Junior Software QA Engineer

Recruiter
Viewpoint For Projects
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
26 Oct 2019
Ref
1283943864
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior Software QA Engineer

Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Up to £26k pa, DOE + benefits
Contract: Permanent, Full time

Viewpoint provides innovative software solutions to the global construction and capital project industries. Viewpoint leads the construction software industry, bringing 40 years of construction experience to over 7,000 customers.

Viewpoint's integrated suite of solutions for the office, extended team and field address the full construction life-cycle from planning/bidding to construction and facilities maintenance.

Solutions are offered on a variety of platforms, including Cloud, Mobile, and On-premise. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Viewpoint has become the technology partner of choice, with customers in more than 28 countries.

Job Description - Junior Software QA Engineer

The Junior Software Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for improving the quality of software releases through automation process and tools improvements. Working in an Agile Development Software Methodology (SCRUM), the QA Engineer will work with Software Developers, QA Analysts and Cloud Ops, in order to automated test cases for Key Product Workflows that will accelerate testing efforts during Functional, Integration and Regression Testing.

Junior Software QA Engineer - Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Author test scripts using the established automation infrastructures and framework.
  • When necessary, performs some manual testing of new functionality which has yet to be automated
  • Utilizes Web test automation technologies
  • Continuously maintains, evaluates and improves automated tests as necessary.
  • Collaborates with the QA Team and other departments to achieve project goals.
  • Performs moderately complex functional, application, regression and performance tests.
  • Defines and adheres to quality initiatives.
  • Provide standard metrics and results from all testing efforts.

Competencies:
  • Willingness to quickly develop and maintain an understanding of software products.
  • Ability to accurately estimate task durations and meet schedules.
  • Well-organized, self-directed team player.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and monitors own work to ensure quality, presents information effectively, and is able to read and interpret written information.
  • Demonstrates professionalism, discretion, and good judgment with co-workers.

Junior Software QA Engineer - Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related technical field
  • Coding experience in C#

Preferred:
  • Relevant experience in QA or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated testing skills and understanding of QA processes
  • Experience testing in the cloud, mobile, thick client, and web environments
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft toolset (MTM, Azure DevOps/Visual Studio)
  • Knowledge of Test automation frameworks such as Selenium and WebDriver.

If you have the relevant skills and experience for this role, please click on APPLY and forward an up-to-date CV and cover letter, explaining why you are a good fit for this role.

No agencies please.

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