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Reading, Berkshire - £30k - £40k Permanent Posted: Tuesday, 12 February 2019
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The primary role of this function will be to create test scripts and to perform test execution for the new solutions covering System Testing (ST), System Integration Testing SIT and assisting with the User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

You will have proven test execution experience within a multi- location environment demonstrating the abilities required to be able to execute test cases, accurately document and report test results and defects to the established standards as expected. Also, experience of testing in an end to end environment is required.

The successful candidate has minimum 6+ years of commercial experience and will be responsible for testing of new or changing functionality for a variety of BI systems. You will take ownership of the negotiation of test coverage for BI and other projects with the business & project manager, being accountable for the execution of tests within agreed timescales. Working within a test team pool you will be an integrated member of a designated project team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Partnering with application development teams to clarify Business requirements and identify risks and incompatibilities with design to ensure certification of code with quality.

  • Lead testing discussions with partners to resolve testing challenges and provide solutions to complex test problems.

  • Work with clients to establish and maintain a consistent test methodology to resolve project issues and test phases during the testing process.

  • Serve as a coordinator for testing activities on a project, including organizing activities with other testers and outlining dependencies from development

  • Analyze, test, and certify application-specific software and perform ambiguity reviews of business requirements and use cases and functional specification documents.

  • Participate in planning and directing testing milestones/schedules and assignments, and monitoring project status in comparison to cost/time projections.

  • Log, track, and verify resolution of software and specification defects.

  • Document all phases of QA process.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree with Minimum 6+ years of commercial experience in testing tools
  • Experience with both automated and manual test tools
  • Solid experience in test-driven development, Unit testing, Functional testing, System Integration Testing, Regression Testing, GUI testing, Web Service Testing, UAT Testing and browser compatibility testing
  • Experience in working with testing automation tools like HP Quality Center, open source tools and preparation of automation test framework
  • Experience in JIRA/Remedy Management System & ITIL methodologies and the process
  • Experience in preparing Test Strategy, developing Test Plan, Detailed Test Cases, writing Test Scripts by decomposing Business Requirements, and developing Test Scenarios to support quality deliverables
  • Experience extracting data using Oracle/SQL Server is essential
  • Experience in ETL/Data warehouse Back End testing (Source & Target databases).
  • Experience in SQL/T SQL & BI Tools (SAP Business Objects, Cognos, OBIEE)
  • Excellent knowledge in Dimensional Datamodelling, Star/Snowflake schema
  • Attending Weekly Status, Providing detailed Daily and Weekly Status Report to the Client, Management and other Project Stake Holders.
  • Good knowledge on Hub terminologies, postings and A messages, returns and recalls
  • Should possess good knowledge on date handling functionality
  • MUST have a solid background working in an Agile Methodology. Agile planning process, sprint reviews and day-by-day documentation of task status and progress.
  • Ability to work on multiple streams of work at any given time and able to manage their own workload effectively
  • Both spoken and written communication skills with experience of adapting your style and approach to the audience and message to be delivered

    Any of the following test certifications - QAI, ASQ, IIST, ISEB, ISTQB - are a plus

    Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Wait for the right candidate
    £30k - £40k
    Mahesh Rallapalli
    12/02/2019 07:02:37

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