QA Engineer, London

Company:
Ascential
Brand:
Ascential Technology
Job function:
IT/Technology
Job type:
Perm Full Time
Location:
London, UK
Salary:
£ 0 - 0
Job ref:
JA-58
Close date:
04 October 2017
Key Purpose

The role of the Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst is to support technical testing efforts enterprise wide.  The role requires a detailed Quality Assurance background with automation testing and tools as well as web automated testing.  Also requires is a background in Salesforce application testing and work collaboratively with internal team of Salesforce Administrators and Developers

Key Accountability
  • Serve as a test automation expert, recommending and executing test automation opportunities to ensure there are no major defects in any release products
  • Learn the business unit’s needs, expectations and system requirements to proactively identify issues.
  • Support the development team to make sure test cases align properly.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of documentation (release notes, user guides).
  • Prepare and facilitate the implementation of test plans
  • Requirements and Solutions Analysis
  • Testing of New & Modified Functionality
  • User Acceptance & Regression Testing
  • Deployment Preparation and Execution
  • Identify and raise risks to quality in projects and releases
Qualifications and Experience
  • Extensive experience developing test plans, cases, automation and process improvements in Salesforce.com and the Force.com platform.
  • Experience with Agile methodology on large projects
  • Experience with testing on Salesforce platform
  • Strong attention to detail and a history of tracking issues from identification to resolution.
  • Solid understanding for the software release process.
  • Understanding of Performance testing
  • Understanding of Test Automation
  • Ability and desire to dig into complex problems, ask good questions and learn from your mistakes.
  • Organize and prioritize individual workload to meet required deadlines.
  • Work as a member of a team, accept ownership of work and actively contribute in team discussions.
Skills
  • Relationship building with team members, super-users and suppliers
  • Project planning and project management capabilities
  • Ability to manage workload efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have positive, collaborative, and solution oriented attitude.
  • Quick learner, deep thinker, excellent problem solver and a team player

Personal Attributes
The incumbent must:
  • Be approachable and personable
  • Demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving
  • Work well under pressure
  • Be self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • Strive for continual improvement