QA Test Engineer - Cork

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Our client is currently recruiting for an experienced QA Test Engineer for an initial 6 month contract role within a large software development company in Cork. 
•Develop an understanding of client business terminology practice and procedures within a reasonable timeframe.
•Develop knowledge of the client’s business model to assist in Requirement validation.
•Provide input as per best practice (estimating, designing, developing and executing test procedures and test cases).
•Provide guidance about functionality and quality in relation to the testing approach.
•Review specification documents so that accurate and comprehensive test plans and test cases can be created.
•Work closely with the Development team on a daily basis to ensure timely resolution of defects.
•Liaise with Business Analysts/Business Users if requirements are unclear.
•Execute Test plans and Regression Test plans within agreed timescales and standards.
•Test complex areas of application(s) and use business knowledge to determine if functionality is correct.
•Investigate and document defects in a defect-tracking system and verify resolution to ensure prompt closure of all defects.
•Ensure that all assigned Development Test tasks are run to agreed schedules and to an acceptable level of quality.
•Clearly articulate and communicate project testing status, and red/yellow flags, which might interfere with the achievement of project milestones.
•Contribute to the creation of functional, regression, performance and load/stress test suites and adhere to the test methodologies used within the company.
•Manage priorities and set expectations when faced with multiple demanding tasks.
•Assist in the day-to-day Test team functions (in either Waterfall or Agile environments)
•You may be required to perform additional duties, not listed above, to support the testing function into the future.

Skills & Experience:
•Must have 4+ cumulative years of Software Test experience.
•Strong testing background expected with experience writing test plans and test procedures.
•Experience in the use of Defect Tracking tools like Microsoft TFS. 
•Experience testing browser applications 
•Working knowledge of SQL
•Be competent in the use of test automation tools to maximise productivity during the regression testing and smoke testing phases of the project.
•Experience with Test Automation Tools, Visual Studio Team System (Test Edition), Selenium (WebDriver) or similar tools.
•Experience of structured testing methods and techniques.
•Working knowledge.Net and/or Java advantageous.

Contact Details:
Tel: 061209513
Contact: Keith Toomey

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