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Test Engineer

  • Location

    Cork

  • Sector:

    Digital & Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary/Rate:

    300EUR

  • Contact:

    Leah Cridlan

  • Contact email:

    lcridlan@skillfindergroup.com

  • Job ref:

    18171USER_72

  • Consultant:

    Leah Cridlan

Senior Test Engineer



Task and responsibilities:


Creation of test plans:
• Identify/define how testing for the project will be conducted.
• Define what exactly will be tested and how.
• Prepare and document any set up work needed for specific testing, i.e. Data preparation for specific scenario tests, writing of test cases in HP ALM.

Conduct testing:
• Execute tests as documented in the test case.
• Log defects and work with Developers to resolve.
• Retest and close defects when they have been resolved.
• Work closely with Business Analyst, Development, Project Manager and Business end users to achieve timely resolution of issues that arise during the project.
• Gather high quality, efficient test results and log detailed specific defects.
• Maintain QA processes in all stages of the Software Development Lifecycle.

Perform Regression tests:
• Ensure all regression scripts are kept up to date in accordance with specified functionality.
• Update regression documentation when new functionality is released.
• Execute regression test cases as part of the overall build process.

Mandatory skills and experiences:


• At least 3 years testing experience
• Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in IT related field.
• Familiarity with translating business/functional requirements into test cases.
• Knowledge of test case preparation and test execution tasks

Optional skills:


• QA experience in a Banking/Securities environment would be a distinct advantage
• Good documentation skills
• Excellent inter-personal interaction and communication skills.
• Understanding of software testing and quality assurance methodologies