Quality Assurance Analyst

  • Job Ref: 4326
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent

Overview

Quality Assurance Analyst

We are seeking talented Testing Consultants (Test Analysts) with a proven track record in solution delivery, the Test Analyst will be responsible for designing, developing, and executing tests in a custom development environment in line with agreed plans and strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Document and execute high quality test plans for functional areas under custom development and test
  • Analyse complex requirements and review acceptance criteria to ensure they are for fit for purpose, testable and can have tests developed to explicitly test and guide acceptance
  • Create comprehensive and well-defined test scripts that are traceable back to requirements
  • Execution of functional, regression and integration test scripts
  • Lead/participate in defect triage discussions and challenge development perception of severity
  • Co-ordination of test activities and work as part of a scrum team
  • Interrogate the underlying databases to extract test data and execute SQL statements to prove test results
  • Develop and execute technical tests to prove the load and performance of the solution
  • Contribute to management reporting including appropriate test metrics on planning, defects and execution.
  • Ensure regression testing is performed in a manner that recognizes the risks of introducing defects into the environment
  • Work closely with the development teams to provide information and direction to junior team members
  • Escalate risks and issues to the appropriate level to ensure resolution
  • Support test management in developing project plans and track against key milestone dates

Qualifications:

  • A Computer Science/I.T. related degree
  • ISTQB certification in Software Testing
  • Technical skills - SQL, UNIX, Agile preferential
  • Non-functional testing experience advantageous
  • Oracle E-business experience would be a plus!

Carlton Gentile, Technical Recruiter - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Carlton started his career as a productive Recruitment Resourcer / Consultant at e-Frontiers. His mission is to connect talented Software Engineers and Test professionals with great companies in Ireland. After experiencing life in Thailand, Vietnam and America, he landed in Ireland to gain access to opportunities and experience in a leading international tech environment and holds a Bachelor of Business (Hons) from Maynooth University. With his multicultural upbringing, Carlton is a dynamic team player in e-Frontiers and proactive career supporter for our candidates.

Specialises in: QA