Senior QA Specialist

Senior QA Specialist
Dublin Permanent Office Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My large Financial Services client is looking for a Senior Test and Quality Assurance Specialist to join their team, to help define and execute test strategies across IT change projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Engagement with key stakeholders to understand the detail and test implications of planned IT change
  • Work with existing test specialists to plan and manage test work across multiple delivery teams and using an agile delivery methodology
  • Test Planning, monitoring and reporting for multiple concurrent change projects
  • Work with scrum masters to ensure gathering and reporting of appropriate metrics
  • Development of standard test methodology to ensure consistency of test approaches
  • Champion for test automation where appropriate
  • Provide test sign off for key IT change initiatives

Experience Required

  • A test professional with experience of and a detailed understanding of an Agile development methodology
  • Proven ability to engage with multiple stakeholders, e.g. business analysts, application developers, etc. in order to break down and understand deliverables with a view to being able to thoroughly test
  • Ability to be able to influence and design test approaches
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders to communicate progress, issues and also to influence decision makers on how to deal with issues
  • Experience of working with a team of testers, ideally in a supervisory capacity
  • Experience using either JIRA or MS DevOps to track requirement delivery
  • A professional test qualification or certification, while not essential, is desirable
  • Experience of test automation would also be a significant asset

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate with cross-functional teams

Educational Requirements

  • Third Level degree or relevant Qualification

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Health insurance
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Hybrid working model
  • Other attractive benefits

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