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Test Engineer (Exploratory / Context-Driven)

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    QA & Testing

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Test Engineer (Exploratory / Context-Driven)

Test Engineer required by a niche software house based in Southampton. You will join a large technical team which is split into various sub-teams and you will work closely with the business and technical teams (being part of a development team) to provide strong testing skills. The role will be a mixture of manual and automated testing - the split will depend on the project you are working on in relation to how much automation will be needed. You will have strong knowledge and experience of using Agile software development practises as well as the following:-

Essential Skills
· Exploratory Testing
· Understanding of Context-driven testing

What will you be testing:
Web Applications, Server & Client Side
· Requirements Testing
· Business Value Testing
· Agile, BDD Environment

Testing Styles
· Context-driven testing
· Risk based testing
· All kinds of testing as any good tester should

Testing Tools
· Gherkin
· Selenium
· Exploratory Testing
· JIRA for managing bugs

Automation Tools
· Cucumber
· WebDriver
· Page Object Model

Nice to Have
· Performance, Security and Usability Testing

Team Size
· You will sit with a dev team so depends on which Dev Team they are in but up to 5 others in team though and they will be the only tester in this team.

· System Set up
· Test data configuration
· Test planning
· Test case design
· Fault replication
· Testing of software fixes
· Build and deployment
· Pairing with developers
· Working to elicit requirements
· Driving quality practices

If you have the relevant skills and can talk around the required experience confidently please send your CV to <> or call 02380 765804.