Junior QA Engineer Glasgow, Jobs, Scotland, Central Belt, 3025
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Junior QA Engineer - Glasgow - Central Belt

Junior QA Engineer - Glasgow - Central Belt

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Date Job Posted Friday 22 Mar 2019
Reference 3025
Category Automation Test Analyst
Salary Up to £29,000 + 10% bonus
Employment Type Permanent


Be-IT Resourcing are currently working with a large software and analytics company based in Glasgow. We are seeking a QA Engineer who will be responsible for ensuring high quality standards and integrity of our clients software suite. The QA Engineer has a solid working knowledge of commonly used QA concepts, best practices, and procedures within the Quality Assurance field.

Prepare and maintain QA artefacts including, but not limited to test plans, test cases, scripts, and metrics/reports;

Designs tests and provides requirements for automated tests;

Designs automation workflows and scripts for maximum product coverage;

Contribute to usability, integration, documentation or functional testing;

Help ensure the quality and completeness of team deliverables;

Support and/or install software applications /operating systems, as well as manage multiple testing environments;

Execute verification and validation procedures based on the test plan and test cases;

Record and verify defects using defect tracking tool with the ability to prioritize the severity

Key Tasks

  • Prevent Issues
  • Test requirements and providing feedback on gaps, inaccuracies, inconsistencies, ambiguities, suggested improvements
  • Suggestions and ideas to improve testability contributed to team
  • Contribute acceptance tests and regression tests appropriately
  • Contribute appropriate automation of Integration and end to end scenarios
  • Manage, configure and maintain test environments
  • Execute new test cases
  • Execute appropriate regression tests
  • Execute appropriate non-functional tests
  • Agree acceptance tests with engineers and product owner before feature development
  • Identify test conditions from any available test basis, and write test cases to cover test conditions
  • Update test case management system to add new test cases, and update existing test cases as required
  • Report issues in defect tracking system, providing good qualified information that will help with diagnosis and resolution
  • Prioritise and escalate issues appropriately
  • Provide regular updates about self-development and learning needs to mentor / line manager
  • Report daily progress of your tasks to your team lead
  • Proactive in communicating with other areas of the business to resolve issues
  • Effective communication with geographically distributed team member
  • Test Activities are identified and planned to address risks and impact
  • Automation activities planned

Key Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Understanding of software development and software development terminology is highly desirable.
  • Experience and knowledge of object-oriented programming principles
  • Experience and knowledge of programming languages such as Java and SQL
  • Experience with writing automation requirements for test coverage;
  • Experience with databases, data warehousing, client/server applications, web based enterprise applications, java applications, and end-user documentation;
  • Experience with applications using SQL Server or Oracle is required; must be able to query databases;
  • Ability to create and maintain quality assurance artefacts. Artefacts include, but are not limited to, test cases, test plans, testing strategies, and certification reports;
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills, and have ability to perform root cause analysis;
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to install and maintain test environments, including installations of operating systems
  • Ability to provide examples of collaborative, high performance team working
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to understand requirements
  • Ability to work with customers and deliver to timescales
  • Experience with a test case management system, defect reporting system, version control system
  • Experience with administering and installing software on Unix environments
  • Experience with database management systems
  • Experience identifying test conditions from a test basis and generating and documenting test cases
  • Previous experience within a software testing role using tools such as Selenium Web Driver or Bash Script or Ant Script

Please apply online for immediate consideration.

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