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QA Engineer

Ref: 9221740

  • €0/Hour
  • 26 Aug 2020
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Contract

An experienced QA Test Engineer is required to join a large software company based in Cork. The Test Engineers will report to the Software Project Manager. This is a daily rate contract role.

What you will do:

• 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. • 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. • 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.

What you need to do the job:

• 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 Microsoft TFS, HP ALM or Jira. • Experience testing business / enterprise applications. • Experience and working knowledge of SQL Server and T-SQL. • Ability to learn new business areas quickly. • Technical degree or equivalent experience.

What is nice to have:

• Be competent in the use of test automation tools to maximise productivity during the regression testing and smoke testing phases of the project. • Experience with Test Automation Tools, Visual Studio Team System (Test Edition), Selenium (WebDriver) or similar tools. • Experience of structured testing methods and techniques. • Working knowledge.Net and/or Java advantageous.