QA Engineer, Trading (UK - Hungerford or Gateshead)

Job Title: QA Engineer (Trading)
Department:QA - Hungerford / Gateshead
Reporting to: QA Trading Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Date: June 2016
Position Overview:

  • The QA Engineer (Trading) will ensure the quality of our products by generating and executing product functionality tests and identifying and reporting product defects as part of a cross-functional project team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand product business requirement and review functional specifications, to detect and remove defects early in the product development life cycle.
  • Write test cases in line with a specification to test core functionality, identify and investigate ambiguities in test results and propose solutions
  • Execute test cases on specific areas of product functionality and check outcomes against expected results
  • Work with Test Lead to review project plans and plan own time to ensure the test schedule is delivered to specified project timescales
  • Monitor test outcomes and assess the overall impact on core functionality and project requirements
  • Take responsibility for product ownership of specific areas of the system
  • Explain test results and potential issues to software developers, technical writers and other departments and seek feedback when required
  • Enter defects into the defect tracking system by recording the steps that were taken to exercise the functionality and the technical problems that occurred
  • Coach junior Test Engineers.
  • Proactively identify and implement processes to increase testing efficiency.

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