Junior Tester Based in Bishops Stortford

Recruiter
Taylor James Resourcing
Location
Bishop's Stortford
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client runs a financial clearing platform that clears and settles mobile roaming business between Mobile Network Operators. The role will be to become part of an agile development team leading the test function of the team. The Tester is responsible for ensuring that there is a stable and coherent test plan used in the delivery of features and functionality on the FCH platform and to ensure there is a well-managed test strategy including automated testing and manual testing. Whilst the role will include evolving and modernising the testing function the role is hands caring out testing on a daily basis. The Tester will work with developers, BAs and the Product Owner to ensure automation of unit and regression testing is carried out as part of the Continuous Integration system as well as coordinate manual user acceptance test with BAs, internal users and customers where necessary. Nextgen is going through an Agile transformation and it will be required that the Tester work in both a manual testing manner and lead migration across to a highly automated testing strategy and where possible integrate test mechanism with specification and development. As part of this transition the Tester will lead the move to defining test cases during specifications and introduction of automated tools. Key Responsibilities - Review of product speciation's and design and sign off of test scripts and scenarios - Put in place test plans for delivery of product and get buy in across the team for delivery - Day to day testing of new product functionality and features - Responsible for test criteria for release of functionality into production. - Set out a testing strategy and testing evolution over time for the FCH product set - Define testing methodologies most appropriate to various aspects of the technical delivery cycle - Define testing toolset in line with product delivery - Define method for capturing test criteria within the specification and development process and work with team to implement - Plan testing with Product Owner, BAs and Developers to ensure adequate testing is in place for release of code to all environments especially production - Training of delivery team on modern methods of testing including, specifications, unit testing, automated testing and user acceptance testing - Report on testing analytics