Senior QA Engineer Senior QA Engineer …

EC1 Partners
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Up to £100000
EC1 Partners
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Up to £100000
Posted by:
Kishan Patel • Technology Consultant
EC1 Partners
Posted by:
Kishan Patel
Technology Consultant

EC1 Partners are working closely with a global Fintech Leader who are in search for a Senior QA Engineer. You will be confident with automation testing, and can confidently manage stakeholders at all levels as well as demonstrate a caliber to focus on strategy.

Planning

  • Work closely with the Product Owner to provide quantitative estimates for release testing
  • Show strength in understanding the scope of testing and when “enough” testing has been done
  • Flag any impediments to deliverables
  • Participate in the Agile team from project initiation
  • Ensure QA estimates are represented at Story level

Agile Team Engagement

  • Participate in all Agile Ceremonies
  • Demonstrate QA Sprint deliverables
  • Regularly review Story Acceptance Criteria to ensure business requirements are met

Resource Management

  • Assist junior team members in complex tasks
  • Consistently strive to empower the Agile team in understanding the importance of QA
  • Advise Fusion Dev Head / QA Lead of any team training and development needs and opportunities

Communication

  • Communicate to senior management and stakeholders on a regular basis by delivering progress reports
  • Look for opportunities to coach team members and stretch quality achievements
  • Provide clear analysis of project status, scope and achievement
  • Ensure automation code is well commented and constructed with proper tracking on the efforts required / spent on it.

Quality Assurance

  • Drive the importance of Quality throughout the entire SDLC
  • Recommend and analyse appropriate tools for automation
  • Non-Functional testing including, Performance, Load, Stress and Security testing

Project and Reporting

  • Participate pro-actively in the daily Stand-Up meetings and raise risks as soon as they become apparent
  • Raise issues to Product owner and Fusion Dev Head as applicable
  • Monitor the volatility of the Agile team in terms of quality
  • Participate in agreeing the definition of Done to ensure Quality is central and achievement can be measured
  • Evaluate and propose options for risk mitigation

Risk and Issue Management

  • Identify and raise risks to the project and product to key stakeholders
  • Work with BAs to prioritise risk
  • Understand risk-based testing to conduct a risk-based coverage approach to testing
  • Ensure risks are analysed during Sprint Retrospectives
  • Provide RCA for production issues, and action accordingly in terms of future proofing quality
  • Understand the difference between a risk and an impediment

Experience

  • Experience of undertaking all forms of Functional and Non-Functional testing
  • Financial sector experience (Equities trading knowledge preferred)
  • Experience in delivering business focussed working software through a collaborative
  • Agile team
  • Enterprise system experience
  • Experience of having ownership of testing for individual platforms including:
    • Creating test cases for new features and raising defects and tracking them to be fixed and tested
    • Test coverage and status reporting
    • Capturing test evidences
  • Experience of supporting current automation tools and practises in use such as:
    • BDD automation using Cucumber- JS and SpecFlow
    • Maintain and extend automation coverage using Selenium WDIO using JS
    • Experience in Performance Testing (Selenium WDIO based scripting)
  • Experience with cross browser testing using Saucelabs and CI/CD tools
  • Experience of working within Agile development teams with a BDD approach to help define and refine requirements
  • Experience of analysing and identifying key areas for API automation and to find the best solution to implement

Desirable Skills and Qualification:

  • Education/ Professional Qualifications
  • Relevant Testing Qualifications such as:
    • ISTQB Foundation - Software Testing
    • ISTQB Combined Software Testing Foundation and Agile
  • Extension
  • ISTQB Foundation - Agile Tester Extension
  • ISTQB Software Testing Foundation and BCS Intermediate
  • Agile Software Testing Courses
  • Certified Agile Tester (CAT)
  • Introduction to Acceptance Test-Driven Development
  • Testing in an Agile Environment
  • BCS Intermediate - Software Testing
  • Broad knowledge of Financial Markets, Systems and or Equities trading knowledge.
  • Experience writing and maintaining Automated Test Frameworks
  • Knowledge of the FIX protocol
  • Technical Competencies
  • Experience of designing Acceptance Test Criteria for Functional Requirements.
  • Experience working in Agile teams
  • Experience of reporting on testing progress and strategy providing interpretation and insight on progress to inform management to take decisions.
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