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Junior Test Specialists


Location: London (United Kingdom)

Type: Permanent

Reference: 11095


Simpson Booth's client, an established IT Consultancy company seeks a Junior Test Specialist for an initial 3 months contract to start ASAP with possible extension and paying an excellent rate in EUROS per day based in Malta.

Task description

· Develop test strategies

· Develop test processes, procedures and documentation

· Develop test acceptance criteria

· Perform testing activities on technical products

· Report problems or failures leading to suggestions to improve or perfect the technical products

· Use/develop test tools and performs test automation activities


· Minimum 3 years of relevant education (bachelor or equivalent) after secondary school

Minimum Experience

· Minimum 3 years of relevant IT experience and minimum 2 years of testing experience

Additional needed qualification, knowledge and skills

· International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Foundations Level exam is desirable

· Prince 2 foundation qualification or an equivalent industry standard project management methodology is desirable

· ITIL/ITIL V3 foundations certification is desirable

· Database skills, mainly in MSSQL Server

· Experience with IIS and Apache

· Good experience with different Operating Systems, with light emphasis on Linux variants

· Good understanding of object-oriented programming, J2EE architecture

· Knowledge of automated testing tools, like WinRunner, QTP, Rational Robot

· Must demonstrate an understanding of IP networking, protocols such as HTTP and HTTPS, firewalls, routers

· Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously

· Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated

· Punctual, regular and consistent attendance

· Basic knowledge of project management standards and techniques

· Basic technical knowledge on the project's aspects

· Good reporting methods

· Strong understanding of project management and support issues including managing risks issues quality and actions logs

· Solid understanding of testing practices

· Strong cross group collaboration abilities

· Excellent problem solving, debugging/troubleshooting skills

Please get in touch today to learn more about the role and project.

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