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Job listing closed on 12 Feb 2024
24 Jan 2024

Digital Applications Test Engineer

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

Digital Applications Test Engineer
Location: Old Trafford

At Manchester United our aim is to Win the United Way – and the quality of our behind-the scenes team sets us apart from the competition.

Our people are as committed to the success of the company as the players are to winning trophies. We offer a unique and exciting working environment, excellent training, with recognition and rewards for the part each individual plays. Sounding good so far?

The Purpose:
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Digital Applications test engineer to take responsibility for quality assurance and user acceptance testing of web and mobile applications. As the principal tester, you will be delivering change and ensuring all releases meet business requirements, as well as satisfying quality and performance standards. You will need to work closely with developers and product owners, communicating clearly and being on hand to help with the resolution of issues. You will be adaptable and willing to switch between different products as features are released and new priorities emerge. The role requires hands-on test expertise, ability to take the initiative and the experience to develop and evolve our QA and testing processes.

The Role:
In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing test plans, automation, and validation strategies.
  • Reviewing and understanding business requirements, user stories and specifications/acceptance criteria; defining test conditions; creating new tests to fully test acceptance criteria and or bugs in each release.
  • Documenting and executing test cases; producing test exit reports; leading the Test Readiness Review (TRR) at the end of UAT, to gather the GO/NO GO votes on whether a feature is ready to move to Production.
  • Updating regression tests as changes are made to the applications.
  • Validating supplier test documentation, including test scripts and automation scripts.
  • Documenting and tracking defects in a defect management tool (JIRA); reporting the status of defects in a release.
  • Providing support for BAU issues, working with our Service Helpdesk and 3rd party suppliers.

The Person:
As a Digital Applications Test Engineer, you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Extensive experience of professional software quality assurance experience, including test automation, UAT, test plan authoring, and end to end testing of Web and Mobile applications.
  • Commercial experience of preparing test documentation including test plans, test scripts, defect reports and progress updates.
  • ISEB/ISTQB certification is highly desirable.
  • In depth experience of a bug tracking tool – JIRA, Bugzilla or similar.
  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle - experience of working in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies is desirable.
  • A willingness to regularly review testing processes and suggest innovative improvements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Outstanding attention to detail, methodical and with excellent time management skills.

Application Information:
If you would like to join the team and be part of our mission, to win the United way, please submit your application by 11th February 2024

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