Senior / Lead Software Engineer in Test

Venturi Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Engineer in Test - London £60,000 - £70,000 plus excellent benefits

Summary of the Software Engineer in Test position:

My client is a fast?growing company that sells their products and services to high?end and complex events, shows and installations. Their product range, is an integrated visual video production suite that has been used on productions such as the 2017 Grammy's, Madonna MDNA tour, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Nokia Lumia lunch, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and many others. Excellent salary on offer for Senior Software Engineer in Test between £60,000 - £70,000 plus excellent benefits including working from home, Team lunches once a month, Staff day out in the summer, Christmas party, Access to private medical care at lower cost (currently AXA), Childcare vouchers, Ride to work scheme, Travel card loans, Relaxed office culture

My client is rapidly expanding its global network of customers and as part of this they need to grow their Development and QA team. They are looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test to tightly work interdisciplinary with the QA team and the software development team.

Therefore, another part of the role is following the development and liaising with the developers to implement tests. This requires strong communication skills with excellent software development and test skills.

Responsibilities for Senior Software Engineer in Test:

  • Experience in C++ AND C+
  • Self-starter and Proactive
  • Update test cases based on the discovered defects
  • Update test automation based on the updated test cases
  • Provide inputs to the team in order to improve the test process
  • Report work progress and any problems faced to the QA Manager and/or Developer Team lead
  • Support the QA and software development team with testing tasks as required
  • Keep up-to-date on the overview of the development technology, popular testing tools (e.g. automated testing tools and test management systems) and advise stakeholders on these technologies
  • Be involved in the initial software specification process and advise on possible issues
  • Become familiar with the software under test and any other software related to it
  • Understand the master test plan and/ or the project plan
  • Create and document test plans
  • Generate test cases based on the requirements and other documents
  • Procure or create test data required for testing
  • Set up the required test beds (hardware, software and network)
  • Assist in test automation, CI test integration
  • Test software releases by executing assigned tests (manual and/or automated)
  • Report and log defects (Jira)
  • Create test logs
  • Report test results to the stakeholders
  • Re-test resolved defects
  • Track and monitor bugs to closure

Requirements for Senior Software Engineer in Test:

  • Desirables would be C#, Jira and Python experience
  • Experience in Automation would be a plus
  • Experience in Gaming would be a plus
  • Excellent test and software development skills
  • Strong knowledge of typical test and error tracking tools
  • Mathematical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and reporting skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Self-development skills to keep up to date with trends in software development and testing
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines

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