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QA Engineer – Tester

Job Reference: 16046MS

Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 14-01-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: United Kingdom

Tester – QA Engineer – London

Tester – QA Engineer – London – Our client based in new and vibrant offices is looking for an experienced QA Engineer – Tester to join the team working both BAU and Project work. This is a great opportunity if you are looking for a new role based in a cool location. If you have a blend of the following:-


* Define effective BDD-based functional and non-functional tests, ensuring adequate depth and breadth of test coverage
* Creating and maintaining high-quality test suites and test cases (in test management tool TestRail) for manual testing
* Peer reviewing Test Suites from other members of the QA team
* Improve the existing test suite structure and ensure that the content in the test scenarios satisfies and complements the business requirements and contributes to successful test execution
* Participate in the preparation of the test automation scenarios (step definitions and feature files in SpecFlow framework with Selenium)
* Actively support Agile development methods and best practices
* Support other QAs in their work to ensure the spread of good practice and knowledge
* Share knowledge and provide guidance to the QA team
* Manage day to day task allocation within the sprint, for your tasks and for the QA team members
* Assist business test team (UAT)
* Using Jira to track defects and tasks

Knowledge and Experience:

* Extensive experience in Software Testing within a full lifecycle software engineering environment, preferably in an agile or iterative development environment
* Solid understanding of software testing concepts and methodologies
* Strong hands-on experience in test planning, execution and maintenance of test scenarios
* Hands on experience of manual testing including responsiveness and cross-browser of public Web Applications
* Experience in defining functional and non-functional testing frameworks
* Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases
* Understanding of risk identification and analysis
* Great communication skills

* Experience with test automation tools and strategies, ideally with Cucumber
* Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, TestRail
* ISTQB qualifications

If this role could be of interest, our client is offering a salary of up to £55,000 and excellent benefits package including:

* 24 day holiday
* Bonus
* Subsidised Cafe
* Life Assurance
* New Offices

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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