A leading IT and technology consultancy is looking for an experienced Functional Tester to join their team on a contract basis. This is a critical role, which will involve reviewing design, code and unit testing, alongside managing a team of up to 10 developers. The ideal candidate will have hands on experience with Dorado mainframe system, and posses active SC Clearance.
Key Responsibilities: As a Functional Tester, you will be at the forefront of software development process, contributing to the quality and functionality of applications. Your responsibilities will include:
Develop test strategies, test plans, and test cases based on the project\'s requirements and specifications.
Review design, coding, and unit testing. Manage code reviews and ensures that code complies with the standard defined for the project.
Create detailed test cases that cover various scenarios and use cases to validate the software\'s functionality.
Execute test cases, either manually or using automated testing tools, to identify defects, errors, and discrepancies in the software.
Document and report defects found during testing using a defect tracking system. Provide detailed information about the issue, steps to reproduce, and expected behaviour
Perform regression testing to ensure that new changes or fixes do not adversely affect existing functionality.
Test the application at its limits and boundaries to identify potential issues with data validation, input handling, and system behaviour.
Verify the accuracy and integrity of data processing, storage, and retrieval within the application.
Test interactions between different components or modules to ensure proper communication and functioning within the application.
Collaborate with end-users or stakeholders to perform UAT and ensure that the software meets business requirements and user expectations.
Skills and Experience: SC Clearance is highly desirable for this role
Minimum of 5 years of related experience in functional testing and software development.
Strong knowledge of software development techniques, including frameworks such as Angular.
Proven experience in UAT and QAT environments
Familiarity with database concepts and hands-on experience with databases.
Knowledge of Dorado or other mainframe technologies.
Long term £Market rate Inside IR35 North West London