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Senior Platform Test Engineer

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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Senior Platform Test Engineer - £55k

Our client is an international communications business and is looking to hire a Senior Platform Test Engineer to join them on a permanent basis in their Technology Solutions function based in Hemel Hempstead. Technology Solutions sits within the product area of the wider business and adopt Agile and DevOps practices to deliver platform solutions for their customers including products such as self-service portals for customers to manage their service. The team includes software testers, web developers, automation engineers and core wireless network test engineers responsible for delivering quality WiFi services for more than 100 million users every year.

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic about modern methods for deployment management and platform delivery with a pragmatic style and great analytical skills that help you to identify and solve problems before the customers do. Candidates should have a keen sense of architecture, security, resilience and performance that allows them to spot solutions that work and differentiate from those that do not. You will be continuously learning and will be on top of the latest technologies in the marketplace as they emerge.

Key responsibilities for the Senior Platform Test Engineer role:

  • 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 skills and experience for the Senior Platform Test Engineer role:

  • 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

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply, please send me your CV in response to this advert for immediate consideration.

Senior Platform Test Engineer - £55k

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