Software Tester

Job Category:
QA/Tester
Job Type:
Contract
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Area:
North Ireland
Location:
Cavan
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
17/09/2018
Recruiter:
FRS Recruitment
Job Ref:
FRS29609

Job summary

Responsible for preparation and execution of functional testing as part of project delivery to ensure that the introduced changes/applications/systems behave as expected, and do not have an adverse effect on existing systems behaviour.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

* Review and Evaluate Business Requirements Documents and Technical Specification Documents to elicit test cases
* Prepare and execute manual and automated test scripts
* Execute functional testing of the applications and associated systems/infrastructure
* Where required execute Integration, Regression, and User Acceptance Testing
* Analyse defects and test failures and ensure that they are reported and tracked per the Quality Management Standards and Guidelines
* Ensure that any perceived defects are checked in other available environments to determine whether they are existing issues
* Ability to track and report on progress to the Project Delivery Team
* Ability to recommend potential solutions/workarounds where appropriate

Qualifications

Essential

* Third level qualification in IT or an IT-related discipline or equivalent work experience

Desirable

* ISTQB foundation or equivalent

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

* Previous QA experience within a software development environment
* Proficient knowledge of MS Access and MS Excel
* Ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
* Previous experience in the Waterfall methodology

Desirable

* Knowledge/previous experience of working with Insurance and/or Financial Services applications
* Previous experience in the Agile methodology

Competencies

* Clear communicator - shares clear and appropriately detailed information
* Team Player - relates to others in a professional manner and promotes teamwork
* Participates in improvement efforts within the team
* Seeks opportunities to learn new skills; accepts and acts on feedback

Contact Details:
FRS Recruitment
Tel: 00353 (0)86-7839455
Contact: Shannon Toohey

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