QA Test Specialist

Job Category:
QA/Tester
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Area:
South Dublin
Location:
Dublin South
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
19/11/2018
Recruiter:
Solas Consulting Group
Job Ref:
8801


A software solutions provider with a track record for creating innovative solutions is looking for a QA Test Specialist. The successful QA Test Specialist will be involved throughout the development lifecycle, with emphasis on development and implementation of test automation and will work closely with developers to ensure requirements are being met and to the correct quality. You will be responsible for defining and driving innovative automated testing strategies and toolsets into our overall development processes that support and enhance the current Quality Assurance processes.

Responsibilities of the QA Test Specialist:
• Work as part of cross-functional agile project teams to ensure quality of software delivered
• Designing and developing test cases and providing automation expertise to development teams
• Research, recommend and harness tools necessary to increase automation and overall software quality
• Mentor team members on testing processes
• Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them
• Apply QA best practices in designing and configurating test procedures
• Ensure that all development is tested to agreed standards
• Document and maintain logs of test cases, test results and overall project quality-status
• Work closely with the software development team as well as business users, as required
• Maintain positive client interactions
• Ability to ensure timely delivery and development of high-quality software systems



Requirements for the QA Test Specialist role:
• Strong QA automation background with at least 1+ years’ work experience
• Thorough understanding of SDLC, specifically automated QA processes in agile development environments
• Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, Selenium, SpecFlow and MTM
• Proficient with bug tracking and test management toolsets to support development processes
• Proficient working with relational databases such as SQL Server



Desirable from the QA Test Specialist:
• Experience working in an Agile/SCRUM environment
• Understanding of JavaScript Frameworks
• Experience with MTM, Octopus Deploy and deployment automation
• Ability to work independently and as a team member in a dynamic work environment
• Learn new and keep abreast of existing technologies and apply to a variety of projects as required
• Able to plan workload effectively, taking into account dependencies of code and/or components being worked on by other team members in a collaborative project environment

If you are happy to be represented by Solas and be put forward for this role (or would like more information) please email me with your CV via the link, indicating if wish to be represented by Solas. Alternatively please call me (T: 00 353 1 5367384)

Contact Details:
Solas Consulting Group
Tel: 01 2449520
Fax: (01) 677 9928
Contact: Shane Carton

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