QA & Automation Test Engineer

Recruiter
DCV Technologies
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
QA & Automation Test Engineer

The QA & Automation Test Engineer will be responsible for performing Quality Assurance and Test activities. This will involve developing and executing manual and automated tests across our product suite, which includes desktop and web applications. You will be an effective communicator who is comfortable discussing issues / ideas within the business and on site with clients. You are an enthusiastic tester whose drive is continuous improvement and a focus on helping the team deliver quality products.

Key Accountabilities:

* Liaise with internal teams (Product Management, Analysts etc.) to understand requirements and develop testable Acceptance Criteria

* Liaise with clients, as required, to understand and develop testable Acceptance Criteria

* Provide Test estimates to support bid pricing, project costing and task planning

* Develop automation frameworks to deliver efficient and effective testing

* Design, develop and execute automated tests using approved tools and frameworks

* Derive and design test cases following approved development testing standards and guidelines

* Design, develop and execute functional and non-functional tests (automated and manual as required)

* Peer review QA and Test team work

* Prioritise workload to meet agreed commitments

* Review SDLC processes and recommend improvements

* Ensure approved development procedures are followed across the SDLC

* Capture, record and document bugs allowing Development teams to readily reproduce issues

* Provide timely feedback to Development Management Team as required

Experience:

* Demonstrable QA and Automated Test experience

* Demonstrable Software testing experience across full SDLC

* Knowledge and experience of developing robust, maintainable, efficient automated test frameworks

* Coding skills to develop frameworks and automated tests using tools such as Gherkin, SpecFlow, Visual Studio (C#), Selenium, Ranorex

* Ability to develop clear, concise, test plans and cases, and perform manual and automated tests across desktop and web applications

* Ability to interpret written requirements and technical specification documents

* Knowledge of database architecture

* Experienced in developing SQL and scripts

* API testing, Load and Performance testing

* Agile / Scrum experience

* Confident written and verbal communicator including client facing roles

* Ability to work in both co-located and distributed teams

* Experience of Continuous Integration

* Financial Markets knowledge a plus

Education

* A good first numerate degree in either computing, mathematics or science and / or industry experience and other relevant qualifications

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