Technical Software Tester
We like our testers to be technical, passionate about testing and to understand the business we are in. We also like our testers to have excellent analytical, problem solving and people skills
Estimating effort for testing tasks
Defining the test approach for each sprint
Extracting test requirements for user stories
Designing and creating test cases
Executing test cases manually / automated
Manual front end functional testing of applications which includes system, integration, regression and end to end testing as well as exploratory testing
Collaborate closely with developers, identifying, logging, prioritizing and verifying defects in a defect tracking system
Managing and maintaining the test environments and test data
Implementing automated tests
Develop test tools, and extend test frameworks and test environments
First line support and root cause analysis of production issues and proactive, friendly, transparent and efficient support service
Playing a central role in establishing best practises for testing in an agile environment
Continuous improvement initiatives specifically with regard to quality
Product risk mitigation thereby limiting defects in production
Project risk mitigation thereby ensuring a smooth deployment process
Managing and maintaining the regression test suits (manual / automated)
Carry out exploratory testing
Final sign-off of new releases
Degree in computer science or business information systems ideal, but solid experience will be considered as well
Skills / Competencies and experience
You understand the systems you are testing.
You know how to write SQL.
You know where it is most effective for an automated test to live. (Unit, Integration, E2E)
You can speak the same language as the developers.
You understand the benefits of manual testing but also the costs.
You are continually trying to improve your testing skills.
You read widely about what is happening in the world of testing.
You know that learning didn’t end with the last course you did but rather its continuous for the rest of your life.
You care about releasing great software.
You have experience testing financial applications.
You enjoy complicated numerical calculations.
You will need to help solve the complex testing issues we face.
You will need to help solve the small testing issues we face.
You will need to deal with a wide range of people often under severe stress.