QA Engineer

Location

Belfast

Salary

Competitive Package

Closing Date

18/02/2022

The agency's purpose is to create growth and value for our clients, their customers and our people.  We are building a world where digital experiences connect, serve and sell more. We lead in our field, so you can lead in yours.

 

The Team

 

The technology team deliver the solutions which sit at the heart of the digital experiences we deliver, with expertise in the design, architecture, implementation, validation and optimisation of high-availability, high-capacity websites and integrations.

 

We are recognised experts in the implementation and use of Episerver products covering E-Commerce, Content Management, Customer Data and Marketing Automation. We have 10 Episerver certified developers and our team comprises of 2 Episerver Most Valuable Professionals (from only 50 worldwide) who are recognised for their product and industry expertise.   

 

The team has 4 functions split across the full technology delivery lifecycle: Architecture, Development, Quality Assurance and Support.

 

The Development function is a distributed team of front end / user interface developers and .NET development experts who deliver high-quality solutions to agreed technical designs.

 

Purpose of the role

The QA Engineer role monitors all stages of the software development process by using their analytical and critical thinking skills to plan, implement and execute tests to ensure high quality standards are achieved.

Working as part of a multi-discipline team across one or multiple projects at any one time, the QA Engineer role works closely with Developers, Business Analytics and Delivery Managers to develop large scale / high volume CMS. Ecommerce and mobile applications.

 

Your main relationships   

 

  • Developers (Front-end + Technical)
  • Technical Lead
  • Quality Assurance Team
  • Delivery Manager
  • Business Analyst
 
Day to Day Activities

 

  • Plan and execute tests to assure technical outputs
  • Check development consistency across devices, browsers and operation systems.
  • Perform regression tests and track quality metrics.
  • Participate in daily stand-ups and provide accurate updates on task progress
  • Report on testing progress and coverage
  • Identify and update necessary test data to support tests.
  • Facilitate UAT testing sessions with clients
  • Stay current with evolving standards and technologies, learning new skills as needed and sharing these with other members of the team.

 

What we need

 

The skillset required to excel in this role is broad, with the right individual needing to demonstrate strong capabilities in the following areas: 

 

Skills 

  • Excellent attention to detail and a methodical and rigorous approach to your work
  • Ability to adapt and learn new tools and techniques
  • Good communication skills, to both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Ability to accurately estimate, appropriate to the level of detail supplied
  • Manage your time and workload effectively
  • Ability to work well as a part of a team
  • Be prepared to go the extra mile to deliver successful outcomes

 

Knowledge 

  • Expert knowledge of software testing (in a web context)
  • Strong knowledge of web development; HTML/CSS, JavaScript, SEO, Analytics, Security, Performance, Accessibility and Mobile web development
  • Basic knowledge of modern CI/CD approaches and tools (e.g., Azure DevOps)
  • knowledge of test automation (in a web context)

 

Experience 

  • 2+ years of software testing experience
  • Experience in software specification analysis, writing test plans, test objectives, test strategies based on business and technical requirements
  • Experience of working with test planning and management software such as Azure Test Plans, QTest, Testrail
  • Experience and comfort working with multiple projects and cross-functional teams (e.g., UX/Creative/Strategy)
  • 1+ years of working with web-based technologies

 

It would be extra nice if you had

  • Experience working with the modern digital marketing systems (Episerver), such as Content Management, Ecommerce, Marketing Automation and digital analytics and optimisation systems
  • Experience of working with version control (e.g. Git) and development task management and continuous integration platforms (such as JIRA, DevOps)
  • Knowledge of test frameworks such as Selenium WebDriver and Robot Framework.
  • Desire to write and share your experience with communities

 

Your rewards

 

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
  • Work on innovative projects with ambitious clients in Ireland and the UK
  • Flexible working
  • Health Insurance
  • Continuous training opportunities
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Regular team building activities
  • Vibrant modern office in the City Centre
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

 

The Next Step

 

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, we'd love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your CV via the form below.

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