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QA Analyst - Automation - Contract

A well-known global fintech customer and partner of ours based in Dublin City Centre is looking to build out their QA function with a driven and dynamic testing professional who will be responsible for manual testing software and creating automation suites for software GUI's and API's.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish the functional correctness of a system using manual and/or automated testing.
  • Engage with both the business and software engineers to bring the appropriate level of rigor to the development and enhancement of systems.
  • Ensuring defects are logged for any issues encountered during testing.
  • Working Agile delivery teams and ensuring quality throughout the delivery lifecycle.
  • Ensuring complete visibility of the testing process.
  • Clearly communicating the outcome of testing activities and highlight deviations from acceptance criteria and user journeys.
  • Understanding of CI/CD and build pipelines.
  • Using quality metrics to provide recommendations regarding the release of software.

 

Requirements:

  • Professional experience of automation testing, writing code from scratch.
  • Has a testing mindset and can devise appropriate test methods for given scenarios.
  • Extensive experience of functional manual test planning and execution.
  • Understands agile product delivery and can fit into the agile model.
  • Understands the difference between testing and quality assurance.
  • Extensive understanding of testing principles and methodologies.
  • Appreciates the difference between testing and verification.

 

Skills:

  • Manual functional testing
  • Software GUI Test automation
  • API Test automation

 

Programming Languages:

  • C#
  • Python
  • Gherkin
  • HTML
  • XML
  • SQL

Tools:

  • Visual Studio
  • Selenium Web Driver
  • API Test automation toolsets