Senior Quality Assurance Engineer – Digital Platforms


Senior Quality Assurance Engineer – Digital Platforms

This role will be part of an agile team and will involve analysis of user stories. Testing is focused on ensuring that projects and products meet system quality standards by planning, designing, automating and executing the appropriate test cases. This includes developing and executing automation strategies, mining and manipulating test data, scripting and executing test cases, front-line triage of issues found during execution, and retesting of defects through resolution.

Senior QA Engineers are typically assigned to multiple projects, ranging from simple to moderate complexity, or to a single project of high complexity. Senior QA Test Engineers are required to execute project deliverables and tasks on time and on budget while supporting high quality software delivery.

Skills and Knowledge

Experience of Agile Methodology is mandatory and previous experience in Waterfall strongly desired

Experience of People Management is required

Experience with Automation (Selenium, Cucumber, Fitnesse, Git, Maven) required

Experience of SQL or PL/SQL strongly desired and at least one coding/scripting language should be known

Experience with web services test tools desired (e.g. SoapUI, SOA Test)

Experience with Jira is essential and  HP QC / ALM is desired

Solid understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning

Strong technical skills including a broad understanding of relational databases, file processing and web-enabling technologies

Strong attention to detail demonstrated by ability to follow and develop specific, outlined and detailed procedures

Demonstrated ability to work multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize and balance multiple tasks

Interpersonal skills, ability to maintain good working relationships with partners

Ability to work in a matrixed environment across multiple locations and functions