QA Test Engineer

Information technology, telecommunications
Republic of Ireland
Not specified
Contract type:
Interim, contract & temporary
Full time
Salary description:
Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Audit/assessment, Consultancy, Health and safety, Operational improvement, Project management, Risk management
Start Date:
LCA Consulting Services
Job Ref:

QA Test Engineer

My client has a requirement for an experienced QA Test Engineer to join their project.

Responsibilities :
* Develop an understanding of client business terminology practice and procedures within a reasonable timeframe.
* Develop knowledge of the client's business model to assist in Requirement validation.
* Provide input as per best practice (estimating, designing, developing and executing test procedures and test cases).
* Provide guidance about functionality and quality in relation to the testing approach.
* Review specification documents so that accurate and comprehensive test plans and test cases can be created.
* Manage priorities and set expectations when faced with multiple demanding tasks.
* You may be required to perform additional duties, not listed above, to support the testing function into the future.
* Adhere to and promote internal information security policies and procedures
* Work closely with the Development team on a daily basis.
* Liaise with Business Analysts/Business Users if requirements are unclear.
* Execute Test plans and Regression Test plans within agreed timescales and standards.
* Test complex areas of application(s) and use business knowledge to determine if functionality is correct.
* Investigate and document defects in a defect-tracking system and verify resolution to ensure prompt closure of all defects.
* Ensure that all assigned QA tasks are run to agreed schedule and to an acceptable level of quality.
* Clearly articulate and communicate testing status, and red/yellow flags, which might interfere with the achievement of QA milestones.
* Contribute to the creation of functional, regression, performance and load/stress test suites and adhere to the test methodologies used within the company.
* Assist in the day-to-day Test team functions.

Technical Profile :
* Must have 4+ cumulative years of Software Test experience.
* Strong testing background expected with experience writing test plans and test procedures.
* Experience in the use of Defect Tracking tools like Jira.
* Experience testing business/enterprise applications.

Desired Skills :
* Experience of structured testing methods and techniques.
* Experience with Test Automation Tools such as Selenium (WebDriver) advantageous.
* Working knowledge.NET and/or Java advantageous.
* Experience and working knowledge of SQL advantageous.

Personal Profile :
* Ability to work independently as well as part of team.
* Ability to learn new business areas quickly.
* Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
* Technical degree or equivalent experience.
* Desire to develop your own knowledge by keeping abreast of testing tools and techniques, attending workshops and reviewing technical publications.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
LCA Consulting Services
Contact: Alan O Brien

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