Reports to Testing Manager
The purpose of this position is to ensure upgrades and enhancements to applications and components used by the Group are tested prior to release to the wider business in a robust and controlled manner.
Key responsibilities :
Working with internal developers and third-party suppliers on software release testing / quality assurance to identify, reproduce and resolve errors
Managing documentation and providing technical guidance for System Testing
Delivery and co-ordination of System Testing :
To have a strong understanding of requirements
To be able to perform reviews of requirements, making recommendations where required
To be involved in the preparation and review of test cases in light of functional requirements and specifications
To play an integral role in the execution of tests and record results in a clear and accurate way
Reporting on defects, escalating these when required and ensure follow up procedures are in place
Assisting with the result analysis, ensuring any queries are communicated and recorded in a clear and accurate way
Assisting with test estimation and planning, ensuring your manager is kept appraised with progress, issues and delays
Supporting User Acceptance Testing : assisting the wider business in the completion of testing, ensuring that the plans and tests are followed through to completion
Act as a mentor to junior staff under the supervision of senior staff
Skills, knowledge, expertise :
Previous work experience within a business environment
Experience with eFront, Ivanti, Yardi, 3e or Viewpoint could be an advantage but not essential
Strong internal and external communication and interpersonal skills are necessary together with the ability to develop good working relationships within the business and with other service providers
Excellent communicator, able to extrapolate requirements and deliverables
Strong documentation skills, including requirements elicitation, specification documentation and test cases writing
Accuracy is vital and an eye for detail will be required
Experience in programming languages (SQL, SAS, C#.net, VB.net) an advantage
Relevant professional qualifications
General information :
Successful candidates may be required to travel to other offices.
We will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development.
You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.