Software QA Engineer job in Newbury at Viavi Solutions UK Ltd

Software QA Engineer

Company: Viavi Solutions UK Ltd

Location: Newbury UK

Date Posted:May 17, 2018

Company: Viavi Solutions UK Ltd.Job Title: Quality Assurance EngineerJob Location: Newbury, UKAnnual Salary: £40,000 - £42,500 base salary plus benefits packageJob Reference: 18000007OPosting Date: 21 May 2018Closing Date: 17 June 2018About Viavi SolutionsVIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) has a 90+ year history of technical innovations that have evolved to keep pace and address our customer’s most pressing business issues. We make equipment, software, and systems that help to plan, deploy, certify, monitor, and optimize all kinds of networks - like those for mobile phones, service providers, large businesses and data centers. And, we are also at the forefront of optical security – we bend light to develop and deliver optical solutions that provide security to the world’s currencies and safety and performance applications for consumer electronics and spectrometry.We are the people behind the products that help keep the world connected – at home, school, work, at play, and everywhere in between. VIAVI employees are fierce about supporting customer success and we welcome people who bring their best every day to the company -  to question, to collaborate and to push for solutions that will delight our customers.Position OverviewWe are looking for a Software Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to join our Interfaces team. Tasked with providing interface solutions for multiple telecommunication manufacturers covering the major mobile communication protocols (2.5G-4G, and beyond) into our processing platforms. Working with product owners, developers, and systems engineers to understand the story requirements the candidate will have the ability to develop and execute the appropriate testing responses. Although the role does not require telecommunication knowledge, it does require someone willing to grow themselves. The role will work within a Scrum team helping bring features to completion with exploratory testing and extending automation test coverage.The QA Engineer role plays an important part in our company’s Agile product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests during sprints, and extending the automation test suites with new tests to cover the additional functionality as described in the stories. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.Job Duties and Responsibilities•Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test cases•Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate testing activities•Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools•Identify, record, document thoroughly any bugs identified•Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved•Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products•Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements•Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategiesRequired Qualifications & Experience•BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject•Proven experience in software quality assurance and test automation•Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes•Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test cases•Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing•Hands-on experience with automated testing tools•Proven database test experience•Proven backend test experience•Experience working in an Agile Scrum development process•Experience with performance testing If you have what it takes to push boundaries and seize opportunities, apply to join our team today.VIAVI Solutions is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities. View full job description
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