QA Engineer

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30 days ago

QA Automation Test Engineer

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

Location: Cork (Remote)
Job type: Full Time/12 Month-Contract
Sector and subsector: IT

We are hiring a QA Automation Test Engineer for our client who is a one of the country's largest software development organisations. The company has been operating successfully in Cork city since 1998. Our client employs a wide range of technologies including Mobile (iOS, Android, Windows), Java SE/Java EE (WebLogic, WebSphere, Spring, Akka, Hibernate, GWT, etc.), Microsoft .NET (ASP.NET, C#, etc.), JavaScript (AngularJS, JQuery, dojo, etc.), various database management systems (MongoDB, Oracle, SQL Server, MySql, etc.). Also, provides consultancy and leading-edge software solutions for a wide variety of US, EU and UK based clients in the insurance, healthcare, retail, and public sector markets

The Role:
Our client is seeking experienced QA/Test Engineer with Automation experience to join our QA Team. The role is based in Cork servicing the needs of our client. The role will report to the Software Project Manager.
The successful candidate will work with the development team in building and executing comprehensive suites of test plans and test cases and will have a minimum of 4 years' commercial experience.

· Develop and execute test plans and test cases to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation.
· Add to our company's testing efforts and improve the test frameworks, tools and technologies.
· Contribute and evolve high quality automated test solutions for functional, regression and performance testing.
· Knowledge transfer and cross train other team members to enhance the teams automation capabilities.
· Develop an understanding of client business terminology practice and procedures within a reasonable timeframe.
· Provide input as per best practice (estimating, designing, developing and executing test procedures and test cases).
· Work closely with the Development team on a daily basis.
· Liaise with Product Owners/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.
· Clearly articulate and communicate testing status, and red/yellow flags, which might interfere with the achievement of QA milestones.
· 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.

Technical Profile:
· Must have 4+ cumulative years of Software Test experience.
· Proven track record using Industry Standard Test Automation Tools, Visual Studio Team System (Test Edition), Selenium (WebDriver) or similar tools.
· Good Working knowledge of SQL.
· Automated Testing experience.
· Scrum / Agile experience.
· Experience of structured testing methods and techniques.
· Working knowledge.Net advantageous.
· Strong testing background expected with experience writing test plans and test procedures.
· Experience in the use of Defect Tracking tools like Microsoft TFS, Dev Ops, HP ALM.
· Experience testing business / enterprise applications.

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

Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)

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