Automation Tester

Michael Page Technology
Leicestershire, UK
16 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation tester is sought foa large financial client in Leicester.

Client Details

The client is globally recognised ifnancial services client who is expanind on the software systems and hence require additional support in their testing teams.

  • Designing test cases based on written statement of requirements, software structure or operational scenarios, ensuring they are in a clear, business-oriented, non-technical style
  • Reviewing test scripts to ensure they are accurate, complete and fulfill client requirement
  • Liaising with other members of the project team throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure that test cases/scripts corresponding to the design accurately reflect the functional specification and meet the customer requirement
  • Configuring test data and executing test cases for both new developments and defect fixes against the appropriate manual test scripts ensuring acceptance criteria is met
  • Accurately producing and reviewing defect summaries and providing information to internal and external stakeholders about defects within the platform under test
  • Identifying areas where the new platform does not satisfy the test scripts and recreating and documenting faults that are applicable
  • Contributing to the implementation of standards and best practices for testing throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Providing feedback on the day-to-day processes used within the software development lifecycle and recommending improvements to these processes where they are deemed to be ineffective
  • Effectively escalating important issues affecting the testing process by reporting exceptions to the Test Manager
  • Assisting in the maintenance of local standards and procedures to support the QA process
  • Effectively applying any applicable professional standards (ISQTB) to project testing/task.

  • ISEB Foundation Certificate in Testing is highly desirable, as is experience in testing WRAP platforms for ISA/GIA and pensions
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment with a flexible and adaptable attitude towards the projects and stakeholders
  • Ability to gather and interpret requirements and design details to formulate effective and efficient tests
  • Experience of test support throughout the full project lifecycle
  • Clear experience in a test team within a structured project-based environment
  • Previous experience of user acceptance testing, including scripting and test execution
  • Clear experience working in a comparable life and pensions company, with experience in a complex regulated environment (SIPP/SSAS).

Job Offer

The client can offer excellent progression and development and the option to cross train in other areas.

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