Senior Digital QA

  • Job Reference: 22001973_1528379216
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2018
  • Recruiter: BLOC
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £600 Per Day
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 26 Weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Digital QA

South East

Lead, supervise or directly manage a team of Quality Assurance / Test Analysts; Undertake responsibilities of a QA engineer/software developer with a focus on test automation; Involvement with all aspects of test automation: functional, performance. Have experience with more than one of the leading test automation tools and frameworks, closed-tools such as QTP and open-source tools such as Sahi, Selenium, Watir/N, Fitness, and Cucumber. Advanced knowledge and experience with testing products with the following technology stacks (or equivalent): Ruby, Java, .NET, SQL, XML, web services. Advanced knowledge and experience in testing web applications with knowledge of browsers and user-interface testing techniques. Have knowledge of software best practices like test-driven development (TDD), behavioural-driven development (BDD), and continuous integration.

It is essential that applicants can demonstrate:
o Proven and current QA/Test Analyst experience in a large Company or Public Sector organisation.
o Excellent testing knowledge throughout all phases of the testing lifecycle.
o Proven testing experience with ETL Technologies.
o Experience with Agile methodologies (e.g. TDD, BDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) and working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment.
o Experience in developing product backlogs with measurable success criteria.
o Analysis of user stories to identify acceptance criteria.
o Knowledge and experience of test automation including basic coding experience.
o Excellent communication skills.
o Experience of mentoring.
o Experience in product review.
o Experience of using Jira and Confluence.
o Experience with the use of version control systems.
o Co-ordination and development of testing including Scripting, Scenario Planning and execution to include:-
Integration testing
Functional testing
Co-ordination of User Acceptance testing (UAT)
Performance testing
Regression testing

It would be desirable for applicants to be able to demonstrate:
o Testing experience with Pentaho Data Integration and/or Pentaho Reporting.
o Knowledge of SQL and/or Mondrian query languages
o Experience of automating ETL testing.
o Experience with HIVE/IMPALA
o Testing in a Linux environment
o Experience of a range of platforms e.g. Client/Server Internet Browser technologies, Oracle etc.
o Experience of a range of Testing tools e.g. ALM, LoadRunner, Selenium, SOAPUI and JMeter
o Experience of building or using test automation frameworks.
A relevant software testing qualification e.g. ISEB/ISTQB (or equivalent)

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