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Software QA Engineer

Job Title: Software QA Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 84212
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Software QA Engineer

Our client, a world player providing Payments and Financial Services to the tourist and financial industry internationally is looking to recruit a Software QA Engineer for its IT division based in Galway.

Key Deliverables
? Work with project managers and other stakeholders to understand system requirements and develop test strategies
? Create test plans & manual test cases / automated test scripts based on business requirements and end to end flows
? Test the DCC Gateway and associated transactions and settlement cycles (new functionality and regression baseline), requiring backend / database access and verification
? Work with DCC gateway team leader to document release notes for applications
? Keep up to date with changes to compliance requirements
? Ensure that the design of test (both manual and automation) meet the needs & goals of the project.
? Provide regular testing status and progress reports to the Project Manager, Development lead, IT QA Quality Assurance Manager and other project stakeholders.
? Log and track detailed product defects

? 3+ years of direct software tester experience in Payments Systems / Financial Transactions systems
? Experience in writing & executing project test plans and test cases based on business requirements
? Good working knowledge of QA standards, processes, tools and methodologies.
? Has independently lead testing of an agile project.
? Extensive experience of producing comprehensive test strategy/text plans
? Familiar with using TFS/JIRA and other QA tools to maintain all QA status.
? Testing web service APIs experience essential

Qualifications & Skills
? Ideally, hold a third level degree (or equivalent), preferably in business, IT or finance.
? Payment industry testing experience essential
? Preferably ISTQB / ISEB (foundation) qualified
? Logical & structured approach to test planning, execution and reporting
? Test automation experience required
? Ability to manage workload and to work to deadlines
? Good problem solving & analytical capabilities to identify and diagnose problems
? Ability to work in a team environment and show initiative
? Well-developed written and verbal reporting / communication skills

Key Competencies
? Ability to quickly assimilate, learn and understand processes in new & complex financial systems
? Interpersonal Skills: Must display reliability and strong interpersonal skills.
? Driven by quality considerations
? Team player: To be able to work with diverse teams in many locations.
? Able to work on own initiative

For further information on this Software QA Engineer role in Galway please contact Bridin Quinn on 091730022 /
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