testing.
  • Update/amend test specifications.
  • Provide input to project related documentation.
  • Mentor less experienced test engineers on test processes, product testing and methods.
  • Skills Required:

  • Strong Manual Functional Testing and Integration Testing skills.
  • Very Strong Back End API testing experience.
  • Strong Experience in testing SOAP based web-services.
  • Experience in testing financial payment messages like ISO 8583, ISO 20022.
  • Solid Hands on experience in SOAP UI or SOAP UI PRO tool.
  • Groovy Scripting.
  • Solid understanding of Service Oriented Architecture, Service Bus (OSB), WSDL, XSDs & XML.
  • Strong working experience in financial payments domain.
  • Strong Data base testing skills and ability to write complex SQL's.
  • Comfortable in running unix commands.
  • Working in an Agile environment.
  • Strong understanding of testing principles, methodologies, test case preparation and defect life cycle
  • Good problem solving skills and an enquiring mind-set
  • Experience in leading team.
  • Have a minimum of 7 years of hands-on software testing experience.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience in financial payments or card domain.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of API/Web-services testing experience alone.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a financial UK market leader who invest heavily in their staff and offer great career progression. For full job description please contact Stephen Savva at SPS Resourcing or send CV to apply.

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