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Tester - Brussels - 12-month contract

Octopus Computer Associates

Posted on Mar 16, 2023 by Octopus Computer Associates

Brussel, Belgium
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Tester - Brussels - 12-month contract

One of our important client is currently looking for a tester for a 12-month contract in Brussels. Day rate is negotiable.

Service description:

We are looking for a candidate to reinforce our teams as medior or senior IT tester )

The Mission will consists to test the new releases for all impacted applications.


  1. With the support of product owner and IT Application Manager, write or adapt a test plan and test Scenario based on existing functionalities and software and new functionalities.
  2. Make a recommendation on the tests to execute (for example on non-regression tests) based on Acceptance criteria defined in User Stories
  3. In coordination with the team, select the test cases to be integrated in an automated test suite.
  4. Execute the tests based on self-written or already existing test plan/test scenarios
  5. Log formally the issues/work items within a test tracking tool (Microsoft Team Foundation Service TFS) and if necessary, explain the issue to the developers.
  6. Make periodical test status report, based on the test plan.
  7. Make integration testing between the different application
  8. The tester is responsible to give the Go to the team to deploy from the test environment to the acceptance environment and will have to consider (and reproduce in test) any bug found in acceptance or production environment.

*Service expectations/deliveries:

  • Be part of an agile scrum team and participate in its ceremonies
  • Define the test strategy
  • Define the structure of the test cases
  • Translate the functional analysis into test cases
  • Able to include test automation within continuous integration
  • Execute tests and log defects when needed
  • Execute integration tests and log defects when needed
  • Follow-up of defect resolution
  • Design and execute reporting to the project manager (specification, execution & defects)
  • eager to learn business aspects
  • Soft skills: Active, Creative, Autonomous, Think out of the box, Result driven, Pragmatic and Resilient.

Areas of the application to test:

  • GUI (MS .net stack)
  • Back End applications (microservice architecture)
  • Database (Mongo, SQL server)
  • Interfaces towards client-applications
  • Web services

Work repartition of tasks:

  • 30% test specification
  • 30% test automation
  • 30% test execution & follow-up of defects
  • 10% test reporting


Candidate must have:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a tester
  • Good knowledge of a test methodology
  • Experience with SQL queries (MS SQL Server)
  • Experience in test automation. RobotFramework is becoming a standard, experience on it is therefore an asset.
  • Experience with web services, REST API and usage of XML and JSON files
  • Knowledge of testing tools based on .NET, basic knowledge of .NET and SQL is an advantage.
  • Experience to work within an Agile/Scrum team
  • IT mind-set: able to learn and adapt to new technical environments and/or new tools easily. This good IT background is also important in order to understand the IT issues when explained by the developers and to write test suite with flow between the different APIs.
  • Knowledge of EN is a must (all texts are written in English and the standard language used by the team is English).
  • Knowledge of FR and/or NL is requested.

To be considered, please send me your CV and I will contact you for further details.

Reference: 2512287544


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