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Applications Test Specialist - Test Engineer

Job Title: Applications Test Specialist - Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Solihull, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: FJS - TestApp_1516122159
Contact Name: Mike Tozer
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Applications Test Specialist - Test Engineer


My client a global IT outsourcing company require an Applications Test Specialist - Test Engineer to work on a busy project. Provides specialist testing advice and delivery is accountable for managing testing activities on application or infrastructure projects within a program or service as part of a risk treatment and validation activity.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Creates test cases and identifies test data in response to clearly defined requirements. Includes the creation of test cases in areas of technical testing specialism.
  • Executes test cases and records test results in accordance with established test plan(s). Includes the execution of test cases in areas of technical testing specialism.
  • Test results checking and reporting.
  • Test Incident (Defect) logging, investigation and support.
  • Collects testing related measurements and metrics.
  • Organizes test materials, environments, tools and resources required to deliver the planned testing activities.
  • Creates high quality test plan documents on small to medium projects or discrete pieces of work that address the requirements and mitigate the risks of the solution under test.
  • Accountable for the deliverables of the test team for a small project to agreed schedule.
  • Understands the requirements for testing within the project and agrees testing scope with stakeholders.

Experience Required:

  • Produces accurate test cases that address clearly defined requirements.
  • Produces test cases with an appropriate level of technical detail for the target audience responsible for test execution.
  • Good familiarity with testing tools. E.g. Rally knowledge desirable.
  • Uses risk to identify where more or less testing is required based on testing outcomes.

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