Location: London, UK

Reports to: Lead Platform Engineer



Primary responsibility for this position is to serve as project testing SME and execute QA testing activities as an embedded resource within various software development projects.


  • Manage execution of assigned QA activities, including software quality assurance and testing.
  • Perform business and data analysis in partnership with application development team and existing BA staff to facilitate test planning and understanding of developed applications' purpose and business use.
  • Create and implement QA project plans and test plans that snap a product's lifecycle and cover usability, design and engineering quality assurance.
  • Train new QA staff in application knowledge and testing practices.
  • Independently document and present test strategies and process improvement plans to Management.
  • Conduct gap analyses of requirements and develop QA metrics for assessing the quality of test deliverables.
  • Be proficient in communicating, prioritizing and tracking test execution, defects and issues appropriately and recommend corrective action where required.
  • Participate in interactions with a variety of internal and external users to acquire and exchange information on QA issues and processes.
  • Display flexibility under changing priorities, and willingness to act as a member of a broad IT support team.


  • 5-7 years quality assurance experience
  • Experience with testing Qlikview business intelligence applications
  • Experience with writing and performing complex SQL queries against a variety of database technologies (essential)
  • Experience on large client/server projects
  • Experience working independently to provide quality QA service
  • Full understanding of software development and testing lifecycles
  • Knowledge of the QA process and structured testing methodologies
  • HP Application Lifecycle Management Experience
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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