Senior test Engineer

  • Location: Edinburgh | Head Office
  • Pay: Very Competitive Salary + Excellent Employee Benefits
  • Apply By: Wed, 31 Jan 2018

About The Company Zonal is the market leading EPoS provider to the UK hospitality industry. Our success is based on a high standard of customer service and technical innovation. We pride ourselves on our open culture where everyone can make a difference. About The Team The test team within the R&D department is primarily responsible for the timing and quality of the product released to the market and is a key component of the current and future success of Zonal. The company invests heavily in the R&D department to ensure we can deliver new and exciting products to enable our customers to grow their businesses. We are committed to growing our talented team through shared learning and teamwork so we can deliver fantastic results, together Job Description Zonal provides market leading technology solutions for successful hospitality businesses. We are committed to investing in our R&D team and as part of our on-going expansion plans we are looking for a passionate and talented Senior tester to join our development team. You will test and release software products on projects ranging from Websites, Mobile Applications, API’s and automating where appropriate with the aim of achieving minimal faults. Ideally you will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a software testing environment with the ability to learn and understand complex systems. Experience in providing process & technical guidance within an Agile development team and able to provide mentoring & leadership to other Test Engineers.

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Generating functional, system and regression
test cases and procedures within agreed timescales

Test execution at integration and system test

Adding Tests to existing Test Automation

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

Test documentation publication

Essential Requirements

Passion for delivering quality products

Leadership & mentoring skills

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


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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