Test Engineer

Job Reference: CWS-240522

Location: Cork, Ireland

Type: Contract

Start date: ASAP

End date: xxxx

Our International Financial Services client based in Cork are seeking a Test Engineer. This is a hybrid contract assignment with 70% onsite and 30% off-site work.

The Test Engineer defines and creates test cases from functional specifications. Interprets, executes and documents complex test procedures, reviews result and reports on progress.

Task and responsibilities

  • 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’ 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
  • Good documentation skills
  • Excellent inter-personal interaction and communication skills.
  • Understanding of software testing and quality assurance methodologies

Optional skills

  • QA experience in a Banking/Securities environment would be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of the following is an advantage:
  • Quality Centre/ALM/JIRA
  • Automated testing
  • Max. file size: 16 MB.
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