Test Engineer/QA Tester (Inside IR35)
Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: I.T. & Communications
Our automotive client is seeking a Test Engineer/QA Tester to work on a 12 month contract basis in Central London. The Test Engineer is responsible for testing software products that are either built in house, customized, configured on the cloud. They partner with developers to plan, test and implement software changes to ensure that products conform to the desired quality standard
The QA Analyst is accountable for defects and ensures that systems are operational and client ready.
You will be involved in the quality assurance stage of development and deployments. You will conduct automated and manual tests to ensure that what has been created by developers is fit for purpose and any bugs or issues are removed within a product before it gets deployed to everyday users.
Develops and documents step by step test cases based on the software requirements elicited by the business analysts and software developers
Identifies, logs and tracks defects
Creating test cases and documents
Understanding the testing process
Develops test scripts to automate manual repeatable time intensive tasks
Running tests according to the standards
Analysing and reporting testing results (to the SI, test manager, and wider audience)
Continual service improvement of the test proxesses
Contribute to test planning, strategy and approximation
Following sign-off procedures
Analytical and logical reasoning
Using a "global" perspective, understanding the individual components of systems and the larger global perspective of how the system works.
Understanding DevOps and agile methods
Running cross-browser testing
Incorporating testing tools
2 years experience within IT environment (Web, PIM, integrations, ecommerce)
Experience testing applications in accordance to required functionality and non functional quality attributes
Experience in writing test plans and test cases
BS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
Will look for ways to maximise operational delivery
Understanding of basic waterfall and iterative project management concepts
Ability to conduct manual and automated testing
With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.