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Senior Tester

Job Title: Senior Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: WM/TEST_1634054071
Contact Name: Warren Moore
Contact Email: warren.moore@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 7 days ago

Job Description

Senior Tester

6 month initial contract

Dublin plus remote working

Role - Senior Test Engineer

The Role

The role of Senior Test Engineer involves requirements analysis, test estimation, test design and execution for Java-based applications and services. Testing will include both manual & automation.

The Senior Test Engineer must be able to take ownership of a project from initiation to completion.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop test cases based on analysis of business and technical requirements.
  • Provide accurate estimates of test effort required.
  • Coordinate deliverables into test from various stakeholders.
  • Act as escalation point for other testers for issues encountered.
  • Work with developers and other testers to ensure timely defect resolution.
  • Ensure efficient construction and maintenance of automated tests.
  • Deploy builds to test environments.
  • Provide test support to customers where required.
  • Availability to work outside business hours on occasion for deployment to production.
  • Design, implement & maintain processes & process documentation.
  • Investigate, evaluate & introduce tools, technologies & techniques.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE INDICATORS FOR THIS ROLE

Essential:

  • At least five years testing experience.
  • At least two years Senior Tester or Test Lead experience.
  • Good working knowledge Linux and/or Unix.
  • Good working knowledge of SQL query building.
  • Excellent Written & Oral Communication.
  • Functional, Load, Soak and Stress Test experience.

Desirable:

  • Experience in Telecoms or a real-time software development environment advantageous.
  • Experience of web service testing with tools such as SoapUI.
  • Experience of Test Automation/CI tools such as ReadyAPI, Selenium, Jenkins
  • Experience of cloud-based environments, particularly AWS
  • Experience testing batch jobs with large volumes of data.
  • Scripting or Programming Languages such as Java and Groovy.
  • Agile / CI experience
  • Test Repository tools such as Quality Centre, JIRA.

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