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Manual Tester

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 07/03/2018
  • Job reference: J382839A

Manual Tester required for a 6 month initial contract based in West London

Job Purpose

Key Responsibilities

  • Review test documentation (scripts/ software details) to ensure test instructions are clear prior to commencing testing.
  • Manually run test cases within Quality Center against EPG and interactive applications.
  • Review defects found with the Test Team Leader and/or Project Test Lead prior to raising them in Quality Center thus avoiding duplication.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of wider platform defects/ issues (software/ hardware) which may impact on the testing of the software.
  • Liaise with Test Team Leader and/ or Project Test Lead to raise any queries/ problems during test.
  • Attend test planning meetings, as required to minimise problems experienced during testing.

Skills Required

  • Experience/knowledge of H/W and S/W development testing, integration, functional, system tests and user acceptance testing.
  • ISEB foundation
  • Ideally a M.Sc. or B.Sc. (or equivalent) in an engineering or technical discipline
  • Familiar with bug tracking applications such as Quality Center or Jira would be beneficial.
  • Basic skills in SQL and UNIX.
  • Experienced user in Microsoft Office applications in particularly Excel and Access.
  • Knowledge of broadcast technologies (MPEG encoding/Service Information/Play-out infrastructure) would be an advantage
  • Minimum 1 years experience in Software testing environment executing and writing test
  • Programming experience in either VBscript or would be advantageous.
  • Flexibility to adjust to change and still meet challenging and often fixed deadlines
  • Logical, thorough and task-focused, with an eye for detail
  • Works well in a team environment with a proven ability to prioritise work and work on multiple projects.
  • Works well under the pressure of tight, immovable deadlines.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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