Senior test Engineer

Core Responsibilities
– Generating functional, system and regression test cases and procedures within agreed timescales
– Test execution at integration and system test levels
– Adding Tests to existing Test Automation framework
– Promoting SDLC policies and contributing to ensure continual improvement
– Defect and progress reporting
– Attending review meetings at different stages during the development process with the aim of influencing stakeholders, reporting and facilitating overall system quality
– Reviewing requirements specifications, functional specifications and other development documentation
– Expert in functional area providing technical guidance and mentoring other Test Engineers
– Creating and maintaining test data and environment permutations
– Effectively logging, monitoring and retesting all bugs found during testing
– Escalating any issues likely to affect the project scope or timescales
– Having a positive impact on the quality of our products
– Test documentation publication

Essential Requirements
– Passion for delivering quality products
– Leadership & mentoring skills
– Experience in test planning, design, execution and associated reviews
– Test experience on both Web and Mobile platforms
– Experience of adding tests to automated test suites, and maintaining these tests
– Database proficiency (SQL Server) or other RDBS
– Agile (SDLC) experience
– Excellent problem-solving skills to analyse information appropriately and find best solutions taking a balanced view to reach logical conclusions and make relevant decisions
– Organisational skills to establish efficient and appropriate plans for self and others and adapt quickly and effectively to unexpected changes whilst still ensuring objectives are met
– Flexible/agile in test efforts across multiple work streams whilst reporting efficiently
– Understand and respond to customer needs (internal and external) and exceed expectations where possible
– Work co-operatively with others to achieve a common goal and communicate information in a clear, concise and accurate manner
– Ability to be commercially and organisationally focused on the overall business and issues facing company
– Committed to obtaining results through taking responsibility, demonstrating a positive attitude and ensuring quality is built into work
– Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
– ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate

Desirable Requirements
– Experience of working with virtualised environments e.g. VMware, Hyper V
– Experience of working with and testing web API’s
– Experience of working in a Continuous Integration environment
– Understanding the principles of source control e.g. Git, SVN
– Some understanding of a programming or scripting language e.g. C#, Python, Java, PowerShell, and experience in creating simple scripts to test applications
– Understanding of browsers and client-side technologies, browser/application server interactions
– Knowledge of bug reporting and ALM tools (e.g. Team Foundation Server)
– Willingness to provide out of hours support as and when required (Not the norm)
– Knowledge of EPOS systems and/or hospitality industry would be an advantage

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