Senior QA Executive

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology, QA & Testing
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15232
Published: over 2 years ago
Our client, a leading IT company, is looking for a Senior QA Executive who will primarily be in charge of establishing and evolving formal QA processes, ensuring that the organisation is using industry-accepted best practices (including Agile Practices) and coordinating Quality Assurance activities whilst continuously expanding the Automation Framework.

  • Understanding client/business requirements and applying critical thinking and improvement.
  • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including establishing metrics, applying industry best practices, and developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met.
  • Act as key point of contact for all QA aspects of releases, providing QA services and coordinating QA activities internally and with different Project teams.
  • Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated) based on requirements.
  • Responsible for creating test scenarios in a manner which can be used by client as well as ensuring out of scope functionalities are highlighted properly.
  • Reviewing functional specifications/user stories submitted by product architects and owners.
  • Performing exploratory and ad-hoc manual testing (end-to-end, integration)
  • Coordinating User Acceptance activities with various stakeholders.
  • Taking a pro-active and dynamic approach towards problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Participate actively in retrospective meetings following sprint or project delivery.
  • Be updated on the latest testing techniques, strategies, testing tools/ test frameworks, etc …
  • Evaluate and identify the required test automation and test management tools.
  • Create and maintain the required test automation framework(s) and develop automation scripts within the CI/CD pipeline.
  • A degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in software testing or similar roles.
  • Proven test automation experience.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues.
  • Knowledge of test tools such as JIRA, SOAPUI, JMeter, LoadRunner etc.
  • Experience in micro-service architecture and queuing technologies will be considered an asset.
  • Experience in building test plans and related tools such as MS Project.