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QA Engineer

Job Reference: JSRSQAENG

Salary: £35k - 45k per year + 5% bonus + excellent benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 05-12-2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Hammersmith, Greater London, England

QA Engineer

Working for a global media organisation based in Hammersmith, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced QA Engineer to join their expanding team and help drive the QA tasks forwards. Operating within an exciting and vibrant environment this is an excellent chance for the individual to enhance their own skills and also develop others and create an even stronger team ethic.

Responsibilities:

* Test planning and execution: create, enhance and maintain effective and high-value test scenarios for report testing, ensuring adequate depth and breadth of test coverage
* Understand the requirements from technical and business specifications
* Interrogate tables in different RDBMS databases: DB2, MySQL, SQL Server SSIS Staging and Datastore DBs, Redshift DB
* Data preparation, data loads for journaling or ETL and processing in test environments
* Carry out end-to-end, data completeness and quality, regression testing, including standard data validation and ensure data maintains integrity at all stages of transformation (ETL) and data flow
* Data reconciliation in BI reports by means of reports comparison and by executing SQL queries
* Work closely with the cross functional DWH team, liaise with the team to resolve problems or further fulfil user requirements
* Actively support Agile development methods and best practices
* Contribute to the overall test strategy with ideas of tools and technologies, including the use of automated testing
* Using JIRA to track defects and tasks
* Take part in meetings, provide estimates, assist in presenting issues and solutions both orally and in writing
* Assist business test team in UAT

Skills Required:

* S oftware Testing experience within SDLC , preferably in an agile or iterative development environment
* Data Warehouse (DWH), ETL and BI testing experience
* Strong experience of relational databases and SQL, ability to write involved SQL queries to extract and interrogate data
* Automated testing experience
* Experience with AWS technology, MicroStrategy BI reporting tool – desirable
* Automated testing experience within BDD framework, Selenium, Cucumber
* Previous testing experience of Java, .Net platforms, Rest APIs, HTTP, HTML and Linux based environments
* Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence
* ISTQB qualifications

Benefits:

* Up to 5% bonus
* Excellent pension scheme
* Season ticket travel loan
* Excellent holiday allowance

QA Engineer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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