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Senior Software Test Engineer

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Wholesale Trade
Immediate Start
£45k - £50k Annual
Full-Time
Senior Software Test Engineer

Key Areas of Responsibility for Senior Sfoware Test Engineer

Technical Authority on the themes and initiatives owned by the team

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Ensures long term stability of the software, test packs and documentation

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Represents the team in feature and initiative planning sessions and provides expert feedback on new ideas

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Extensive hands-on testing and merging into the product using CI, as well as creating, updating and maintaining regression packs

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Liaising with colleagues and managers to help shape, define and elaborate requirements

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Working with the latest cloud technologies from Amazon, Google, Snowflake and Azure

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Locating bugs and and managing them through the lifecycle

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Using modern tools, specifically: Jira, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Browserstack, SQL DBs,

and Docker

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Identify new tools and technologies that can be implemented to improve or replace existing process

Issue Management

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The prompt prioritisation and processing by the team of incoming bugs according to strategy

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Ensuring responsive support to the customer-facing colleagues.

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Status reporting back to customer-facing colleagues

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Recognition of problems and recasting difficult-to-solve problems in order to find unique and innovative solutions

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Take technical ownership of complex problems Technical Mentorship

• Assisting colleagues to learn new skills within the team through coaching and knowledge sharing

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Encouraging others to partake in technical discussions and increasing team inquisitiveness

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Explain, demonstrate and engage fellow team members in ‘doing the right thing’ guided by the values of our client

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Act as a point of technical escalation for test team colleagues Functional or Technical Knowledge and Skills Required

Essential for Senior Software Test Engineer

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A 1st or 2.1 class degree in a technical subject or relevant experience

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Python or equivalent scripting

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Knowledge of the SDLC

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Enthusiasm for understanding and learning a wide range of technology

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Experience of configuring Jenkins or equivalent CI systems

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HTTP / Restful API usage (postman or similar)

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JIRA bug tracking

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Management of regression packs

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Demonstrable experience of full release cycle testing

Desirable for Senior Software Test Engineer

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ISTQB Certified

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Linux

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Java background

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SQL knowledge

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Automation experience

Reference: 210397973

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