QA Engineer

Posted 6 March by KennedyPearce Consulting

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer Reporting To (name and job title): Director, Quality Assurance

Department: Quality Assurance Location: London FRH

Status: Permanent


We seek a passionate Software Quality Assurance Engineer who has potential to lead a team of QA engineers. The candidate must be well versed in Quality Assurance concepts, practices and tools, and will rely on his/ her extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Candidates must be capable of reviewing software applications objectively, work with Business Analysts and End-Users to understand requirements, and Developers to understand the impact of changes to assist debugging and enhancing IDC applications.


The candidate will be part of technology team and will:

  • review functional requirements to assess their impact on the software applications and formulate tests cases from them
  • Write concise, complete, well organized bug reports, test cases, and status reports
  • Participate in setup, configuration and maintenance of software test environments
  • Evaluate the application and test cases to be automated. Work with Engineers to create a library of automated tests to maximize test coverage
  • Work with supervisor's to evaluate and recommend enhancements, document QA processes and improve best testing practices
  • Provide release support during production software deployment
  • Have 'break-it' attitude and at the same time be a problem solver.



  • Hands-on experience with following technologies:
  • any of programming languages like Java, Python
  • MySQL and Oracle (other mainstream RDBMSs are a plus)
  • UNIX / LINUX system and writing shell scripts
  • Experience working with XML and XML schema, JSON and CSV file formats
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects at same time
  • Experience with mainstream defect tracking tools and test management tools
  • Demonstrable experience in the field of Software Quality Assurance


B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Maths or equivalent

Reference: 34615356

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