QA Analyst / Test Analyst (Automation)

Recruiter
Harvey Nash Plc
Location
London (East)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
QA Analyst (Automation) - East London

My client is a fast-paced, dynamic organisation looking to recruit a QA Analyst to join the Sportsbook delivery team at their newly formed digital innovation hub based in East London. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for someone that wants to join a company where technology sits at the heart of the company and consistently drives business decisions, strategy and pioneering solutions.

The Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst will be responsible for ensuring that all CTO Sports products meet high quality standards by performing functionality, compatibility and reliability testing.

Operating within a cross-functional Agile team (Developers, QA Analysts and Product Owners), this role will take a significant part in planning the product development phase while being in charge of creating end-to-end test plans, designing user journeys for testing, executing them, ensuring that all the objectives are met and that the implementation works as expected. Automation being one of the core principles of our QA approach, you'll look to embed automation across various phases of testing, thus helping speed up testing cycle

Accountabiities:
  • Perform manual and automated testing on various products and different platforms - Web, Mobile, Application, both Frontend and Backend, to ensure that the Ladbrokes Coral web products and application are in their best quality before being released to our customers.
  • Wherever possible opportunities to automate test execution should be taken
  • Take significant part in the design, development and execution of automation QA scripts using open source tools (such as Selenium, Cucumber, Java etc) in order to make the QA process as efficient as possible.
  • Based on the product's requirements the QA role is responsible for defining, developing and executing test plans and test cases in order to meet the product goals with the help of company's test management tool(Test Rail)
  • Documenting high quality defect reports when found, using the company's defect & task management system (JIRA)
  • Working in Agile methodology the QA Analyst will be responsible for attending sprints (fixed time period sessions),planning sessions, attend daily face-to-face catch-ups, testing relevant issues throughout the sprint planned and attending the sprint retrospective and providing accurate estimates.
  • Be part of a team of QA specialists, contribute to the team by sharing knowledge, best practices and know-hows. This will be accomplished via the establishment of a QA Chapter. Senior members will be expected to perform line management duties.


Key Skills:
  • Strong technical understanding of web and mobile apps.
  • Good understanding and practices in performing QA in an agile environment.
  • Experience in QA practices such as exploratory, regression, performance testing and automation.
  • Experience with functional automation tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, Webdriver and Appium
  • Experience with non functional automation tools such as Neoload, Loadrunner, Postman, WPT, and other performance testing tools
  • Basic understanding of any programming/scripting language
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.




If this sounds like it could be of interest do apply directly below or get in touch with Chloe Hawker on 07384 256 142.

Keywords: Delivery, Agile, Test, QA Process, Automation, Apps, Web
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79177276