Senior QA Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £65,000 (GBP)
  • Swindon, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

 

Description

  • Quality assurance of all development artefacts around new features developed or fixes within the product areas or platform
  • Take the technical lead of new approaches and continued improvement to testing practices
  • Produce quality metrics for releases Software meets or exceeds published metrics and quality benchmarks
  • Proactively contribute to the technical evolution of products and services
  • Lead in one of the QA Capability areas and drive consistency and improvements
  • Provide mentoring and knowledge transfer to more junior QA engineers as required

 

Responsibilities: -

  • Work with an Agile framework
  • Help derive automation frameworks and best practices
  • Development of new or evolvement of automated methods and techniques that ensure the quality of development covering functional and non-functional tests
  • Drive improvements to quality assurance and identify gaps.
  • Adherence to standards and best practices are upheld
  • Ensure knowledge is spread across teams
  • Work as “one team” to ensure deliveries are on time and to a high quality
  • Take responsibility for the effective resolution of issues as they arise and remediation thereof
  • Contribute to the QA strategy and identify areas of improvement
  • Manage the team and provide Project Leadership

 

Skills: -

  • Significant commercial experience of testing enterprise level systems that incorporate microservice architectures and web applications
  • Significant experience of one or more of the following
    • TDD and BDD tools and techniques
    • Performance & load testing
    • Security testing
    • UI & accessibility testing
    • CICD
  • Data creation and curation
  • DevOps practices and principles
  • ISTQB Foundation (minimum)
  • Experience of the following would be beneficial:
    • Java
    • Automation framework – Junit or Selenium/Cucumber
    • SQL
    • linux/Unix
    • Jenkins
    • Jira & Confluence
    • API and web services (REST)
  • AWS services
  • XML/JSON
  • Working with large databases
  • Tools: SVN, Git, Ant, Maven, Tomcat, Apache

Skills

DevOps Technical Skills
Continuous Integration / Deployment (CI/CD)
IT Infrastructure Expertise
DevOps
IT Infrastructure Products
Linux
Unix
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Java
SQL
Software Development
API
REST
Software Development Tools
Apache Tomcat
Git
Jenkins
Maven
Testing
Software Quality Assurance (QA/SDET)
Workflow & Collaboration Tools
Atlassian Jira

Industry Experience

FinTech & Payments Provider