Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Post Date: February 14, 2023
  • Isle of Man
Job Description

The mission of the Quality Assurance team is to deliver working software that meets our customers’ needs by means of providing fast feedback and defect prevention. The QA team is looking to strengthen and as a Test Engineer you will be responsible for supporting our CI/CD process through testing. As a Test Engineer you will be expected to ensure the delivery of quality applications through industry recognized testing methods for our suite of fresh, modern, client reporting, banking, and investment platforms.

Role Responsibilities:
– Work in an agile development team focused on continuous delivery of software in a collaborative environment, contributing to the delivery of high-quality solutions to our customers.
– Write, maintain, and execute testing scripts, including Systems Integration and Regression tests
– Collaborate with your peers as necessary to continuously improve quality, code, knowledge, infrastructure, methodologies, and skill levels across the team.
– Understand the challenges and opportunities facing the business and show initiative when finding solutions to problems.
– Understand the importance of the agile ceremonies and actively take part in them (e.g. Daily Stand Ups, Backlog refinement, Mob Testing and 3 Amigo Sessions)
– All the usual activities associated with a test engineer role (e.g. defect management, requirement analysis, estimation, test planning)
– Be responsible for co-ordinating testing activities for a squad between internal and third-party resources.
– Work with the Quality Assurance manager to develop and execute QA strategies to meet and exceed department and corporate quality goals.

Skills & Experience Required:
– It would be beneficial to have exposure investment management tools (e.g. Pulse Symphony from iress)
– You will need to be personable, genuine, with a clear interest in technological trends and will need a sense of humour
– A passion for testing, quality, a strong attention to detail and ability to think laterally
– Ideally proven experience (3+ years) in a similar role across multiple projects, offshore and in-house
– Experience with modern technology and testing tools; Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence), Test Management tools (e.g. qTest, Zephyr, x-ray)
– Working knowledge of current development methodologies (Agile / Scrum) with excellent analysis, communication, and documentation abilities
– Confidence to work with and express ideas as part of a collaborative and creative team
– The ability to meet deadlines without compromising quality or functionality
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills
– The ability to understand how a business functions and to balance testing and quality needs with organisational goals
– Commitment to continuous development and continuing education, to stay on top of IT and quality assurance testing trends
– A desire to progress test automation upskilling is a must, however existing knowledge of automation tools is going to be beneficial (e.g. Cypress, Postman, jMeter)
– It would be beneficial to hold or be studying towards the ISTQB Foundation level in software testing (or local equivalent)