Quality Assurance Test Engineer – Contract

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork
  • Category: Automated, QA/Software Testing
  • Salary: Negotiable

Quality Assurance Test Engineer

Our client is one of the country’s largest software development organisations that provides consultancy and leading-edge software solutions for a wide variety of US, EU and UK based clients in the insurance, healthcare, retail, and public sector markets. They are seeking an experienced QA/Test Engineer to join their growing QA team in Cork.

Apply for the Quality Assurance Test Engineer Role above or contact John Egan for more information.

Responsibilities of the

  • Develop an understanding of client business terminology practice and procedures within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Develop knowledge of the client’s business model to assist in Requirement validation.
  • Review specification documents so that accurate and comprehensive test plans and test cases can be created.
  • Provide guidance about functionality and quality in relation to the testing approach.
  • Test complex areas of application(s) and use business knowledge to determine if functionality is correct.
  • Liaise with Business Analysts/Business Users if requirements are unclear.
  • Execute Test plans and Regression Test plans within agreed timescales and standards.
  • Investigate and document defects in a defect-tracking system and verify resolution to ensure prompt closure of all defects.
  • Ensure that all assigned QA tasks are run to agreed schedule and to an acceptable level of quality.
  • Contribute to the creation of functional, regression, performance and load/stress test suites and adhere to the test methodologies used within the company.
  • Manage priorities and set expectations when faced with multiple demanding tasks.

Required Skills & Experience for the Quality Assurance Test Engineer Role:

  • Must have 4+ cumulative years of Software Test experience.
  • Technical degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong testing background expected with experience writing test plans and test procedures.
  • Experience in the use of Defect Tracking tools like Microsoft TFS, HP ALM or Jira.
  • Experience testing business / enterprise applications.
  • Experience and working knowledge of SQL Server and T-SQL.
  • Experience with Test Automation Tools, Visual Studio Team System (Test Edition), Selenium (WebDriver) or similar tools
  • Experience of structured testing methods and techniques
  • Working knowledge.Net and/or Java advantageous.


If you are interested in learning more about this role and happy to be represented by Solas IT please email me with your CV john.egan@solasit.ie. Alternatively please call me on 00 353 1 2449516

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John Egan

John Egan

With a keen interest in client relations, recruitment is the career for me. My role is to build and maintain client/candidate relations while sourcing and placing top talent throughout ireland. I enjoy working with candidates from various backgrounds including .Net, Java and QA. Coming from a sporting background I enjoy the competiveness of the IT Recruitment industry and the challenges involved.





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