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QA Engineer

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145790BR
Job TitleQA Engineer
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LineSolutions & Digital
Service Line InformationSolutions & Digital services the broader Firm through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building our Alliances network.

KPMG OverviewJoining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

Job Description
The Team
At Solutions & Digital we help KPMG and hundreds of other organisations around the world to envision and build digital products that empower their employees and serve their customers — all with people, business and technology in mind.
We are human-centred technology advocates, analysts, designers and engineers. Whether we're creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, people in Solutions & Digital are creators at heart. We find gaps, develop hypotheses and build beautiful ecosystems, inspiring our clients to push the boundaries of what’s possible. From a junior researcher to the head of development we possess a clear vision of the future and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking solutions that solve today’s challenges for a better tomorrow.

The Role
You will be embedded in the Product Engineering team and work in multidisciplinary product squads, to carry out comprehensive quality assurance testing for our products.
We welcome QA engineers from all technical backgrounds who are happy to bring their experiences on board. You will have to demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills and being able to come up with creative solutions. You should be passionate for technology and eager to learn. We gladly sponsor certifications and training courses.
You will be expected to take an automation-first approach to the QA process and make use of some of the latest automation tools and frameworks to build pipelines which support continuous testing.

The Person
You are expected develop your technical skills within the following areas:
- Programming in languages such C# / Java / JavaScript
- Unit and integration testing
- API test automation
- Web and mobile test automation with tools such as Selenium or Katalon Studio
- Test containerisation using technologies such as Docker
- Performance testing
- Maintaining test pipelines using continuous integration tools like Jenkins / TeamCity
- Cross platform, cross browser testing using technologies such as BrowserStack
- Agile test management using tools such as Jira and Confluence

Expected role behaviours:
- Advocate QA best practices in the engineering team, with an automation-first approach
- Work in mixed capability product squads, following and advocating agile principles
- Take technical responsibility for your solutions
- Effectively negotiate requirements and timescales for your tasks
- Explain your solutions to non-technical stakeholders
- Effectively collaborate and defend and discuss your solutions with the other team members, including colleagues from other capabilities (e.g. software engineers, business analysts, UX designers)
- Identify inefficiencies and recommend solutions
- Take an active role in mentoring and supporting development of junior team members

Day to day tasks:
- Write and execute manual functional test scenarios
- Maintain and enhance test automation frameworks
- Create and execute automated functional test scenarios and raise defects
- Execute mobile automation test scripts
- Execute performance test scripts
- Contribute to accessibility test strategy and apply tooling to uncover defects
- Contribute to improving delivery by carrying out evidence-based test analysis and design

Our Deal

Flexible WorkingWhile our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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