QA Automation Engineer SpecificMedia
Like the idea of the software you work on being used every day by tens of millions of users worldwide? It will be. Here at Xumo, you will work in truly Agile, small teams using Scrum & Kanban, working in short iterations. You will have unparalleled opportunity to contribute your ideas and have real influence over how we work and on the awesome applications we create.
Quality Assurance (QA) testing of Xumo products and related services.
Work closely with the developers, architects and product managers in small agile teams.
Design, review and implement automation test procedures and guidelines where appropriate.
Write and maintain Automation Test cases / processes
Data collection, analysis and publication of test results working to best industry standards.
Develop knowledge of new industry technology.
Maintain test equipment and working environment.
EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS:
Complete familiarity with modern testing methodologies and Quality Assurance processes.
Demonstrably strong technical background and ability to become conversant with the technologies and platforms used within Xumo.
Proven ability to communicate effectively at all levels, being able to work well in a team and on own initiative.
Knowledge of Hardware and Software systems (including set-up and maintenance of test PCs).
Knowledge of Windows, Mac and Unix/Linux operating systems. Including exposure to virtual machine environments (VirtualBox, Vagrant, VMWare)
Exposure to cloud based infrastructure technologies, particularly Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3 etc..)
Knowledge and interest in Internet technologies and Video technologies (IPTV, Interactive TV, VOD, DVR).
Critical to be detail oriented, documenting and communicating test results.
Flexible approach and able to adapt to rapidly changing technologies, department and business demands.
2+ years experience in software development and/or test automation roles.
DESRIED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:
Experience in a quality focused organisation.
Experience of working in an agile environment.
Knowledge of quality process development and improvement techniques.
Experience with and understanding of OO programming and concepts (Java).
Experience in coding in a Scripting or Development language
Experience of performing software product verification, validation, integration and regression testing.
Knowledge of creating, testing and reporting in an agile environment.
Knowledge of modern web and web testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jasmine, Cucumber, Watir, Selenium, JMeter
Knowledge of working with REST and SOAP webservices and using tools such as SoapUI
Knowledge of working with JavaEE based application servers, such as JBoss and Glassfish
Knowledge and experience working with continuous integration environments such as Jenkins/Hudson, Bamboo
Good understanding of the online information industry.
Willingness to grow professionally in a QA and testing role.
Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other technical field.
ISEB Practitioner or similar accreditation.
Highly motivated and innovative with an ability to work under pressure within a fast paced environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to deal with personnel at all levels and represent the quality viewpoint both within and outside the
Able to work to tight deadlines.
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