Quality Assurance Technician

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Bedford, Bedfordshire View on Map
  • Post Date : March 14, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 23, 2023
  • Salary: $45,000.00 - $45,000.00
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  • Job ID 339511

Job Description

Advancing People have an exciting vacancy within an experienced QA Team, supporting all aspects of testing of various business systems and other Third Party systems/integrations. These include but are not limited to: Global XB, Sector, Novidea, In-House Portals, Insurer's Market Repository (IMR), CLASS/LORS, PPL and other ad-hoc IT/Infrastructure projects.
This role requires management of the full QA lifecycle, which incorporates preparation of Test Strategies, Test Plans, creation of Test Scenarios/Test Cases/Test Scripts and Defect management as well as Test Summary Reports. Working closely with Stakeholders to understand the business requirements for changes to applications used in the nominated Operating Entities through the preparation, maintenance and execution of Testing Scripts, coordination of UAT with designated business testers and ensuring new systems, enhancements and impacted integrations are thoroughly tested before release into production, maintaining Company standards across all platforms and maintaining Operational Resilience.


Under the direction of line manager and senior colleagues, determine priorities and activities to achieve personal goals and contribute towards the Operating Entity achieving its objectives
Manages assigned projects and contribute to other projects as required
Provides relevant management information as required
Responds appropriately to urgent issues as they ariseTechnical:

Assist with preparation, maintenance and execution of Test Scripts
Provide assistance with User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for software upgrades
Coordinate testing appointments and materials
Logging, investigation and resolution of any issues which arise, to be dealt with in a timely manner
Occasional trips to other Group offices to meet face to face with business users as required
Assist with collating test results, preparing test summaries and presentations
Ensure good communication with the Systems Manager and IT colleagues
Develop a good working knowledge of broking systems
Ensure up to date with system enhancements and changes
Provide assistance with software upgrades (Production deployment)Knowledge/Experience

Minimum of 3 years Testing Experience required
Strong understanding of Agile, V-Model and waterfall methodologies
Experience of Test Management & Defect Management tools such as Azure DevOps, QC and Jira
Ability to perform all testing disciplines including but not limited to; functional, non-functional, regression, system integration, compatibility, performance and experience with the use of test automation tools
Experience of handling Small, Medium and large scale testing projects
Use of SQL to validate data
Experience of preparation of test deliverables including but not limited to; Test Approach, Test Plans, Test Scripts, Defect reports, Test Summary Reports etc
Salesforce testing/training experience an advantage
Insurance domain knowledge an advantageAdvancing People – Recruitment Specialists

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