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Senior Automation Tester / QA Automation Tester

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £50000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security


Senior Technical Automation Tester
Location: Stockport
Role type: Agile Technical Tester
Salary - £50,000pa

Purpose of the role
Your role as a Software Technical Tester in an agile environment goes beyond 'just testing' and logging defects. It is more working collaboratively as part of a Delivery team and working closely with the Product Owner. You will work with everyone in the team to improve and build quality into the products as early as possible.
Responsibilities

  • Play a key part within the teams Scrum ceremonies such as Stand up, Backlog Refinement, Planning, End of Sprint Reviews and End of Sprint Retrospectives.
  • Working closely with the Product Owner and Team, contribute to the story kick off sessions and provide feedback in terms of the testing approach to meet the Sprint Goal.
  • Test deliverables are fit for purpose. Ensure requirements meet the acceptance criteria as defined by the Product Owner and issues are fed back to the delivery team as soon as possible.
  • Working with the Delivery Team, provide test estimates for user stories during refinement and planning sessions so that stories can be planned into future sprints.
  • Adhere to Test and Release processes for all testing engagements and be familiar with both the teams Definition of Done and Definition of Ready within the Sprint cycle.
  • Plan and undertake risk-based regression testing where appropriate and record results
  • Mentor/Assist testing staff where necessary and share best practise.
  • Support the release process with the team and contribute to specific release checkpoints before deploying to each of our development environments.
  • Contribute to the Testing Dojo's which take place within the Testing community and come up with ways in which as a testing function, we can Inspect and Adapt our current processes.
  • Clear reporting of defects and ensure they are recorded on the Teams Backlog where appropriate, liaise with the Product Owner so they understand the impact of the delivery.
  • Use skills to write statements and manipulate data.


Role interfaces
Scrum Master, Developers, Testers, Product Owners, QA Practise Lead, Head of Delivery Management
Key performance indicators
Number of quality released items, ensuring there are a minimum of post live defects.

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