QA Engineer

Salary & Benefits: Competitive plus excellent benefits

Department / Function: Testing

Location: Berkshire

Job Advert Description:

QA Test Analyst

Department / Function: Technology Solutions

Location: Slough

Salary – Competitive Package & Benefits

The Opportunity

Due to our continued success, we are growing our Testing functional capability in order to better support our customers that are primarily located in the Thames Valley and East Midlands areas. As a result, we are looking for experienced test professionals across all disciplines to start in permanent roles.

The Role

Our clients are leaders in providing cutting-edge technology to the Telco industry. As a Quality Assurance Engineer you will be supporting our client‘s tech team with expertise in manual testing and some exposure automation.


  • Test products in order to ensure compliance of the delivered functionality and system integrity, performing functional sign off.
  • Proactive, willingness to take the initiative and associated responsibility.
  • Ability to interpret user requirements, detailed technical and functional specifications and apply this information to plan, develop and execute test scenarios and scripts.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Identify, document and resolve issues and defects in QA environment.
  • Ability to work across Domains / Testing as a Service.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, cross-departmental and, on occasion, with external clients.
  • Responsible for manual testing, data testing and some automated test execution testing of the application.
  • Work closely with Product Owner’s and developers to agree test cases and their acceptance criteria.
  • Strong technical skills and some automation experience.
  • Preparation of test plans and scripts against new and existing application requirements.
  • Experience of contributing to a QA strategy, approach and execution for both manual and automated testing on development initiatives
  • Execute and build out regression testing packs and identify areas for automation.
  • Coordinate with broader IT teams where there are testing system dependencies.
  • Manage and troubleshoot defects to resolution while proactively identifying risks to management
  • Maintain timely reports on test status and defects
  • Coordinate between client and other teams (local and international)

The Person

  • Extensive QA Engineer experience
  • ISTQB (or equivalent) Foundation Level certification is desirable.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Has a wide experience in writing test cases for embedded electronic systems from hardware level to the application layer
  • Experience in identifying, defining and developing detailed test cases and automated test scripts to test against all relevant product requirements and assure traceability to those test cases
  • Good knowledge of IT/network communications protocols (IPv6, DNS, TFTP, UDP)
  • Experience in using Waterfall, Agile, and V-model test methodologies
  • Experience in log analysis.
  • Experience in HP ALM and Jira.
  • Define and implementing Test Scripts with a Selenium based Automation Framework.
  • Experience in Behaviour Driven Development (BDD).
  • Expert in Defect management
  • Soft skills used for cross Supplier Triage
  • Knowledge of the SDLC.
  • Industry experience with defect management systems and workflows.

*Based in Slough with UK travel

*37.5 hours per week

*Job live date 7th May 2020

*Closing date 8th June 2020

Join NTT DATA in the UK and you will be joining a growing company where you will be more than just another employee. With an entrepreneurial attitude you will have the opportunity to grow your career and stand out from the crowd. At NTT DATA we help develop innovative business and IT solutions for some of the most respected organisations in the public and private sectors. 

At NTT DATA we place great importance on the value of diversity. The powerful effect of being able to call on a diverse workforce and all the benefits that go with it are central to our culture. It's a core principle that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. We believe that building an inclusive and diverse workplace is essential to our success; we want our people to feel comfortable, be themselves and, as a result thrive.

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