QA Analyst- Automation

Recruiter
SVC Group
Location
Hertfordshire
Posted
10 Jun 2018
Closes
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description
The QA Analyst's primary role is to test solutions. In this role you will work with developers and application scientists to identify, reproduce, report and test bugs and fixes.
Duties and Responsibilities

* Follow manual test plans and raise detailed bug reports, including comprehensive reproduction steps
* Replicate bugs found by others and discover circumstances for behavior
* Test incremental updates to ensure desired effect is achieved and no unwanted behavior has been added
* Test major releases by setting up automated testing procedures, data sets and conditions
* Checking documentation and helping to generate release notes

Person Specification

* Degree in Computer Science, Science, Engineering or Mathematics
* Attention to detail and methodical nature
* Experience with web-based automated testing software such as Selenium
* Experience with different operating systems and web browsers
* Experience with SQL databases (preferably Oracle)
* Good understanding of web architectures and computer programming, especially Java, JavaScript, Ajax, HTML, Python and RESTful APIs
* Experience with performance testing desirable
* Understanding of chemoinformatics and research & development in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment desirable
* Able to communicate effectively with developers and application scientists
* Able to follow manual testing procedures and record inconsistencies in bug tracking software

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