Senior Test Engineer (R0002852)

02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Test Engineer

About the Senior Test Engineer role:

The role is critical to assuring the quality of code created within OSS Delivery and with accelerating the testing process via automation. Blurring the boundary between testing and software development the test engineer will plan, design and execute test cases and automate the most valuable ones.

Role Responsibilities:

•Planning, Estimating, Executing and Automating test cases to prove the appropriate requirements within a release.

•Maintain the Regression Test Pack and automate the most valuable tests contained within.

•Ensuring the appropriate testing evidence is completed at all testing phases.

•Looking into the source code of the applications to see if bugs are being introduced by poor coding standards and recommend remediation.

•Continually evaluating the test automation approach looking for improvements and simplifications.

•Supporting the developers by suggesting ways that the systems can be written to make them easier to test.

•Assuring the systems used to track testing progress is kept up to date.

•Diagnose and help correct any issues found on the production systems.

•Identify key areas of the system that require data and service simulation and formulate proposals

•Work with the Quality Assurance and Test function to ensure OSS Delivery testing follows best practice and aligns to the agreed QA strategy

•Own and maintain an OSS test risk and issue log and drive continuous improvement appropriate

Must Have Experience:

•A degree in a computing related subject

•Team leading skills

•Proven testing track record

•Excellent problem-solving skills

•Experience of automation testing

•SQL/Oracle knowledge

Be Great to also have:

•Mentoring /coaching experience

•Process improvement experience

•Experience of software development

•ISTQB advanced

The Company

We’re TalkTalk, a challenger brand in the world of Broadband, Phone, Mobile and TV. Our job is to bring the best value connectivity, to everyone. We believe every customer matters, so we offer products and services that are simple, affordable, reliable and fair.

We’ve created a working environment where you can be yourself and give your all. You’ll be called on to out-think the competition and work closely with your colleagues to come up with new ideas, and deliver great results for our customers. This is your chance to make a difference, and great performance will take you far. It won’t always be easy, but it’s always exciting and it promises great opportunities for you, and our business, especially if you’re ready to stand for something.

The Benefits

We value the importance of recognising and rewarding our colleagues at TalkTalk. As well as providing a great range of core benefits such as annual bonus, a company pension scheme and private medical insurance, we also:

•Embrace flexible working

•Support you achieve you career goals

•Offer income protection and life assurance

•Offer a range of discounts on products and shopping

Location: Salford Quays – Manchester

Country : UK

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive + bonus/benefits

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