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Manual Tester

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH136238
  • Salary £300 - £350 per day + Outside IR35
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted July 25, 2022

About the role
As a Tester you will be responsible for:

* Defining acceptance criteria, writing test cases, analysing and executing test cases, raising defects, attending witness testing.
* Maintaining communicate with Test Manager. Raise defects identified by the client.
* Attend Defect Triage meetings.
* Writing System Testing reports.:
* Analysing writing acceptance criteria including test scenarios written using Gherkin syntax in conjunction with client and our consulting team
* Analysing new complex software features and building appropriate manual / automated tests, including but not limited to end to end Cypress tests, load and performance tests, Web API integration tests, security tests, non-functional requirement tests
* Supporting consultants/clients during the development and testing phase
* Reviewing unit tests implemented by the team and implementing unit testing improvements
* Building useful tools and frameworks to aid continuous development and continuous delivery
* Debugging bugs identified internally or by the external customer to identify the root cause and use it to improve the test coverage
* Working with software engineers, testers, actuaries and the product owner to identify the scope for automated testing
* Preparing documentation of the testing coverage and testing gaps

Candidate profile

Essential skills and experience:
* 5+ years' experience of testing for n-tier Web solutions based on modern frameworks, preferably Angular
* 3+ years' experience of testing automation using BDD with Cypress, Angular 2+, TypeScript and Cucumber (Gherkin)
* User acceptance testing of interface and usability
* Load and stress testing
* Solid understanding of the software development concepts, including best practices and software design patterns
* Git with GitFlow
* Working in teams using Agile delivery methodology, regularly collaborating with other members of the team in a wider waterfall delivery framework

Good to have technical skills:
* Experience using C#, .NET Core and Web API 2+
* Configuring Azure Pipelines (CI/CD) to automate the execution of automated tests
* Automating tests for Web systems using Angular with TypeScript, .NET and Microsoft SQL databases
* Using JMeter and Blazemeter (or similar) to implement and execute load and performance tests
* Using cloud hosting providers like Azure or AWS to support automated testing

Personal skills:
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Enthusiastic, confident self-starter and very highly motivated to deliver
* Out-of-the-box thinker with good attention to detail