QA Engineer

Recruiter
Exact Sourcing Limited
Location
Cambridge
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment undertaking stimulating work for a technology company that is enjoying worldwide success? Reporting to the QA Manager, the QA Engineer will be responsible for performing the day-to-day QA activities required within the Agile development team. This includes writing test plans, creating, maintaining and executing automated test suites and performing manual and exploratory testing of new releases & bug fixes where required. You will work in close collaboration with the developers through the full development cycle to ensure that quality is instilled as early as possible and carried through to the final Live product ensuring that all products meet customer`s functional requirements and perform to internal and external SLAs. The Role - You will create, maintain and execute automated tests to support agile software development and in line with the automation strategy - You will run exploratory and usability tests using various testing tools. - Follow best practices of the QA team and drive the QA strategy. Essentials - Good experience in building automated functional regression test suites. - Good knowledge of Visual Studio development tool and .NET technologies including C# - Experience in testing APIs, SOAP & REST Web services, Websites / Web applications. - Working experience in Agile development and understanding of development processes and concepts. - Ability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies and techniques. - Able to influence and manage internal stakeholders to ensure customer objectives are understood and met. - Able to manage your own time and handle multi-task delivery to short timescales. - Good analytical mind – problem solving skills; on your own or brainstorming with colleagues - Good investigatory skills – able to find, outline and fix issues that arise in system - Strong communication skills, both spoken and written to talk about your work with both technical and non-technical people Desirable - ISEB/ISTQB qualification in Software Testing or Agile Testing - Good knowledge of SQL Server development using Stored Procedures, Triggers and Views - Experience with the NUnit testing framework. - Knowledge of Continuous Integration. - Experience in load and performance testing. If you think the QA Engineer role sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then we`d love to hear from you! To apply for the QA Engineer role, please email (url removed) with your CV or call (Apply online only). We very much look forward to hearing from you and will be reviewing all applications over the next 2 to 3 weeks. If you are selected we will be in contact and if not we will be keeping your details on file for any future vacancies. Please follow us on Twitter (@ExactSourcing) or ‘like` us on Facebook to keep updated with any future opportunities. Exact Sourcing is an equal opportunities employment agency