Collinson Group is looking for a QA Engineer with Specflow experience to join the business on a 6 month contract based in London.

The role will involve working with the development team to ensure software deployed to production is of the very highest quality possible.

The QA Engineer will be expected to devise and carry out both manual and automated tests to ensure the quality of the software produced. Whilst helping to maintain and develop existing automated test suites, aiming for constant improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As part of an Agile Project team, review user stories with the rest of the delivery team to generate acceptance tests (in the “Given, When, Then” format) and QA tasks.
  • Ensure that acceptance tests are agreed and signed off with relevant stake holders.
  • Carry out manual exploratory tests
  • Convert Cucumber scenarios into SpecFlow(C#) automation scripts, and ensure these tests are run as part of continuous integration scripts (Team City).
  • Prioritise log and track issues according to Company processes.
  • To raise issues related to usability, performance and general look and feel, in addition to defects.

Knowledge, skills & experience required:

Technical Skills/Experience

  • Solid experience of Agile/Lean development team practices is an essential and fundamental requirement of this role.
  • Proven browser and mobile test automation experience using SpecFlow using Object-orientated programming technics and preferably the Watir webdriver
  • Experience testing APIs (SOAP and or REST)
  • Experience of building new and maintaining legacy automated frameworks
  • Experience of using Continuous Integration tools essential, preferably using Team City.
  • Experience of using Source code management tools essential, ideally SVN or Git
  • Good analytical skills to devise an optimal suite of test cases for a piece of functionality.
  • Experience in the testing of performance critical web applications essential including cross browser/cross platform
  • Preferably a degree in computing or a related discipline with a significant computing content

General Skills

  • QA mind-set.
  • Passionate about the quality of the software produced.
  • Is passionate about good software development practices and code quality.
  • Must be a good communicator
  • Ability to learn and adopt new technologies and methodologies in the software testing arena.
  • Good technical competence and confidence.
  • Experience of working in the financial services sector or travel loyalty sector is a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to bridge communications between technical and business focussed groups would be advantageous
  • Must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Person Specification:

  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-motivator with a willingness to learn new skills
  • The ability to thrive in a fast moving and changing environment
  • The ability to show initiative and to work independently
  • Keenness to share ideas and to provide fresh insights

Collinson Group:

Collinson Group is a global leader in shaping and influencing customer behaviours to drive revenue and value for clients. The group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists who together provide market-leading experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Lifestyle Benefits, Insurance and Assistance.

The group provides unrivalled insight and expertise around affluent consumers and frequent travellers, creating and delivering products and services that increase engagement, loyalty and value for customers.

We have more than 25 years’ experience, with 25 global locations, servicing over 800 clients in 170 countries, employing 2,000 staff, and managing over 20 million end customers. We have been bringing innovation to the market since inception – from launching the first independent global VIP lounge access programme, Priority Pass™ to being the first to sell direct travel insurance in the UK through Columbus Direct and creating the first loyalty agency of its kind in the travel sector with ICLP.

Today we still invest heavily in innovation to ensure that we continue to deliver superior customer experiences.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and criminal records checks (DBS).

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