Software Quality Analyst - Hybrid

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  • Salary:
    Competitive
  • Location:
    Manila
  • Country:
    Philippines
  • Division:
    Technology
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • Closing Date:
    23 October 2021

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Arianne Santos

asantos@cambridge.org

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Job Purpose

The Software Quality Analyst's main role is to plan, develop and execute quality tests across their respective tech platform(s) to ensure that delivered software meets business defined quality/acceptance standard and is fit for purpose.

You will work closely with QA Team Lead and Senior Quality Analysts, as well as with business Product Owners and Project Managers / Scrum Masters, to understand needs and to help develop the overall test plan of a given project. You will then develop and execute to this test plan. The role is a hands-on quality testing role and post holders will develop their proficiency as testers in at least one area of quality specialism, i.e. automated, manual, performance etc.

Principal Duties

  • Creates systems & business relevant automated test scripts, test plans, data and procedures and executes automated test scripts for most complex projects.
  • Shapes technical test strategy by proposing solutions & tools.
  • Takes part in reviews of business needs and app designs.
  • Ensures proper test coverage exists based on needs and design specifics.
  • Writes & reproduces accurate software problem reports.
  • Defines & implements quality process improvements focused on defect prevention.
  • Ensures test environment reflects business needs for test execution.
  • Coordinates test schedules, work, and resource plans; manages progress of all test activities against plan.
  • Identifies and manages critical path of testing
  • Ensures execution of project regression testing tasks.
  • Analyses and reports overall test status and results.
  • Identifies test issues and reports to stakeholders
  • Perform risk analysis at project management level.
  • Assists in developing departmental technical policies and procedures.
  • Provides technical testing evaluation estimates on various projects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant IT, Software or QA related degree.
  • 2-5 years of software testing experience gained across one of the principle testing specialisms, i.e. manual, automated, performance etc. Ideally to have gained an industry certification on one of these areas.
  • Experience in using test automation tools/applications frameworks.
  • Selenium, Protractor, Cucumber, Java, JavaScript, RestAssured.
  • Jenkins, Git
  • Performance Testing: JMeter/Blazemeter
  • Excellent understanding of Quality Assurance principles and processes.
  • Good understanding of Software Development process including analysis and design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, debugging, communication and documentation skills.
  • Experience of working within an Agile development process (Scrum or similar).
  • Basic understanding of SQL, SoapUI and Postman
  • Automating using Postman/SoapUI.
  • Good written and oral communication skills, able to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues in the Tech group as well as non - technical users. Interest in keeping up to date with the fast-moving world of software quality testing as technologies and processes continue to evolve.
  • Knowledge in AWS/Cloud platforms is a plus.

Do you aspire to be part of an esteemed global organization and a well-known brand?

Our brand and name is a product of close to 500 years of experience creating world-class learning and research solutions, and assessment programs in accord with the highest technical standards.  Today, we have more than 50 offices worldwide and over 6,000 high - performing employees delivering products and services that reach 170 countries and over 15 million customers worldwide.

Do you dream about making a difference and contribute to society?

Here at Cambridge, our purpose is simple – we unlock people's potential with the best learning and research solutions, and provide excellence in education.  Our products and services help inspire learners all over the world to go further and to have the confidence to access a lifetime of enriching experiences and opportunities.

Do you aspire to be in a place that reinforces you and demands the best of you?

To deliver on our promise to our customers, we know that we have to get it right with our colleagues first – the people creating our world-class products and services.  We invest heavily in the learning and growth of our talent, because we know that it is the foundation to have a culture of innovation.  And we believe in empowering people, because it provides you the freedom to unleash your talent and develop your potential to the fullest.

Do you believe in equality, diversity and inclusivity?

As a global organization, we embrace diversity – in all its various forms – as it is the key to our success.  We value and respect those differences, because it brings about a wide range of perspectives on how we operate as a whole, and how we act as a progressive member of society.  We are an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are at hand to those up to the task. 

Do you value your well-being?

We recognize and take our employees' well-being earnestly.   Our ways of working, benefits, policies and programs are oriented towards providing a place which promote and advocate wellness.   We believe in being a partner of our colleagues to help them balance the demands both at work and at home.

 

If the above inspires and excites you, surely you would want to know more.   Visit our company website and social media profiles to learn more about us and how we may be the company that matches your goals.

 

Official Company Website

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Location
Manila
16th Floor, Frabelle Corporate Plaza, 129 Tordesillas St., Legaspi Village Makati City, Philippines, 1229
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Pension

Contributory pension scheme

Flexible Working

Flexible working environment

Life Assurance

Group Life insurance coverage

Discounts

‘Press Extra’, offering discounts at high street retailers

Annual Leave

28 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 30 days after 10 years of service

Fitness

Free on-site Gym facilities,
cycle to work scheme

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