Senior QA Engineer

Senior QA Engineer
Dublin City Centre 2 €50,000 - €60,000 Ref:

Job Description

Senior QA Engineer with experience of working in a Mobile and Web applications environment, required for a leading client in Dublin 1. This is an excellent role offering a strong package.

Senior QA Engineer Role

The candidate will be responsible for the execution, monitoring and reporting of assigned projects.  The role combines hands on functional testing of all customer facing UIs (websites, mobile websites, mobile applications) and back end systems with the responsibility of leading and progressing the QA function within those assigned projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Hands on functional testing of core product function against requirements throughout the entire project life cycle
  • Delivery of test schedules, test estimates, test cases and test data for assigned projects
  • Responsibility for test execution and reporting to QA and Project Managers
  • 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
  • Must have experience in industry standard testing, tracing and debugging tools

 

Key Requirements:

  • Degree qualified with a minimum of 4/5 years’ experience in quality assurance, ideally in a financial / high numeracy sector
  • Candidate must have
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in managing complex test projects from initialisation through to release
    • Minimum of 4 years’ hands on experience across on online and mobile based testing roll using industry standard traffic debugging and tracing tools.
  • Must have experience of software development lifecycles and sound 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, XHTML, ASP.NET, JavaScript, IIS with basic SQL scripting a benefit.
  • 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
  • Proven 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
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is a key requirement
  • Experience in testing websites and applications across multiple browser/mobile device platforms would be a distinct advantage

 

 

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