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Senior Platform Test Engineer

Job Title: Senior Platform Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: Competetive Salary and Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TC051/PlatTestEng_1572284401
Contact Name: Tommy Clifford
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility,
  • Plan the test approach for any features requiring testing through consultation with wider Test and Scrum team(s).
  • Perform Static Testing of User Stories, Requirements, Architecture and System Designs and any relevant delivery artefacts, feeding back any ambiguities and gaps to the relevant owner(s).
  • Devise and design structured and prioritised test cases in line with scope of change
  • Application under Test and aligned to acceptance criteria, applying risk assessment where appropriate.
  • Define test data requirements to enable execution of test cases and where possible source or create necessary test data.
  • Work closely with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Developers and Scrum Masters as part of a Scrum team to raise awareness of and promote test agenda
  • Determine and Perform different levels/phases of testing where required including but not restricted to: Functional Accessibility Testing, Usability Testing, Multi Device Testing, web application Performance and Security testing.
  • Execute test cases - using automation where possible - to validate quality of features in line with acceptance criteria and test standards.
  • Attend and represent Test Team in requisite meets including but not restricted to: Sprint Planning, Stand Ups, 3 Amigos, Release Retrospectives and immediate/wider Test Team Meets.
  • Work closely with wider Scrum and Test teams to contribute to continuous process improvement.

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Automation and manual test experience across the multitude of browsers and Mobile Devices (iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS)
  • Ability to write and execute automated and manual tests (Functional, Non-Functional, Regression, Ad-hoc and Compatibility) to enable defect detection and solution validation
  • Solid and demonstrable experience in lean and agile software delivery and the principles of BDD, TDD and ATDD
  • Experience of Agile methodologies - Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX, XP
  • Good understanding of web technologies e.g. HTML, JavaScript, CSS, ReST and JSON
  • Experience in developing and delivering test plans, test scripts, regression packs
  • Experience of test and issue management tools e.g. Jira, RTC, TestRail and Quality Centre
  • Good communication skills with the ability to adapt your style to suit the audience

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