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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

** These roles can be based anywhere in the UK, with travel to Glasgow and London when required for collaboration meetings **

Tax and Legal Technology Team

We are a team of 150+ technologists providing technology enablement services and solutions across the Tax and Legal business. This business has 250+ tax & legal professionals covering multiple disciplines.

The team is made up of Product Owners, Business Analysts, Multi-disciplinary Engineering teams and IT Service delivery professionals working on a large portfolio of systems used to improve productivity and solve key business problems across Tax & Legal.

We also build cutting edge web portals for clients to interact with KPMG, maximising collaboration and ensuring seamless delivery of information to our clients.

The Role
You will be leading the team of 2-3 QA Engineers working on variety of projects across the Tax and Legal Technology team. You will be continuously monitoring and guiding the testers to achieve the highest quality and QA standards. You will work as part of our development team to carry out comprehensive quality assurance testing for all product developments, enhancements and fixes for our software, which will include release and system testing with usage of automation. The purpose of the role is to ensure that the quality of our software is maintained at the highest possible levels, increasing the satisfaction of customers and reducing the number of issues using automated technologies.

In this role you will …
• Work as part of an agile software development team, ensuring high quality software releases
• Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables
• Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artefacts like test data, data validation scripts and test harness
• Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes
• Establish good testing practices and strategies
• Create and update test automation scripts
• Establish the use of automated test technologies on projects wherever suitable.
• Test case reviews with cross-functional team members
• Create test plans and test closure reports
• Work independently on projects.
• Take an active role in mentoring and supporting development of junior team members

You will have ...
• A passion for delivering quality software focusing on excellent user experience and high fidelity to visual design
• Experience in designing and creating automated frameworks using Selenium or similar tools.
• Experience in C#, Java or similar object orientated programming language.
• Experience of using BDD tools such as SpecFlow or Cucumber
• Ability to create clear, concise, detail-oriented test plans and test cases
• Experience of using test management tools such as Zephyr and Jira
• Experience in implementing different testing techniques
• Ability to perform Integration and End to End testing
• Experience in capturing the Risks and implementing the mitigation process
• Ability to collaborate with Development team and business experts

You may have ...
• Experience in creating Test Strategy document
• Experience in performance testing using Apache JMeter, BlazeMeter or similar tools
• Ability to both lead and participate in the User Acceptance Testing
• Exposure to testing APIs manually or through automated tests
• Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with external/internal stakeholders
• A good understanding of the technical architecture of complex web applications
• Mobile testing experience through Manual or Automation
• Experience using BrowserStack or similar tools
• Exposure to Test containerisation using technologies such as Docker
• Experience in maintaining test pipelines using continuous integration tools like Jenkins / TeamCity/ADO
• An understanding of microservices architecture
• Query SQL and other databases for testing

The best of both worlds

We might be world leaders, but in many ways the department feels like a start-up, with a twist. There’s the buzz of scrum working, the thrill of shaping compelling experiences, the chance to surprise and stretch yourself in response to a fresh challenge. And then there’s all the resources, technology and high-profile projects of a major corporate entity. Crucially, we also offer the benefit of clear career progression.

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