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Senior Software Test Engineer

Company Overview:

We are an established, Irish-based company that provides supply chain management services to our customers.
Our vision is a connected world of sustainable online business partnerships driven by shared supply chain excellence. We support customer growth by leveraging our best-in-class scalable trading platforms.

The Role:

As a Senior Software Test Engineer, you will be self-motivated and results-oriented with experience in testing and shipping high quality enterprise-level solutions. You will have an excellent eye for detail, be well organised in your work & enjoy strong verbal and written communication skills in English. You will be a strong team member working in a fast paced, dynamic environment. You will be part of a dynamic IT team and be exposed to the latest technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be a member of the Quality Assurance team, reporting into the Development team lead.
  • Test multiple projects, raise issues, explore and communicate resolutions.
  • Write comprehensive test plans & test cases, develop and debug robust automated test cases and tools, and continually incorporate better engineering practices.
  • Articulate the state of product quality to management and business stakeholders in order to make good decisions.
  • Meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ensure proper deployments from test to Ops environments.
  • Be proactive and creative in developing engineering practices and automation/tools to gain the most efficiency for the team.
  • Participate in quality initiatives across the engineering areas.
  • Provide feedback on product design and overall long-term strategies.
  • Partner closely with teams across the company to incorporate best practices, and bring new test methodologies to the team.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Computer science or software engineering degree, or equivalent.
  • Software testing specific qualification: ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) or similar.
  • 3 years+ experience in testing software solutions using Microsoft .NET (C# and ASP.Net) and/or Angular.

 

Skills Required:

  • Background & understanding of the principles and theory of programming
  • General interest and passion for software testing and related technologies.
  • Solid understanding of XML.
  • Excellent Knowledge of & experience in software testing, preferably using Microsoft technologies (e.g. Visual Studio; TFS; MS Testing apps).
  • Proven success shipping high-quality products on schedule.
  • Experience writing test plans, test cases and test automation.
  • Proven track record in working collaboratively with other team members (Dev & PM).
  • Experience of working with and a solid understand of analysing XML data.
  • Experience with API testing and tools like Postman, or similar.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Ability to unbundle issues and formulate recommendations clearly.
  • Accurately test system functionality & ensure compliance with project specification.
  • Accurately record and track defects, using approved defect tracking procedures.
  • Change Management and Configuration Management.
  • Automated testing tools and frameworks.
  • Total fluency in written, reading and verbal English.
  • Strong communication skills & Proactive in taking initiatives.

 

Pluses:

  • Experience with Perf/Stress/Scale/Reliability Testing on services an advantage.
  • Experience in usability testing.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a CV to [email protected]