Senior Software Test Engineer

  • Reference: LK45886
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Limerick
  • Category: Information Technology

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Test Engineer with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a permanent position.

 

The following are the key requirements for the role:

 

Responsibilities:

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge of software quality concepts within the software development lifecycle
  • May demonstrate level of knowledge by industry certification in software quality
  • Comprehensive knowledge in software development, including knowledge of software engineering and analysis (programming), as well as test processes and methods
  • Able to pull reports (queries), interpret trends and make recommendations for improvement to existing tool
  • Participate in research, selection, and implementation of new tools
  • Train and mentor users on tools used in depth understanding of a single application domain encompassing entire system
  • Mentor others to ensure understanding with other SQE engineers
  • Uses comprehensive expertise to improve and streamline software quality or development process
  • Represents Quality organization on cross-functional product development Core Team(s)
  • Leads execution of complex test cases/scripts and interprets/analyses results to report, communicate, and work through issues with software engineers
  • Interprets product design and requirements to engineer test approach and generates test plans and test cases/scripts
  • Considered expert in critical areas of the system and influences project test solutions
  • Leads test efforts and may coordinate the efforts of other SQE engineers
  • Develops test harnesses and conducts white box testing
  • Able to apply experience in software engineering practices to low-level testing
  • Able to develop high quality source code (in multiple languages applicable to the development environment) in order to automate low-level, white box tests
  • Can apply comprehensive understanding of the inter-workings of the application code under test
  • Participates in and conducts code reviews
  • Applies software engineering knowledge to tasking (eg. code and detailed design reviews, low-level white box testing, etc.)
  • Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own job family
  • Applies knowledge and skills to a wide range of standard and non-standard situations
  • Works independently with minimal guidance
  • Usually determines own work priorities
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields
  • 5+ years of software testing experience
  • Knowledge of software quality engineering and testing methods at all levels (unit, integration, system, V&V, acceptance) applied within the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Experience on Requirement/Specification analysis, test case design and development, test execution (black box and white box), and defect reporting
  • Minimum one (1) year of working experience on test automation is essential.
  • Working knowledge of SQL server is a must
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Experience following FDA regulation guidelines is beneficial
  • Working knowledge of C/C++/C# scripting language is beneficial

 

For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270

 

 


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