Test Engineer

Recruiter
Vantage Consulting
Location
Staffordshire
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About The Role

Through the growth of our Engineering department we have an excellent opportunity for a Test Engineer / Software Tester to join our Application Quality Management team.

Duties will include:

* Understanding, reviewing and writing test scripts & plans to support the deployment of products
* Provide risk assessment, approval and co-ordination of changes to the product
* Provide a flexible approach to testing whilst performing key functional, regression and manual testing as part of application development lifecycle.
* To be aware of the potential impact of new developments and to ensure a thorough understanding of product and risk assessment
* Having an excellent eye for detail and the ability to identify potential threats which may affect the functionality.
* The ability to give a decision that following rigorous testing the product is now ready to go live.
* Ability to contribute to continuous improvement forums.

About You

The ideal applicant will have:

* Experience of relational databases, with experience of SQL Server
* Experience in using a defect tracking tool such as JIRA
* An ability to log defects in a clear, concise and informative manner
* Accomplished communication skills and an ability to converse with a variety of internal and external users both technical and non-technical
* Flexibility around working hours predominantly around release dates
* Able to work independently with minimal guidance and to drive forward innovations
* Self-development skills to keep up to date with fast-changing trends
* Demonstrated ability to work well in a variety of team structures (e.g. testing teams, agile teams)
* Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple activities to meet strict deadlines
* Knowledge of the ITIL framework

Beneficial / Advantageous skills:

* Experience of running and writing automated test scripts.
* Experience of .NET coding particularly C#
* ISTQB qualification

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