Junior QA Engineer

Job Reference: JSCI-03261-0712-46

Location: Cork, Ireland

Type: Full Time

Start date: ASAP

Duration: 3 – 6 months +

My major international financial client is seeking external resources as per the description below:

Junior QA Engineer

(Would suit a recent graduate)

Field of activity

The purpose of the QA Engineer is to carry out testing activities related to Investment Funds applications and to ensure all deliverables and releases are according to requirement specification and of high quality. The QA Engineer is responsible for carrying out functional testing, regression testing, prioritisation and re-testing defects.


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, ie 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

Qualifications/required skills

  • Familiarity with translating business/functional requirements into test cases an advantage
  • Knowledge of test case preparation and/or test execution tasks an advantage
  • QA experience in a Banking/Securities environment would be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of the following is an advantage:
  • Quality Centre/ALM
  • Automated Testing
  • Good documentation skills
  • Excellent inter-personal interaction and communication skills
  • Understanding of software testing and quality assurance methodologies

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in IT related field.
  • Additional Information

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