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Test Engineer

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 406 days ago
  • Company: IQ Talent Centre

Test Engineer x3
£40,000 - £60,000 p/a

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our Global Loyalty and Benefits clients to support with the recruitment of 3 exciting Test Engineers on a permanent basis. The Test Engineers will have to test new and existing functionality, detect bugs and issues and ensure that an accurate quality level is established of the application under test.

Key Responsibilities

- Prepare test cases corresponding to business and functional requirements
- Devise and carry out both manual and automated tests to establish the quality of the software under test
- Use the appropriate test automation software to execute test automation scripts
- Prepare Test Data and Test Case execution
- Provide the link between the development team and business representatives regarding testing and quality
- Log, prioritise, and track defects
- Contribute in project status meetings daily scrums and agile planning as required by the project
- Be the voice of authority when testing is being discussed
- Contribute to planning sessions with estimations and timelines

Team Working
- Identify and communicate patterns to improve software development
- Help to maintain and develop automated test suites, aiming for constant improvement
- Work with the Project Manager, Test Leads and Agile Leads to ensure all testing and QA tasks are accurately planned within the overall agreed timeframes of the projects
- Provide regular and accurate reports of progress
- Compile brief user guides and wiki instruction pages for other QA team members
- Be the point of contact for testing within a Scrum team
- Make testing related decisions on behalf of the Scrum team
- Look for gaps in process and seek to make improvement
- Provide support to Test Manager and Scrum Master
- Assist with interviewing new candidates
- Help new starters with the on-boarding process

Knowledge, skills and experience required
- ISTQB qualification
- Automation testing experience of successful project implementation in a software environment
- Experience of working in a fast paced Agile team with CI/CD and heavy Java test automation environment
- Experience of working with Serenity (Java Automation) and Spring Boot Frameworks preferable
- Creating and maintaining manual test scripts in Test Rail.
- Proven ability to automate test scripts using Selenium Webdriver, Specflow (BDD) and Cucumber (BDD) for Web and Mobile applications
- Extensive knowledge of automating, debugging and maintaining API tests using SOAP UI/Ready API
- Significant API Testing experience using Postman, Swagger and other API testing tools
- Embedding DB tests in API
- Expertise in identifying and documenting defects using JIRA
- Familiar with writing SQL queries and Shell scripting to generate test artifacts
- Experience of non-functional testing such as Security and Performance
- Cross platform/browser testing preferably using BrowserStack
- Ability to work with team members to troubleshoot any problems and ensuring that all relevant personnel are kept informed of progress.
- Capacity to deliver on multiple projects, expertly switching priorities as the need demands
- Excellent written & spoken English & interpersonal communication
- Experience of working in a regulated environment preferable
- Experience of projects in Travel and Loyalty sectors highly desirable