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QA Engineer

Testing & Quality Assurance

Berkshire Contract / 1 month £300 - £350 per day

QA Engineer, Slough, 1 month rolling contract, £350pd

We are looking for a QA Engineer to work on a brand new product that is awaiting launch. You will be a self starter as you will be working as the sole QA partnering with an offshore development team.

Key points:
* Rolling our new product with key client
* Various technical issues that need resolving
* No inhouse technical expertise
* Replying on outsourced development partner
* Code is OK but testing methodology is poor
* Product not working and client unhappy
* Need to launch ASAP
* Exploring alternative competitive products
* Development language is mostly PHP + iOS & Android for mobile apps
* Right now there is nothing automated unfortunately (lack of best business practice)
* Need someone to devise the plan and use outsourced development partners to implement a battery of automated tests
* Coordinate (outsourced maybe) testers

Key Responsibilities
* Management of outsourced teams to ensure rapid implementation of product at key client
* Contribute to putting in place the right tools and processes to build and grow our QA capability
* Test both the back-end and front-end of product, helping to diagnose and test fixes
* Execute manual tests and analyse
* Contribute with your knowledge towards product improvements
* Assist with product support
Skills & Experience
* Experience working in small companies with limited technical resources
* Experience in working with remote teams (external developers and QA)
* A very good communicator
* 5+ years of professional experience within new product launches including mobile apps
* Strong QA background in back-end/API, middle and Web front-end testing
* Proven experience designing and implementing test plans, scripts and scenarios
* Good experience of manual and automated testing tools
* Working in an Agile environment with a rapid application development environment, experience on start-up teams
a plus
* You must be a team player and have the ability to get things done in a non-hierarchical flat organisation

Job Reference: JO-1706-124072

Salary: £300 - £350 per day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 1 month

Job Start Date: ASAP

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