Test Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1367195

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Test Engineer based in Belfast

Title: Test Engineer – Northern Ireland

Ref:  10/12/TE

Think Technology- Think Allstate

We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.



Job Description

The Test Engineer Consultant provides test execution on an agile or waterfall project, focusing on the development and execution of automated test scripts for a variety of complex projects. Develops the test strategy as a quality champion on the team, identifies acceptance criteria, and defines the test conditions when stories or requirements are created. The Test Engineer is responsible for working as a part of a project or project team to help automate everything that can possibly be automated

Responsibilities include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Decompose and/or solicit business requirements to be able to write effective acceptance criteria and develop automated test scripts for basic/low complexity projects.
  • Identify and communicate testing-related Defects/Issues/Risks.
  • Possess technical competency to interact with application developers to ensure software quality
  • Apply Testing Lifecycle Management principles in the context of a product/project.
  • Create, consult and maintain an environment where a Test-Driven Development behavior is fostered

In an agile/scrum environment, may:

  • Execute practical application of Agile framework components (user stories, scrum, sprints, etc.).
  • Participate in Scrum, Daily Stand-up, Sprint and iterative development activities
  • Participate in Sprint planning and backlog refinement
  • Define acceptance criteria when stories are created 

Essential Criteria

  • 2+ years’ hands on automation/testing engineer role in Selenium with Java/C# language
  • Experience constructing test plans and executing against these plans across functional, regression unit, system, performance, stress and load testing hands on experience with the following tools:
  • Functional Test Automation (e.g. Selenium WebDriver, UFT)
  • Defect Management (e.g. HP Quality Center)
  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment

Desirable Criteria

  • Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git, TFS, RTC)
  • Relational Database Management (e.g. Oracle, SQL, MySQL)

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website

Closing Date:  Friday 19th October 2018

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.