QA Engineer


QA Engineer- Manual Test with opportunity to move to automation

My client has an excellent opportunity for a QA Engineer to join a team that has been expanding over the past 18 months. This position offers the successful candidate the exposure of working on both web and mobile applications across two teams incorporating the entire technology function including product managers, software engineers and QA.

The Role

Responsible for the manual testing of web and mobile (iOS/Android) applications

Support automation engineers in releasing new functionality on a frequent basis

Develop a strong knowledge of the high dependency multi-tiered architecture

Peer review user stories and provide support to product managers in delivering requirements to the development team

Raise defects where possible and ensure the correct priority is assigned

Ensure all relevant team members are aware of potential blockers

Champion excellent quality within the team; push high standards in all aspects of development

Develop a deep understanding of the Kanban methodologies the teams within Ding use

Report any issues including poor quality to the QA Manager

Be willing to develop your own skillset to become a highly technical QA engineer testing APIs and databases along with automating tests

Constantly evolve with the team as the products and methodologies change

Desired Experience

Solid experience testing web and back-end applications

Ability to manage frequent release cycles

1-2 years’ experience in a software testing role with some prior experience gained in an online transaction processing environment

Strong understanding of the SDLC

Comfortable with multi-tasking across different products and stages of the project life cycle

Key Competencies

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to foresee potential issues before any development begins

Strong communication skills, with the ability to highlight issues or blockers that need immediate attention

Knowledge of testing native and hybrid mobile applications for iOS and Android

Solid experience of product and testing tools such as JIRA Agile, Kanbanize, SwiftKanban, Bugzilla, Test Rail etc.

Ability to interrogate databases using SQL

Exposure to build and deployment tools such as Jenkins, Octopus Deploy

A relevant third-level degree such as Computing, Computer Science or related