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IT QA Senior Developer

  • Sector:

    Banking

  • Salary:

    Competitive daily rate

  • Contact:

    Meldon Borg

  • Job Reference:

    7440

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-01-19

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Jasbeer Keramuth

  • Skills tags:

    QA , Software Testing (Automated)

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One of our clients, a leader in the banking sector, is looking for IT Quality Assurance Senior Technical Analyst. The Ideal candidate should be able to work and manage the automation framework for testing of software applications, APIs and test integrations within the Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) process.

Operational Responsibilities
  • To carry out all assigned tasks efficiently and effectively, in adherence with internal policies and procedures
  • To participate and contribute in the formulation of a procedures and policies used by the team
  • Works with different teams to ensure that tests are carried out successfully
IT Quality Assurance Function
  • To act as a QA Technical Lead on Projects that include a high level of technical element, whilst identifying ways to automate testing cycles
  • Perform the full range of tasks associated with the technical analysis, user acceptance testing, end-user training and post-implementation reviews of business related software applications
  • Create end-to-end test plans; including estimates for test case creation and execution, executing the plan and managing all activities to ensure that all the objectives are met and that the solution gives the desired results within the agreed timeframes
  • Ensuring that the solutions are tested in terms of functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other legacy and / or external systems
  • Conduct post-mortem reviews on projects; defining, documenting and identifying gaps and improvements and inconsistencies
  • Document and drive the processes related to performing user acceptance testing and sign off; Automation Function
  • Define and configure automated software tool/s to facilitate the software testing process
  • Tools should encompass various automation cycles including regression, performance and load testing
  • Focus on creating end-to-end automated test scripts, while maintaining the automation framework and the associated test scripts up to date, supporting the Banks’s growing IT Application Inventory. Performance Management
  • Analyses software test results and recommends a course of action
General Responsibilities
  • Support the IT Quality Assurance Engineer in setting the long and short-term strategy for the team and drive the delivery of that strategy against a set of time bound goals and deliverables
  • Build relationships and liaise with various stakeholders across the business to ensure cohesion and drive a collaborative work environment
  • Submit any reports and/or supervise any projects and activities as may be directed from time to time
  • Actively ensure that IT Governance standards and procedures are adhered too
  • The candidate should be willing to step into manual QA role and perform manual testing on need basis
  • Perform any duties that may be assigned to him/her from line management from time to time
  • The candidate must also be willing to travel on occasion in order to attend training/conferences or manage supplier relations
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and inspire others to identify opportunities and areas for improvement
  • Extensive knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Good sound knowledge of agile scrum testing methodologies
  • Customer Driven with an ability to prioritise issues based on impact. Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Quality Assurance/ Software Testing/ Software Engineering in Test;
  • Experience with setting up and maintaining defect tracking tools
  • Experience with setting up and maintaining Quality Assurance Reporting and KPIs
  • Experience in the setup and maintenance of a test automation framework/s
  • Working knowledge of databases (e.g. MSSQL) and Javascript
Qualification
  •  A first/second degree in Software Engineering or a related field
  • ISEB/ISTQB Advanced Practitioner Certified
  • ITIL Certified