Senior QA Test Engineer
Based in our Bristol offices, our delivery teams are rebuilding our multinational payroll to leverage technology that will deliver a customer experience they expect, and we think they deserve. This is a rare chance to deliver a step change in business productivity, not just a run of the mill project. It’s a technical challenge and a professional opportunity to do something you can be enormously proud of, not just a job. If that is what you’re looking for and you can deliver what we need, we’d really like to speak with you. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, detail orientated, quality assurance tester with a passion for excellence to oversee and perform quality assurance testing of our payroll products.
Key job responsibility
As a senior test engineer, you will:
Drive the creation of test plans and test cases, efficiently execute test cases across all functional and UI areas of our products
Drive a test automation process that allows working on and providing test automation for the items delivered on each sprint, at the appropriate test levels.
Support and mentor colleagues with less experience
Collaborate with developers, engineers and product owners through the Agile software development and testing lifecycle, review requirements, specifications, and technical designs
Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate testing activities
Find, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
Perform exhaustive regression testing following changes
Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing features
Collaborate with other internal teams, for example UAT through to successful releases
Monitor debugging results
Monitor and analyse production reported bugs
Participate in and lead testing planning efforts and communication of status
Identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions
Day to day
The successful candidate is a strong individual contributor, capable of understanding complex business requirements and converting them to understandable test cases, driving test execution, and designing repeatable tests for automation
You will work with development teams and QA engineers to ensure testing activities are on track and any risks are being managed effectively
You will try and understand the application performance, functionality, and features to great depth, enabling them to detect issues, report bugs, and take ownership of identifying repetitive tests suitable for automation.
You are meticulous in performing application tests, reporting the behaviour, ensuring that there is no ambiguity while reproducing issues and that high quality and accuracy is kept throughout the application release without compromising on deadlines.
Experience in both automation and manual testing
Experience in test automation with selenium and / or other tools / automatic test framework
Batchelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, OR related field OR ISTQB Certified Tester qualification OR equivalent work experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellence in technical communications with peers who work remotely