QA Tester

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300.00 - £370.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Abigail Scott

  • Contact email:

    abigail.scott@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH109666_1567429957

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-02

QA Tester

Newcastle

6 Months

£300-£370 per day

Client Overview

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms! You will be based on site as QA Tester, working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector. With over 50 million customers at the heart of everything they do the scope and impact of your work is limitless. As a team, they are not afraid to try new technologies and new ways of working.

Role Overview

  • The role will involve working in a team of testers on the preparation and execution of the ST/ISIT test phases of one or more release-based projects.
  • Reporting to a Team Leader / Test Manager, activities include analysing customer requirements, identifying test cases, writing test scripts, test data preparation and running/recording tests.
  • This role requires an excellent understanding of test techniques and Risk Based Testing (RBT) in order to verify outcomes against the expected results, and record results for use in audit trails, using quality processes and procedures.

Role Responsibilities

  • Checking and assessing requirements, including assessing testability of designs
  • Creating low-level test plans, test scripts and setting up test data
  • Running tests, collecting and recording results and then retesting to prove that errors identified have been corrected
  • Providing regular status reports to the test manager as well as identifying and raising project risks and issues

Key Skills Required

  • UNIX, Windows, Oracle, SQL, Java Script, XML
  • Automated test tools
  • Open Source & Digital technologies
  • Automated tools, e.g. Selenium 3.0, Gatling, Cucumber
  • ISEB / ISTQB Foundation or equivalent
  • Jenkins
  • Github
  • Jira
  • Confluence

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance