Quality Assurance Engineer

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1421095

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Quality Assurance Engineer based in Derry/Londonderry

Kofax is a leading provider of software to simplify and transform the First Mile™ of business. Success in the First Mile can dramatically improve the customer experience, greatly reduce operating costs and increase competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax software and solutions provide a rapid return on investment to more than 20,000 customers in financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, supply chain, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers these through its direct sales and service organization, and a global network of more than 800 authorized resellers in more than 70 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit www.kofax.com.

Quality Assurance Engineer – Re-advertisement

(Ref: E19-048)

Job Description

Management and staff in Kofax’s Quality Assurance job family help the company to assure that its products and technology solutions are designed and built in accordance with company standards and customer requirements.  The position of Engineer is a core, entry-level departmental role and appointees are expected to perform whole core departmental tasks; albeit more basic tasks by comparison to Senior Engineers/Specialists and above.

  • Engineers will perform some of the following work and be involved in other aspects, as assigned:
  • Developing quality assurance standards, requirements and metrics for all Kofax products and their applications,  as well as customer-specific technology solutions
  •  Identifying, acquiring and using industry best-practice equipment, systems and programs for conducting all product and solutions’ quality assurance testing
  • Working with cross-functional partners, such as Core Engineering and Product Management, to proactively evaluate product roadmaps and other innovations; contributing a specialist quality assurance perspective and providing such input and feedback into the development process
  • Developing and executing against quality assurance test plans:

           Developing and maintaining automated test programs and scripts

           Developing and executing against detailed test procedures and test cases

           Collaborating with cross-functional partners to resolve problems and identify root causes of potential defects

           Evaluating and reporting on test execution results

  • Working within team and across departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement and maintain quality assurance testing processes and practices; continuously contributing to streamlined, more effective and efficient quality assurance testing
  • Contributing, as appropriate, to downstream business activities such as technical publications and other technical communications’ tool development to ensure streamlined and effective end-user use of Kofax software products and their applications
  • Through efficient and effective quality assurance testing standards, tools, techniques and execution, helping Core Engineering and other cross-functional partners to maximize the potential  for new or updated releases to be completed on-time, on-target, on-budget and without compromise to quality
  • Supporting other internal and external partners/stakeholders/customers, as and when appropriate, in responding to quality assurance testing inquiries and/or other ad hoc needs
  • Staying abreast of industry and field developments; remaining current in the latest quality assurance testing technologies and functionalities, as well as ever-evolving needs of customers and their customers

Other Responsibilities:

  • Domestic and/or International travel up to 10% is required.

Required Skills

  • Creating and executing manual test specifications
  • Ability to develop test automation (C#, .Net and scripting languages)
  • Solid technical background in operating systems, databases, and networks
  • Ability to troubleshoot bottlenecks and apply performance tuning techniques
  • Ability to clearly document performance test results

Required Experience

Candidates for this position should hold the following qualifications, have the following experience, and be able to demonstrate the following competencies to be considered as a suitable applicant. Please note that except where specified as “preferred,” or as a “plus,” all points listed below are considered minimum requirements.

  • Bachelors Degree/HND in Computer Science, Software Engineering or in a related discipline is strongly preferred.
  • Relevant technical experience is preferred.

Job Location

  • Londonderry


  • 25 day holidays
  • Private medical care
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Quarterly Funded Social Events
  • Excellent Training
  • Friendly working environment

How to Apply

Please visit our website by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below and follow the instructions provided to upload your CV to this vacancy. 

The closing date for this post is: 24 June 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as the Protestant community and woman are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.