Prolifics

  • Sr. Automation Test Consultant

    Job ID
    2017-2804
    Category
    Consulting Services
    Department
    Quality Assurance and Test Automation
    Location
    London, UK
  • Overview

    Automation Test Consultant

     

    Automation Test Consultant needed for Global IT services firm based in Borehamwood / Moorgate, with good technical skills and team leading experience, for client based assignments, predominantly in the London area. You need to be a confident, calm IT professional with excellent communication skills, preferably with some consulting experience, capable of quickly picking up new technologies and working on testing projects with blue chip companies in a range of industries, following internal and client procedures. You should have a minimum of 5 years testing experience.

     

    You will have a passion for testing and will be confident running with multiple testing projects, leading and providing support to more junior staff and dealing with client personnel at all levels; including project managers, sponsors and business users. As a part of taking responsibility for projects, you will be a self-starter, proactively seeking out solutions to problems and issues impeding progress within the wider organisation, taking decisions where needed in order to achieve project objectives.
    Should have experience of Integration Testing and working with commercial off the shelf systems in large corporate environments, using Microsoft, IBM or SAP products, as well as web and mobile.

     

    You will be a certified tester, at a minimum of Foundation level (ISTQB) and used to working closely with project managers, sponsors and technical team members to assure quality on multiple projects and streams of work. You will have experience in working in agile and waterfall environments and using test management systems, including HP Quality Center / ALM, Jira and Test Rail.

     

    Ideally you will have some experience of test automation and / or performance, although this is not a must have. Must be a pro-active and outspoken team member with excellent communication skills, capable of producing clear and concise Test Strategies, Test Plans and Completion Reports. You must have experience of estimating timescales for projects and documenting the scope of testing in test plans.

     

    e-testing is a Prolifics company. Prolifics has offices in the US, Canada, India and Germany, as well as in the UK. We are a company of 1500 people, of which 500 are QA and testing. Prolifics is a leading IBM partner, with many high-profile customers across the Globe. See www.prolifics.com for further information. Career prospects for personnel in this role are excellent, with the opportunity for growth into test management, test automation and performance tracks, with positions across the firm.

     

    Requirements

     

    Essential

    • 5 years testing experience
    • A good understanding of the software development life cycle development and testing and experience of working on a range of projects
    • Integration testing knowledge
    • Team leading – including allocation of work, monitoring of progress and reporting
    • Strategy / plan writing
    • Experience of working in a variety of different technical environments

     

    Advantageous

    • Performance / automation experience

     

    Personal Requirements

    • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
    • Needs to be technical, capable of integrating with an existing team and taking the lead on multiple small projects as needed, from a testing perspective.
    • It is essential that the candidate is committed, energetic and enthusiastic about testing
    • Needs to be practical and proactive
    • Should be able to grasp concepts quickly and appreciate implications of decisions
    • Able to work well autonomously, with a focus on delivery
    • Eagerness to learn and an aptitude for picking things up quickly

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