Technology company offering a SaaS platform for the Insurance sector. The product offers B2C & B2B services via Web and Mobile and utilises Big Data.
Work with the business and contribute to Test strategy, create test plans and test scripts. Take ownership of the full test cycle. Use JIRA for uploading tests and defect tracking.
Skills and experience required:
Principle activities for the Tester shall include, but are not limited to:
My client is looking for the next SDET to join a team of passionate cross role professionals
Your primary task will be fixing our inverted pyramid and ensuring TDD is central to the team's approach.
You will lead this within your team fully empowered to make the changes that are required.
We have automation working well in some teams and a great framework, your job is to lead by example within the remaining teams enabling automation to be brought up to par.
What you will bring
-Deep understanding of Web application architecture and crafting tests at different levels accordingly
-A proven track record of building a testable application over building complex automation solutions
-A proven track record of implementing TDD & other shift-left strategies as required.
-Relationships with business stakeholders to build the high value use cases into an effective test strategy
-Team ownership mentality around testing activities and the confidence to delegate
-Highly aware on clean code principles with a focus on readability, maintainability, and extensibility
-An enthusiasm toward self and team improvement through a fail fast mentality
-A willingness to pair program across various roles
-Testing with Jasmine and Mockito
-Understanding of Selenium
-Understanding of AWS, Jenkins and PFS
-Hands on experience with build and deploy scripts, Continuous Integration tools and Cloud environments
-Experience with cross/non-functional testing such as performance (JMeter, Gatling, etc) or security (ZAP, Burp Proxy, OWASP Dependency check, etc)
-Exposure to diagnosing code base health and applying metrics to improve coding practices
Digital Project Manager required for a leading E-commerce solutions provider in Oxford.
The Digital Project Manager will provide E-commerce consulting services including business requirements analysis, scope of work, detailed specification and estimates.
As a Technical Business Analyst, you will be working on a very high profile cloud migration projects.
Technical Business Analyst - 6 months - Major Airline Company - ASAP Start - Luton*
Advantage Resourcing have a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced Technical Business Analyst to work with our client, a major market-leading airline organization based in Luton.
This is an initial 6-month contract paying £400 - £500 per day.
This role is required to support a new commercial platform based around eCommerce (therefore the successful candidate will have retail/E-commerce experience). This is an exciting time to join this client as they are currently embarked upon some major ambitious transformational and innovative programmes. For their customers, the goal of the programme is to drive a more inspirational and personalised experience across all of their channels, making it as easy and intuitive as possible for customers to meet their travel needs through the platform. The programme will replace many of their current, ageing, custom built, Legacy commercial systems
The role will suit a proactive individual with demonstrated experience in Business Analysis with a focus on data analysis.
*Ensure that the full impact of business change on integration and Dependent processes and systems is understood by carrying out structured analysis where necessary (eg documenting current and future business processes, data flow diagrams, data models, use cases, user stories, process flows, etc.)
*As required elicit the business requirements using appropriate techniques (interviews, analysis of current systems, workshops etc.)
*Understand the technical design of the 'Abstraction Layer' and ensure that the data transformation is consistent with this
*Using tools available understand the relationships between the various databases and maintaining documentation that explains the impact the transformed data has on these databases
*Creation of technical user stories that will document the transformation of data between systems in a microservice environment
*Deliver the technical user stories by planning and driving them through during the different phases of the project
*Proven and demonstrable experience of working as a Business Analyst with a strong technical focus to the role
*Proven experience of data migration projects
*Experience of working in a data transformation environment
*Demonstrable experience of creating technical user stories which focus on data and data manipulation
*Knowledge of analysis techniques
*Experience of creating and running SQL queries
*Experience working in different delivery models eg SCRUM, Agile, Waterfall, and Enterprise Agile.
*Software delivery life cycle as a Business Analyst: requirement capture, scope and change management, development support, UAT, Project early life support and benefits realization.
*Documenting current and future business processes, data flow diagrams, data models and use cases.
*Managing user acceptance testing
*Prototyping solutions using appropriate tools
*Project planning (identifying who needs to be involved, taking into account the availability of others, dependencies between tasks etc.)
*Happy working in a role that is system and not business focussed
*The ability to build close working relationships with internal teams and external software delivery partners
*The ability to communicate well on both a business and technical level, to all levels of the organisation
*Knowledge of airline systems, terminology and challenges
*Retail eCommerce experience
*Synchronisation and data sharing experience
*Documentation via Jira and Confluence
Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic contract opportunity. Matthew Jones is the consultant managing this assignment. Due to the high volume of applications received, feedback can not always be given. The best way to apply for this role is through the link on the job board as opposed to calling. Occasionally adverts may remain on job boards despite the deadline passing as some of our clients can close the job on the central portal without any prior given notice.
Our Tier 1 client possesses a universally recognised testing practice and is currently expanding their capabilities due to ongoing positive performance. In order to sustain this exciting growth, they require Senior Manager - Test (Software Testing, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Business Development, Test Strategy) to come on board and deliver elite level testing services to an array of tier 1 clients within the Financial Sector whilst contributing to the overall direction of the practice.
Senior Manager - Test (Software Testing, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Business Development, Test Strategy)
Individuals who will be successful in this challenging, success driven environment will have come from a Head of Test/QA Manager (or similar) background with proven success in consultancy. Taking charge of some of the most promising talent in the country, as a Senior Manager - Test (Software Testing, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Business Development, Test Strategy) you will advise clients of issue identification and recommended direction, as well as outlining the most suitable strategy to ensure clients remain at the pinnacle of their market, whilst steering your accomplished team throughout the process to ensure client specification is not just met, but exceeded.
Aside from testing responsibilities, you will also contribute significantly to the direction and success of the company through business development. Creating business proposals and executing successful bids, you will continue to grow the client base of this already established testing practice ensuring their position within the testing space continuously enhances.
This position encompasses more than purely testing, but instead an individual who can combine business acumen and technical knowledge to deliver solutions that sit head and shoulders above any competitors.
In order to assist this continuous expansion, we are requiring individuals with the following requirements
Job Description :
The DPS Specialist, will lead a cross-functional team delivering a Dynamic Purchasing System for the procurement of Monitoring Service Providers. They will report into and work closely with the project manager and internal stakeholders to ensure that the system is developed in line with the process and compliant with strict guidelines.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
* Technical management of the Implementation of the Dynamic Purchasing System.
* Working closely with the business to identify, document and implement process (including change) into the new system
* Liaise with external stakeholder (DPS Supplier) to build DPS as per Innovate UK requirements, whilst ensure compliant and governed release
* Work with UAT test manager to ensure all stakeholders are satisfied and confident that the DPS is fit for purpose
* Share best practice and knowledge with Staff as well as providing training on the use of a Dynamic Purchasing System
* Provide regular updates to Project Manager on the status of the DPS
* This dynamic individual will be experienced with Dynamic Purchasing Systems, used to working without close direction and able to manage multiple streams of work
* They will have experience in setting up a DPS from first principles
* They will be knowledgeable in the legal obligations surrounding the use of DPS
* They will be highly flexible, capable of identifying the right approach to the challenge in hand and translating that approach into effective delivery
You will be passionate about testing and software development and will work closely with Business Analysts and Developers on the developed solutions. Providing feedback on the soundness of proposed solutions, you will ensure that these are fit for purpose. You will have worked on Agile projects and will perform manual testing (exploratory and non-functional), record results and log defects. You will also review the results of automated tests and log defects, providing feedback and input on the techniques, solutions and tools used throughout our projects.
*Work closely with Business Analysts and Developers on the developed solutions, providing feedback on the soundness of proposed solutions, ensuring they are fit for purpose
*Perform manual testing (exploratory and non-functional), record results and log defects
*Maintenance and or driving effort on bespoke test automation solutions
*Using experience, domain knowledge and risk based approach, split testing effort effectively into the functional, automated BDD test design, structured exploratory testing sessions and non-functional, UI, accessibility testing and security
*Support and work closely with the UAT test team, to ensure minimum level of test cases duplicity
*Evaluate quality of the product(s) under test and provide feedback to the team
*Continuously monitor/measure test coverage and improve test scenarios
*Provide test metrics and reports to Test Manager
*Provide feedback/input on the techniques, solutions and tools used throughout the projects
*Estimate test effort for user stories, sprints and projects
*Create and maintain online (JIRA) documentation on the testing environments
*Passionate about testing and software development
*Excellent analytical skills
*Good working knowledge of Java or Python
*Experienced in building and maintaining test automation frameworks
*Understanding of structured test methods and processes
*Excellent team worker - especially with development and business
*Understanding of value of test automation in the Agile environments
*Understanding of database concept and ability to write basic SQL queries
*Understanding of non-functional aspects of web application testing - such as UI, Accessibility, Security and Performance
*Experience working within Agile projects
*Experience using BDD approach to software development
*Experience with JIRA
*Experience with Linux
*6 Month Contract
*£300-£400 per day
*Central Edinburgh Location
*Opportunity for Renewals
Job Description :
The successful candidate will have experience with leading a cross functional team delivering a Dynamic purchasing system for the procurement and monitoring of service providers. You will have experience with the legalities surrounding the DPS including daily usage, setup, running competitions, maintenance and awards.
Experience of achieving results through influencing skills rather than direct control
Experience of successfully managing multiple stakeholders with conflicting demands and priorities
Significant experience of the implementation of a Dynamic Purchasing System
Experience of Dynamic Purchasing systems - daily usage - setup, running competitions, maintenance, awards etc
Significant experience of the legalities and obligations surrounding a DPS
Experience of the documentation requirements of a DPS
Experience of the UAT testing of a DPS
Knowledge of what may bring legal challenges to IUK when using the DPS
Knowledge of best practice when using a DPS
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Technical management of the Implementation of the Dynamic Purchasing System to meet Innovate UK process model
Assist with the documentation associated with the Dynamic Purchasing System as well as the launch of the system via OJEU
Provide knowledge and expertise in the legalities surrounding the Dynamic Purchasing System
Working closely with the business to identify, document and implement process (including change) into the new system
Liaise with external stakeholder (DPS Supplier) to build DPS as per Innovate UK requirements, whilst ensure compliant and governed release
Work with UAT test manager to ensure all stakeholders are satisfied and confident that the DPS is fit for purpose
Share best practice and knowledge with Innovate UK Staff as well as providing training on the use of a Dynamic Purchasing System
Provide regular updates to Project Manager on the status of the DPS
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Excellent planning and delivery skills :
A willingness to challenge preconceptions and offer well-reasoned and considered judgements to all levels of stakeholders
Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to quickly understand new and complex issues and to apply solutions
Ability to identify and summarise key points from complex discussions and meetings and documents
Document production to a high standard, able to proofread and redact work as required
A robust and flexible approach with the ability to thrive in an agile/changing environment
· Be the custodian of the regression suite for a subset of Pantheon's systems. The remainder of the subset will be owned by other members of the Support Team. To include the development/extension of the regression suite
· Where appropriate, develop automated scripts for regression testing
· Take ownership of the validation of all software upgrades/bug fixes from test planning to execution to post-deployment verification
· Define required test environments and then ensure that these are provided by the Infrastructure team
· Specify test cases and produce test scripts
· Execute tests and record results, including documenting any incidents found
· Work with developers, BAs, and other staff (including those at the 3rd party supplier) to ensure incidents are resolved
· Proactively suggest ways of improving testing processes and standards, and the use of testing tools
· Assist in the deployment to production (and pre-production) of all upgrades
· Liaise with business users during UAT
· Present the Information Systems team in a professional manner to the remainder of the company
Knowledge and Experience Required
Significant testing experience including:
· Extensive experience using the SCRUM methodology in more than 1 project
· Producing test strategies/plans, designing test cases, producing and executing test scripts, documenting results, and defect reporting and management
· Static testing (ie reviews), system testing, integration testing, UAT, and regression testing
· Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
· Advanced SQL with a solid understanding of database structures
· Ability to apply testing knowledge and experience in a practical and pragmatic way
· Ability to achieve results under time pressure, but without compromising quality
· Systematic, accurate and objective
· Attention to detail, taking nothing for granted
· Automation of test execution
· Use of Selenium or Coded UI Extensive to develop automated test scripts
· Experience of testing distributed systems
· Experience of at least 4 of the following technologies:
· Advanced level SQL
· Coded UI
· Business Objects
· Crystal Reports