QA Automation SME

Anonymous Recruiter
London (South)
02 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
IT, Recruitment
Contract Type
Job Title QA Automation SME Salary Competitive Location London A position has become available at a leading investment bank for the above position. Main Duties: Overall purpose of role: · Work as part of an Agile team and ensure the quality of all deliverables is of highest standard and in line with the IB Finance Testing strategy · Champion, drive and help to adopt Agile testing techniques within the team and beyond Key Accountabilities · Creation and execution of test cases, documenting evidence and raising defects · Helping team to meet the Definition of Done for the sprint deliverables, without compromising quality · Ensuring the Regression scope is clearly defined and communicated to all stakeholders · Agreeing the environments and build plan with the relevant teams · Running Defects Triage meetings to make sure all defects have ETA and clearly prioritised · Communicating QA status to the stakeholders · Determining and communicating appropriate level of QA for adhoc items / late additions to scope · When required, leading QA effort for larger projects / release (outside of sprints) Stakeholder management and leadership. · Communicate directly with business analysts and developers, understanding detailed business requirements at all stages of the development lifecycle · Communicate effectively with business users to gain an in-depth understanding of new requirements and system changes · Communicate effectively with the Internal & external IT development teams and stakeholders of the project. · Work closely with global development team members spread across various geographies; – participating in and contributing to technical discussions. Decision making and problem solving. · Evaluating risk of deliverables to the overall system and impact on other functionalities within MOTIF · Prioritising test execution with providing maximum business value · Triaging defects and making sure they are addressed in priority order · Always looking at ways to improve the process and offer better quality and value of deliverables to the stakeholders Your Skills and Qualifications will include · Strong testing experience on database centric applications. · Excellent knowledge of testing methodologies, test case creation, acceptance criteria review and validation · Previous experience using JIRA, Quality Centre, MS-Office tools, SQL and basic knowledge / understanding of Java. · Good understanding and experience working as part of Agile team · Good at art of questioning and critical thinking · Aptitude to learn tools/apps/processes/domains · Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) · Previous experience working with automated testing tools (an advantage) · Experience in non-functional testing (performance) · Experience in working with global teams, on-shore/offshore/near shore model · Ability to multitask and prioritise effectively · Strong analytical and logical skills – ability to resolve issues in a high-pressure environment. · Knowledge of software development ‘best practices’ and software development life cycle How to Apply Please click the apply now button below. Respondents are deemed to consent to the release of information to our client when submitting their details. All successful applicants will be contacted. Applicants have four weeks from the date of posting to reply to this vacancy. The closing date of this advert is Friday, 28 October 2016. This job was originally posted as