Automation Test Analyst - MDM

Recruiter
Elsevier
Location
Headington
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elsevier Elsevier is in the midst of a major TRANSFORMATION and TECHNOLOGY issimultaneously at the FOREFRONT and the DRIVING FORCE. Our innovativetechnology platforms and smart content solutions operate at the cuttingedge of big data, semantic web and cloud technology, enabling fastermore effective critical decision-making daily across the globe. We are experiencing a period of growth that is increasing the pressureon the capability of our technology infrastructure. As we grow, so doesour demand on technology and the way we use it. We are automating,optimizing, increasing speed and availability and migrating to cloudservices. Job Summary This is a senior position in Quality Assurance responsible forimplementing and executing automation testing in MDM project. Experience and Education 6+ years of Quality Test Engineering experience BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required,advanced degree preferred Key Responsibilities Work with QA manager, project manager, technical lead, and subjectmatter experts to plan and execute automated tests. Work as part of the Agile team, contribute in estimation exercise,sprint planning, daily stand ups and retrospective meetings. Evaluate user story acceptance criteria and provide feedback, raiseany gaps with product owner Develop and execute functional, integration test cases as peracceptance criteria Develop and execute automated testing for assigned project tosuccessfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality softwareproducts and services on time, on budget, and to specification. Ensure that testing addresses requirements as agreed with other stakeholders. Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities orcircumstances to meet the needs of the business. Coordinate User acceptance testing with business users for therespective user stories in sprints Report issues and results, researching and identifying root causes asappropriate, documenting accordingly. Make sure defects are allocated toright team members in agreement with scrum master/development lead Cooperate in the enhancement of the methodologies employed for testplanning and execution, defect tracking, and metric and status reporting. Maintain automation framework for all new changes implemented inproject Enhance quality assurance/testing and help to develop/executeautomation testing throughout the business as appropriate. Technical Skills Strong understanding of Agile (Scrum, Kanban) development & QA methodologies. Ability to develop and execute automation testing for large scale projects. Strong test planning, time management, and change management skillsacross multiple functional groups and departments, and strong skillsinvolving prioritizing and reprioritizing testing tasks. Working experience in Master Data Management solutions and allaspects of Data testing (ETL, Database) Essential technical skills o Strong hands-on working experience in J-Unit, Java SQL Jenkins continuous integration JIRA & Confluence Web services & API testing SOAP UI Continuous integration Testing cloud applications e.g. AWS, Azure etc Desirable technical skills o Hands-on working experience in Sales force Maven Talend SOAP UI Advanced problem-solving experience. Advanced communication (verbal and written) and customer serviceskills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skillsapplicable to a wide audience including senior management, customers, etc. - provided by Dice AGILE, AUTOMATED TESTING, AWS, AZURE, BIG DATA, CHANGE MANAGEMENT, CLOUD, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DATA MANAGEMENT, DEGREE, ETL, JAVA, KANBAN, QA, SCRUM

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