Key Roles and Responsibilities :
Designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions.
Review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts).
Perform and document risk analysis and record test progress and results. Performing thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved.
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
Design, develop, code and execute automation scripts using open source tools.
Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs and develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs.
Develop standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness.
Make recommendations that will enable innovation and streamline overall testing processes.
Research new tools, technologies, and testing processes as well as user interfaces for consistency and functionality.
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes :
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
Good team players and maintain integrity and display good attention to detail
Ability to understand and analyze complex systems
Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
Knowledge of software development process
Familiarity with agile development such as Scrum
Knowledge of software integrated development environments
Ability to handle client and customer issues tactfully and professionally
Academic Qualifications and Certifications :
BS / MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Required Experience :
Proven work experience in software development
Proven work experience in software quality assurance
Experience working in an Agile / Scrum development process
Experience with performance and / or security testing is a plus
Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
What will make you a good fit for the role?
Standard career level descriptor for job level :
Seasoned and experienced professional
Has full understanding of specialisation area
Resolves wide range of issues in creative ways
Fully qualified, career level, career journey-orientated
Uses good judgement in selecting tools and methods to solve problems
Networks with senior internal and external people in own area of expertise
Receives little instruction on day-to-day work, receives general instructions on new assignments
Typically requires demonstrable related experience with a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree; or moderate level experience and a Master’s or equivalent degree;
or a PhD or equivalent degree without experience; or equivalent work experience