QA Tester

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QA Tester

Dublin

Contract

Negotiable

Ref: E1807SDG

Job Description

My client wishes to hire a Senior QA engineer to become a member of a dedicated team. The candidate will be responsible for the execution, monitoring and reporting of assigned projects.

QA Engineer Role

The Company:

My client wishes to hire a Senior QA engineer to become a member of a dedicated team. The candidate will be responsible for the execution, monitoring and reporting of assigned projects.  The role combines hands on functional testing tasks with additional responsibility for all UI, browser, and back end tools testing.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Hands on functional testing of core product function against requirements throughout the entire project life cycle
  • Delivery of high level test schedules, test estimates, test cases and test data for assigned projects
  • Responsibility for test execution and reporting to QA manager
  • Bug management, incorporating triage meetings, status reporting, bug categorisation/prioritisation and issue escalation
  • Assist in reporting, investigating and debugging software issues in coordination with support and development
  • Provide support for production environment release validation and production bug troubleshooting
  • Integration of product knowledge from testers, developers and product managers into the testing process
  • Continuously contribute to improvement of the company’s quality processes and procedures

 

The Successful Candidate:

  • Must have a proven track record in all facets of testing within a technically challenging development environment
  • Must be a self starter with the ability to learn and understand complex systems quickly
  • Will need to be a good team player and have the ability to work autonomously with a minimum of supervision

 

Key Requirements:

  • Degree qualified with a minimum of 5 years experience in quality assurance, ideally in a financial sector
  • Candidate must have good experience of working within project teams on large test initiatives
  • Must have experience of software development lifecycles and knowledge of QA principles and methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in isolating and reproducing issues at a component level with clear documentation to support findings
  • Experience in bug management, including triage meetings, bug categorisation and prioritisation, issue escalation and status reporting
  • Prior experience in using issue tracking tools (Mantis, Jira etc)
  • Experience of UAT testing in conjunction with third party test and project teams
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL Server, XML and MS Office applications
  • The candidate must have strong numeracy and analytical skills for effective problem solving
  • Confidence in holding test documentation reviews with project teams and obtaining sign off
  • Ability to understand business system at architectural\component level and liaise with development teams
  • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to grasp issues quickly and make educated, critical judgement
  • Being able to work under pressure and tight deadlines is a must

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