Senior test Engineer

  • Location: Edinburgh | Head Office
  • Pay: Very Competitive Salary + Excellent Employee Benefits
  • Apply By: Thu, 30 Nov 2017

About The Company Zonal is the market leading EPoS provider to the UK hospitality industry. Our success is based on a high standard of customer service and technical innovation. We pride ourselves on our open culture where everyone can make a difference. About The Team The test team within the R&D department is primarily responsible for the timing and quality of the product released to the market and is a key component of the current and future success of Zonal. The company invests heavily in the R&D department to ensure we can deliver new and exciting products to enable our customers to grow their businesses. We are committed to growing our talented team through shared learning and teamwork so we can deliver fantastic results, together Job Description Zonal provides market leading technology solutions for successful hospitality businesses. We are committed to investing in our R&D team and as part of our on-going expansion plans we are looking for a passionate and talented Senior tester to join our development team. You will test and release software products on projects ranging from Websites, Mobile Applications, API’s and automating where appropriate with the aim of achieving minimal faults. Ideally you will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a software testing environment with the ability to learn and understand complex systems. Experience in providing process & technical guidance within an Agile development team and able to provide mentoring & leadership to other Test Engineers.

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Core
Responsibilities


Generating functional, system and regression
test cases and procedures within agreed timescales


Test execution at integration and system test
levels


Adding Tests to existing Test Automation
framework


Promoting SDLC policies and contributing to
ensure continual improvement


Defect and progress reporting


Attending review meetings at different stages
during the development process with the aim of influencing stakeholders,
reporting and facilitating overall system quality


Reviewing requirements specifications,
functional specifications and other development documentation


Expert in functional area providing technical
guidance and mentoring other Test Engineers


Creating and maintaining test data and
environment permutations


Effectively logging, monitoring and retesting
all bugs found during testing


Escalating any issues likely to affect the
project scope or timescales


Having a positive impact on the quality of our
products


Test documentation publication

Essential Requirements


Passion for delivering quality products


Leadership & mentoring skills


Experience
in test planning, design, execution and associated reviews


Test experience on both Web and Mobile platforms


Experience of adding tests to automated test
suites, and maintaining these tests


Database proficiency (SQL Server) or other RDBS


Agile (SDLC) experience


Excellent problem-solving skills to analyse
information appropriately and find best solutions taking a balanced view to
reach logical conclusions and make relevant decisions


Organisational skills to establish efficient and appropriate plans for self and
others and adapt quickly and effectively to unexpected changes whilst still
ensuring objectives are met


Flexible/agile in test efforts across multiple
work streams whilst reporting efficiently


Understand and respond to customer needs
(internal and external) and exceed expectations where possible


Work co-operatively with others to achieve a
common goal and communicate information in a clear, concise
and accurate manner


Ability to be commercially and organisationally
focused on the overall business and issues facing company


Committed to obtaining results through taking
responsibility, demonstrating a positive attitude and ensuring quality is built into work


Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems


ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate

Desirable
Requirements


Experience of working with virtualised
environments e.g. VMware, Hyper V


Experience of working with and testing web API’s


Experience of working in a Continuous
Integration environment


Understanding the principles of source control e.g.
Git, SVN


Some understanding of a programming or scripting
language e.g. C#, Python, Java, PowerShell, and experience in creating simple
scripts to test applications


Understanding of browsers and client-side
technologies, browser/application server interactions


Knowledge of bug reporting and ALM tools (e.g.
Team Foundation Server)


Willingness to provide out of hours support as and when required (Not the norm)


Knowledge of EPOS systems and/or hospitality
industry would be an advantage


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If you wish to apply for the role, please e-mail your CV to jobs@zonal.co.uk stating your current salary and a brief summary outlining your suitability for the role or apply now by hitting the button below.

If you require any further information please contact our Human Resources department via jobs@zonal.co.uk

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