The Senior QA Test Analyst role will be to:
Undertake responsibilities of a QA with a focus on test automation. Involvement with all aspects of test automation
Responsible for delivery team integration testing
Maintain and enhance current automation framework and extending it where new functionality is introduced.
Write, maintain and execute both manual and automated tests.
Understand how to best design automated testing across application layers using UI, API, integration and unit tests.
Ensuring testing infrstructure requirements are known, clearly understood and progressed appropriately.
Test products with technology stack such as Ruby, Java, .NET, SQL, XML, web services and web application
Comfortable with test-driven development (TDD), behavioural-driven development (BDD), and continuous integration.
Adhere to Agile testing approach
Coordinating with other test analysts within the Agile release train
Tasks & Deliverables :
The Senior QA Test Analyst will be required to support project testing by:
Developing effective working relationships with all Test customers; project teams, other IS functions & business representatives.
Applying Test-driven development (TDD), behavioural-driven development (BDD), and continuous integration where applicable
Co-ordinating with multiple test resources/deployment manager within the Agile release train.
Automation of test cases
Delivery team integration testing.
Support E2E test team in test data preparation and execution activities
Ensuring testing infrastructure requirements are known, clearly understood, and progressed appropriately.
Supporting and developing other Test staff
Test management using open-source tools such as Selenium, JMeter and Gatlin
Skills & Knowledge :
Experience in executing automated test cases in an agile environment
In-depth experience of Test Automation tooling and processes - such as Selenium, SoapUI, Cucumber, Zephyr. JMeter
In-depth experience of TDD and BDD
Experience in Linux system administration/Management, preferably RHEL
Experience configuring and managing/System administration of Linux Servers for serving web/integration development, testing and production services
Outstanding communication skills. The ability to tailor communication both to business and technical audiences as well as to various roles and levels in the organization is essential. The successful candidate will demonstrate visual and written communication as well as verbal and white-board skills
Experience with continuous integration, automated deployment, testing and the relevant tooling ie Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins.
Solid experience in API testing using SOAP UI
Strong knowledge of factors influencing performance and ability to tune systems to achieve best possible performance and capacity
Experience with Release and Configuration Management processes
Installation and management of open source monitoring tools
Experience managing and deploying on Cloud based platforms
Experience debugging a complex multi-server service
Working knowledge on SQL queries
Familiarity with network protocols - TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
Excellent environment management, automation and Scripting skills eg Shell or PERL scripts
Experience in leading a technical team and defining/improving service processes and procedures
Strong problem-solving skills and experience debugging a complex multi-server service
Experience sharing knowledge and excellent mentoring and coaching skills
Experience with J2EE application Servers eg JBOSS, etc.; relational databases eg Oracle, etc.; Micro Services environment eg Docker, Play, etc. would be very beneficial.
Familiarity with Web Servers eg Apache, etc.; WSO2, integration Middleware, messaging, ESB, API management common web application/integration architectures (SOA)
Experience with Agile methodologies (TDD, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) and developing product roadmaps, backlogs and measurable success criteria, and of writing user stories, ie can establish a path to delivery for breaking down stories
Experience working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment, and ability to deliver iterative design components (including user journeys) to development team;
Experience with the use of version control systems such as subversion or git
Working within a product-centric environment
Breadth of experience with strengths in application programming, security, operations, networking and APIs and API design.
Fundamentals of software engineering and application architecture
Experience with open source solutions and community.
Good understanding of XML
Project Manager/Business Analyst/Consultant/Taskforce Management/Retail
£35,000 - £45,000
My client is a global Retail Solutions provider who is looking for a Functional Consultant to join their rapidly expanding team. You'll be responsible for the end to end delivery of retail solutions, particularly taskforce management solutions, into a range of clients. You'll be responsible for customer engagement through to delivery and aftercare.
You will have previous experience working in the retail sector either in a head office, store or field based role. You must have experience working with a Task Management solution. You will have outstanding stakeholder management and business engagement skills.
To be considered for this role, you will offer the following:
Global software vendor is searching for an experienced information security compliance leader to improve internal audit program maturity, meet obligations of ISO 27001/SOC 2 internal assessment, mature the risk management program, drive and monitor remediation efforts, improve oversight and vetting of vendors, and improve process around responding to post-sale customer audit requests (remote and on-site). This position will report to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This position will be also responsible for day-to-day security oversight of the company's corporate systems and processes (Internal IT, HR, Finance, Corp Legal).
A successful individual will need to work closely with the CISO, Head of Hosting, Head of IT, CFO, General Counsel, Chief Privacy Officer, external vendors providing security services, and customer audit contacts. This position will have responsibilities over every global site and may have some limited need for travel, especially within the EMEA region.
This position will interact with product management for compliance related products to provide security guidance and eventually act as an SME for customers who may have questions around the security and compliance aspects of the company's software suite of products.
Essential Education and Experience:
Management of project(s) up to £5m within the constraints set out by the business. Ensure that assigned project(s) produce the required outcomes in accordance with time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefit/performance goals in the life cycle from bid preparation through to acceptance. Work with customers to understand and track their evolving needs and ensure the project(s) meet them.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as customer interface for project
Plan, direct, monitor and control assigned project(s)
Oversee and approve project activities during proposal development, product design, procurement, subcontractors, manufacturing, testing, delivery, installation and acceptance
Generate plans, commission estimates, evaluate risk, prospect for follow-on opportunities
Represent and report project status to internal stakeholders
Develop resource demand, engage with Matrix teams to secure capacity
Manage all aspects of change control
Work with commercial colleagues to address contractual considerations
Comply with company's internal policies and processes
Perform such other duties as may be assigned
Extensive experience operating successfully as a Project Manager in a similar capacity
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Expertise with Project Management tools
Formal qualification such as APM or PRINCE2 or equivalent
Managing, building, and motivating multi-disciplinary teams
Skilled working at different organisational levels, from shop floor to C-suite
Ability to inspire, lead and influence others
Knowledge of the transport or related domains
Engineering or technology background
Our Digital Banking client is looking to hire an experienced Full Stack Developer to work on the ongoing greenfield development of a suite of applications and services within a new Digital team. The role will join a large scale technology transformation with the long term strategic goal of moving from the current state to offering cutting edge Digital solutions to customers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for proactively building relationships directly with customers, identifying development opportunities, and delivering full life cycle technical solutions across the Microsoft stack (C#, .Net, SQL, ReactJS, TDD) to enhance the Digital experience. There is a strong pipeline of work including building a new Digital FX invoicing and payments solution as well as a new sales tool and inventory application.
Technology is at the forefront of the organisational strategy and this also allows the opportunity to be using the latest tools. There is a strong Agile approach to development through the use of TDD and BDD concepts; as well as Continuous Delivery and a strong preference to move towards Event Driven Architectures. The environment is not architecture driven therefore offering a large amount of autonomy and freedom for developers to be creative and make a quantifiable difference across the organisation by introducing new technologies where appropriate.
We're looking for a bright, up and coming Digital Project coordinator You will essentially be coming in to coordinate a number desktop gaming platforms supporting clients through the delivery, maintenance, and administration of key initiatives, systems, and processes on time and to quality. Working closely with the gaming teams and 3rd parties to ensure that new versions are consistently executed to a high standard, capturing and escalating issues and managing through to resolution.
You will keep products updated with the latest versions, latest content, and bug-free. Attend to bugs and malfunctions reported by customers. Co-ordinate with 3rd parties and Operations departments to prioritize, execute, monitor and support the product.
Thea Ideal person will be
This is a highly successful and progressive organization which offers good career progression. The successful candidate will receive a basic salary of up to £50,000 with benefits + bonus
Technical Lead - Northampton - Up to £55,000 per annum - Windows, Infrastructure, DLP, ITIL, Agile, Prince2, OEM, CAX, ERP, Unified Communications, Security, Networking
Are you looking for a technically challenging leadership role? A world leader in global motorsport are currently looking for a Technical Architect to join their team on a permanent basis. This is looking for someone to start ASAP and is paying up to £55,000 per annum for the right applicant.
The role of the Technical Architect is to provide technical leadership in the support and provision of solid IT services, by doing so, improving reliability, availability, security and performance across all aspects of the IT landscape. A strong and broad ranging technical background is essential as this is also a hands-on role with the requirement to support and deliver technical solutions throughout all stages of the ITIL service lifecycle.
In addition to being the senior technical escalation point, the role also requires the ability to support, develop and lead colleagues in both task management and a technical capacity. The job holder must also be able to work with 3rd parties, suppliers & customers, as solutions will often require external input and co-ordination.
Knowledge, skills and experience required:
- A minimum of 5 years' experience in a senior operational support role (3rd line or equivalent) within a medium to large sized enterprise, including support of the following:
- Support and optimization of in-house and bespoke applications
- Enterprise infrastructure, networking, storage and compute
- Security, encryption and Data Loss Prevention
- Database infrastructure and administration
- Client and server Operating Systems
- High-level technical computing languages
- Infrastructure and application capacity, performance and availability monitoring
- Clustering and High Availability
- Email, telephony and Unified Communications
- Enterprise video content delivery
- Datacentre infrastructure
- Backups and Disaster Recovery
- Strong experience working to ITIL practices
- Proven Continual Service Improvement experience
- A good understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
- Project lead and delivery experience working to a recognised methodology (ie PRINCE2, Agile)
- Experience of scripting, orchestration and automation techniques
- Excellent call/customer management experience
- Motorsport, OEM automotive or engineering background
- High performance Computing experience
- CAX system management experience + PLM
- ERP system management
- Testbed and simulation platforms
Leading Global Oil and Gas organization has an exciting opportunity to join the team and to work for the Central Services and Contract Manager and will be part of a global team.
Project Co-ordinator required to work for a leading global Oil and Gas organization working on a Telecommunications/Network services multiple site projects.
This can be home based on 10% travel to Germany.
The Project Coordinator will work closely with a Senior Project Manager to play a key role in coordinating and planning a project team, Contract and Service Delivery Organization staff to execute a portfolio of projects for the client's global network services. The object of the project team is to deliver telecommunications/network impacting projects within budget, on schedule and with no harm to the business or the environment.
EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE:
Solid Project coordination and planning skills
Fluent in English and German
Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position
UK based or home based
Experience in Retail, Oil & Gas desirable
Telecommunications/Network Services highly desirable
Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
My client is currently going through a l transformation programme of work and have selected Imperva Securesphere as the choice data discovery/protection tool
We are therefore seeking a project manager to deliver the implementation of this product across their business
Day to day activities:
The Project Manager role will be the person engaged through the Discovery to implementation phases of the project delivering against the design and project plan across the Clients estate. In addition to a high business acumen and a fluent English speaker the following are the requirements of the person.
Rullion are seeking an experienced Contract Test Manager based in Solihull
The role will involve Managing a test team for a Division or large and complex product portfolio
Independently validates external information from multiple sources. Specifies and applies appropriate analytical techniques and reports results to clients and management.
Promotes and ensures use of appropriate techniques, methodologies and tools.
Develops and maintains one or more defined communication channels and/or stakeholder groups, acting as a single point of contact. Gathers information from the customer to understand their needs (demand management) and detailed requirements. Facilitates open communication and discussion between stakeholders, using feedback to assess and promote understanding of need for future changes in services, products and systems. Agrees changes to be made and the planning and implementation of change. Maintains contact with the customer and stakeholders throughout to ensure satisfaction. Captures and disseminates technical and business information.
Coordinates and manages planning of the system and/or acceptance tests within a development or integration project or programme. Takes responsibility for integrity of testing and acceptance activities and coordinates the execution of these activities. Provides authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution. Defines and communicates the test strategy for the project. Manages all test processes, including test plans, resources, costs, timescales, test deliverables and traceability. Manages client relationships with respect to testing matters. Identifies process improvements, and contributes to corporate testing standards and definition of best practice.
Ensures the availability of hardware, software, and resources for the systems testing of platform-specific versions of one or more software products. Defines configurations required for testing with reference to agreed testing standards. Evaluates new developments in the organisation and the industry and advises senior management on potential growth, problem areas and resourcing needs. Ensures adherence to agreed standards and good practice.
* Deliver Testing for projects/portfolios to agreed time/budget/quality tolerances as laid down in business case, test strategy, plan and commercial agreement
* Determine the appropriate test approach, methodologies, tools and resourcing liaising with Business, IT function (including 3rd parties) and Clients to ensure cost effective testing and that coverage mitigates business risk.
* Create the test deliverables throughout the whole project life cycle applying best practice Control the entry and exit criteria to Testing.
* Provide effective communication across the full Software Development Lifecycle (internal and external) to support and manage the smooth delivery of test activity.
* Participate and lead test planning sessions and retrospective reviews and be involved in key initiatives to implement best practices in testing and quality assurance.
* Takes ownership of learning
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
* Minimum of HNC in relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications, plus considerable work experience in a relevant role. OR Substantial work experience in a relevant role.
* Proven technical experience in own technical specialism.
* Relevant specialist programming skills and knowledge of development processes gained through formal training specific to role eg JAVA, XML