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Software Test Engineer
County antrim (Contract)
£28 / Hour
Software Test Engineer - County Antrim
Software Test Engineer required on a 1 year contract to be based in the County Antrim area.

Working in an Agile Scrum environment, the Software Test Engineer will be reporting to the Test Leader. The role will require working with the Scrum development team and product management team to create and execute test solutions, both manual and automated, for product releases.

Essential Responsibilities
Creation and execution of Test Plans and experience using defect tracking and reporting system
Ensure traceability of requirements to test cases; develop a detailed test plan and execution of test activities according to plan
Interact with development and project teams in preparing key documentation such as development and test plans, and requirement reports
Develop tests (both manual and automated) from detailed test designs complying with coding guidelines and test architecture
Assist in prioritization and analysis of reported defects and work with development to facilitate timely closure.
Carry out manual and automated test execution, working closely with the Scrum development team.

Bachelors of Science degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or MIS
Preferably 2 years of experience as a Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer / Analyst

Desired Characteristics
Knowledge of monitoring and diagnostics technologies or demonstrated ability to learn product concepts and new technologies
Working Knowledge of the Agile Software Development Life Cycle
Knowledge of the Agile Rally Tool
Proficient with the HP Mercury Quality Centre testing tool
Working Knowledge with automation tools such as LoadRunner, QuickTest Professional (3 years)
Working knowledge with Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, database tools e.g. – TOAD, SQL Developer
HP Mercury Certified Professional
Certified Software Tester (CSTE ISTQB)
Experience in QMS including performing audits and process adherence evaluation
Experience in designing, coding, and/or maintaining applications using one or more of the following programming languages (VB, VBScript, JScript, C, C\, C#, .NET, Java)
Knowledge of ISO 9001 standards
Six Sigma - Green belt accreditation