QA Test Engineer - Reading

Recruiter
B C T Resourcing
Location
Reading
Salary
£27,000 per annum
Posted
03 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: QA Test Engineer
Location: Reading, RG1
Salary: 27,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

Role Summary:
Responsible for product testing and QA within an Agile development team. This will include test planning, documentation of test scenarios, estimation of test work and manual testing, as well as the investigation into support issues. There will also be the opportunity to work with an automated test environment. Organising tasks with other members of the team. Update and maintain technical information required for the ongoing support of the products, and to liaise between software development and professional services/support teams.

Duties:
Conduct software UI, Usability and other types of testing as required, and assist with support work and associated investigations.
Generate, maintain and advise on test criteria used within an agile software development environment.
Monitor quality issues, ensuring that standards are being followed. Update and maintain systems and processes to support this.
Any other duties as required from time to time.

Working Environment:
The QA Test Engineer role is office based, however there may occasionally be a requirement to travel. As part of the R&D team, the successful applicant will need to work with the other team members, sharing skills, knowledge and experience. Client success in creating and supporting outstanding products relies on an R&D team that works closely with Customer Support, Professional Services and Sales.

Skills and Experience:
Essential skills:
A recognised QA qualification plus proven work experience as described below, or practical experience in an environment with a strong QA ethos but with a longer period of work experience than detailed below.
Experience of working and interacting in an Agile development environment.
Web based application testing
A minimum of 2+ years proven experience in software development/testing and strong interaction & understanding of a software development environment.

Desirable skills:
Degree or equivalent in a computing related discipline.
UX work, Usability testing, HCI testing.
Previous experience in a quality assurance or support.
Experience of automated test environments.
High standard of documentation.
Developing software using Python would be an advantage.
A good understanding of Windows PCs, Apple Mac, LINUX, Unix systems.

Individual skills:
Good communication skills
Analytical approach
Good problem-solving skills
Adaptable
Attention to detail
Have an interest in, and aptitude for learning new technologies
Assertive
Team player
Self-motivated

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Non-negotiable:
Manual testing experience
Track record of web-based application testing
Experience of the software development lifecycle

Benefits:
Pension (after 3 month probationary period)
Medical Insurance (after 3 month probationary period)
Holidays 25 + 8 days. Rising by one day per every year worked up to a maximum of 30+8.
Fantastic company with plenty of opportunity for growth and development

KEY SKILLS:
A recognised QA qualification and proven work experience in a similar role

If you have further inquiries about this role, please dont hesitate to contact our office at: 0203--371--7671
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