Software QA Engineer

Recruiter
Proactive Appointments
Location
Chester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1216193205
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Software QA Engineer

Our client urgently requires a QA Software Engineer to join their team based near Chester, on a permanent basis. The Software QA Engineer will be responsible for testing software using automated and manual test processes and delivering the results to the business. The Software QA Engineer will also liaise often with stakeholders from other areas of the business such as product, development and customer service teams, therefore the candidate must display a brilliant soft skillset to ensure they are accurately representing QA to the business stakeholders.

Software QA Engineer - Key Skills:
  • Experience managing or supporting other team members, ideally including remote management experience.
  • Considerable experience in Manual and Web service testing.
  • Considerable experience working within an agile delivery cycle and leading participation in scrum ceremonies.
  • Good experience of Test Analysis and acceptance criteria processes.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and associated tools (VSTS, Jenkins, Hudson etc).
  • Knowledge of BDD and TDD testing tools and processes as used with specflow/ gherkin.
  • Experience developing the automation scripts for end to end scenarios and maintaining the automation suites.
  • SOAP & REST web API Experience.
  • Good understanding of defect management tools such as JIRA.
  • Experience with databases and database with excellent SQL query knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team and support others.
  • Flexible, resilient and able to change focus on demand.
  • Commercial awareness and a commitment to the business.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Demonstrates ability to learn quickly within a continually changing, challenging environment.
  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Good understanding of modern and upcoming testing methodologies.
  • Good understanding of the testing documents, test life cycle and defect tracking/management.
  • Knowledge of either C#, Java, HTML, XML, Batch files, Shell scripts or Java Script - Able to read/understand code, not code itself.

Software QA Engineer - Benefits:
  • Life cover
  • PMI
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual leave
  • Holiday buy
  • Virtual GP
  • Dental insurance
  • Cycle 2 work

Software QA Engineer

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