Manual Tester

Job type:
on-site
Start:
04/2017
Duration:
6 months +
From:
e-Resourcing
Place:
Epsom
Date:
05/06/2017
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1337920

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***MANUAL TESTER / C# / SOLID UNDERSTANDING OF UAT / ISEB OR ISTQB QUALIFIED / MICROSOFT TEST MANAGER EXP / AGILE EXP PREFERRED BUT NOT ESSENTIAL***

My client, a market leading organisation, operating within the Financial sector, urgently require an experienced functional tester to join them on a time critical, minimum 6 month contract (extension/s very likely) with an immediate start. If you possess all the above, then I would be very keen to speak to you.

Purpose & Objectives of the Role

This role is responsible for working in an agile environment, covering the functional testing, but also working with an automated tester

Make sure all test activities fit in to the scrum team sprint timescales

This role is accountable and answerable to the Platform Owner

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Review the business requirements to ensure they are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Testable

Derive their test cases and scripts from the User Stories

Create test scenarios, cases and scripts to be used during execution

Ensure all test assets are held and managed within my clients selected Test Management tool

Identify and arrange any required test data

Co-ordinate the test execution activities. Along with managing the defect tracing process within the test management tool

Produce progress reports for the project and for senior management and are delivered within agreed project timelines including all data/statistics (i.e. test metrics)

Attend and contribute to any scrum team meetings to ensure thorough understanding of proposed functionality and its impacts

Liaise & work closely with the rest of the Platform test team

Continuously seek to improve ways of conducting testing in an Agile environment maximising efficiency and minimising costs

Recognise any changes necessary to existing business processes and assist the relevant project manager in ensuring the business are aware of the impact ahead of release, and have received the necessary education

Maintain knowledge of my clients core systems and current processes, as well as learning and understanding new applications as they are developed

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Required:

Solid understanding of UAT and what is involved with delivering a quality service

Strong understanding of test methodologies and tools (Microsoft Test Manager preferable)

Very good communication skills, both written and verbal, in order to contribute to design discussions, interpret use cases and create comprehensive test plans and scripts which can be understood and approved by business stakeholders

An excellent team player who is able to build strong relationships across the companyfrom business analysts through to business stakeholders

Positive & adaptable and able to work under pressure in a continually changing environment

Outstanding time management skills with the tenacity to achieve tight deadlines

A highly organised analytical and logical mind-set with a focus on quality

A willingness to learn and implement testing approaches and methodologies

Agile experience preferred, although training will be provided

Qualifications in ISEB or ISTQB preferred

For more information, please contact Lee Barham in confidence