Quality Assurance Engineer

Employer
Slaughter and May
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Vacancy Type
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Who we are

Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm, recognised throughout the business community for its exceptional legal service, commercial awareness and commitment to clients. We advise on high-profile, ground- breaking and complex transactions, delivering innovative and bespoke solutions to our clients, domestically and internationally. We provide clear legal advice that spans the globe whilst tackling the cultural nuances between jurisdictions. Our lawyers understand how to coordinate and manage matters in the jurisdictions most relevant to our clients.

We are now offering the opportunity to become part of our dynamic technology team, which supports our lawyers in providing first-class legal advice to some of the most prestigious and well-known global businesses.

At Slaughter and May, with over 1,200 partners and staff worldwide, everyone's contribution is valued, and we all enjoy an open, friendly and supportive environment. We have an underlying sense of pride in who we are and what we do, and our inclusive culture gives rise to a unique diversity of thinking, which is critical to our success and helps maintain our position as a true market leader. To support our employees in achieving their professional development objectives, we offer an unrivalled variety of learning and development opportunities to everyone, as well as a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. As a result of Government guidance in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we have successfully and seamlessly adapted to home-working, which is a testament to the resilience and agility of our people. We all look forward to returning to our prestigious Headquarters at One Bunhill Row, in the heart if the City of London, when it is safe and appropriate for us to do so, where we enjoy a range of excellent facilities.

Would you like to join one of the world’s most prestigious law firms?

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a professional, engaging individual to join us as a Quality Assurance Engineer, within our London-based Technology Team.

ROLE OVERVIEW

We are recruiting for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our in house testing team.

The Quality Assurance team is part of the Technology department and the wider Business Services function based at the firm’s head office in London. The successful individual should be self-motivated, creative and proactive, to work positively in a change environment, which includes multiple platforms and architectures and diverse technologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The key responsibilities of this role are set out below and there may be others which are not listed. The QA Engineer may require some working outside our normal working hours of 9:30am to 5:30pm.

The focus of the role is to ensure the delivery of quality software to the business. As such, the QA Engineer reviews the business requirements, identifies tests that will drive feature development, and where appropriate writes and executes the relevant automated acceptance and regression tests.

  • Test script creation – delivering a re-usable set of automation scripts for future releases.
  • Test estimation, test planning and test progress reporting.
  • Test execution – automation testing split across project team and BAU (Business As Usual) delivery.
  • Providing objective feedback to software development project team or business support teams.
  • Coaching and mentoring junior team members in test automation.
  • Responsible for maintaining and operating multiple test automation frameworks

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Candidates for this position must have/be:

  • Demonstrable technical test automation experience i.e. Ranorex, Selenium, HP UFT
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of API testing, tools and processes
  • Strong experience in cross-browser, cross-device, and cross platform testing
  • Strong understanding of QA methodologies and software testing.
  • Experience of web, mobile and API automation
  • Familiarisation with modern delivery methodology such as BDD, TDD, CI/CD
  • Experience of identifying and implementing test automation framework on a .Net & C# Stack
  • Strong experience of independently creating an automation framework from the ground up
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, working closely with project team members i.e. Business Engineer and Project Manager.
  • Significant experience with Test Management tooling i.e. TFS, TestRail, JIRA
  • Experience    of    executing    manual    tests    and accurately recording test evidences
  • BCS ISTQB Foundation or Intermediate Certificate in Software testing
  • Certified Agile Tester or ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation

You will also be expected to display the attributes set out under the firm’s Key Behaviours for Business Services staff for this level of role. Below are the most relevant for this role:

Technical & professional expertise

  • Highly knowledgeable and experienced in a specialist area; seen as the key ‘go-to person’

Service excellence

  • Shapes, communicates and promotes best practice standards in own specialist area

Drive to deliver

  • Takes responsibility for the performance and results of people, projects or processes

Analysis & judgement

  • Interprets a range of data to identify trends and critical issues, track performance or report on progress

  Communication & influence

  • Makes complex technical information accessible, understandable and engaging

Working with others

  • Develops good relationships with key clients

Leading & managing people

  • Clearly defines roles and responsibilities, ensuring work is distributed fairly and consistently

Resilience

  • Maintains a calm and clear-thinking approach in difficult or stressful situations; is looked to by others as the sensible voice in a crisis.

Company

Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm recognised throughout the business community for its exceptional legal service, commercial awareness and commitment to clients. We advise on high-profile, ground-breaking and complex transactions and on contentious matters delivering bespoke solutions to clients for over 130 years.

We deliver innovative and bespoke solutions to our clients, domestically and internationally. We provide clear legal advice that spans the globe whilst tackling the cultural nuances between jurisdictions. Our lawyers understand how to coordinate and manage matters in the jurisdictions most relevant to our clients.

Across our four offices in London, Brussels, Beijing and Hong Kong we have 109 partners and over 1300 employees worldwide. We make sure we have the finest lawyers in the market and train them to the highest standards. This means our clients always get advice which is clear, confident and commercial, but also advice which guides and leads them towards a recommended solution. 

We have an underlying sense of pride in who we are and what we do, and our inclusive culture gives rise to a unique diversity of thinking, which is critical to our success and helps maintain our position as a true market leader.

Find Us
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Telephone
+44 (0)20 7600 1200
Location
One Bunhill Row
London
EC1Y 8YY
United Kingdom
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