Senior Test Engineer

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Test Engineer is responsible for the testing process in the Squad, and supports needed product improvements. Together with the Engineering Manager, the Test Engineer helps to execute the roadmap and strategy for testing process. Your overall responsibilities will include:

• Planning and execution of application testing in cooperation with Product Owner and Squad members
• Identifying, documenting and tracking issues
• Helping to drive manual testing debt reduction process in the Squad
• Driving  Release Validation/Regression phase execution for release validation
• Working closely with Software/Test Engineers and Product Managers across Cluepoints to understand the context and drive testing processes to meet objectives
• Promoting testing best practices (e.g. shift-left approach) within the organization and provide guidance and assistance to enable developers to test
• Cooperating with fellow Test Engineers to identify areas for improvement and fix them
• Providing appropriate metrics to stakeholders
• Providing help and feedback on the functional documentation (e.g. Specification)

SKILLS NEEDED


• Minimum 3 years of experience in Software Testing/Quality Assurance
• Experience in Test Automation (preferrably Cypress) 
• Experience in the design of detailed and functional regression test plans as well as creation and execution of tests scripts
• Assertive with the ability to take ownership of the job and to work autonomously
• Flexible and able to cope with an ever-changing, dynamic and exciting environment
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Open-minded, team player with ability to build relationship in the team
• Strong analytical problem solving-skills, attention to detail, ability to think out-of-the-box
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to identify flaws in the testing process and to propose and drive necessary improvements
• Attention to details, ability to analyze business requirements, raise concerns and seek resolution to outstanding clarifications required for testing

QUALIFICATIONS
• Masters’ degree (Science or IT) or equivalent through experience in a related role
• Experience (3+ years ) as a Test/QA Engineer or Junior Automation Engineer
• Experience with Test Management Tools like Zephyr, Xray or similar
• Experience in working with and creating relevant Test Documentation (Test Plan, Test Strategy)
• Experience with working in an Agile/Scrum development process
• Excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written
• Understanding and experience of Exploratory testing
• Understanding of CI/CD processes
• Experience in Test Automation (Cypress) is an advantage
• Experience in Pharma Industry (specifically Clinical Trials) is an advantage