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Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. Groupon is enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, Groupon is providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, Groupon believes that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves them forward.


Expires on 2019-08-11

Job Type Full Time Experience Needed N/A

Software Test Engineer

Groupon is looking for a Software Test Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom. If you meet the requirements below, you will be eligible to apply via Digital Marketing Community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop efficiency and quality of the QA team to ensure QA is not a bottleneck and reliable for helping deliver quality work on time.
  • Risk analysis and conveying the level of risk to the business to provide adequate information to enable informed decision making.
  • Cooperate with business analysts to review and contribute to creating functional requirements for new software deliverables and changes to existing systems.
  • Collaborate with the development team through the full development lifecycle.
  • Improve test cases, data and scripts for system tests and User Acceptance Tests, covering functional, non-functional testing and other (e.g. performance, scalability) aspects.
  • Define test conditions and plans for review based on business priorities and project/product risk.
  • Produce validation and verification of requirements, functional specifications, etc for testability and completeness.
  • Assure software is fit for purpose through the defect and vulnerability detection.
  • Lead and maintain test results, defects and resolutions.
  • Support user acceptance testing and successful implementations into production.
  • Replicate and examine the root cause of incidents in production.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and commitment, including work on delegated tasks when necessary and assist others within the company if your help is asked for.
  • Understood personal day-to-day targets in relation to the team and the business goals.
  • Triage and assist with support inquiries.
  • Execute test process improvements resulting from lessons learned and benefits surveys.
  • Communicate with the technical team to identify the best ways to leverage automated testing.
  • Support development and implementation across the software pipeline.
  • Provide new ideas and lessons learned to the technical team.

Job Requirements:

  • Testing large and complex software applications.
  • Effective experience of testing web-based applications, some experience in HTML, XML, .NET and SQL developments.
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET Framework and C#.
  • Proficient experience of building and executing database queries (SQL).
  • Application of structured testing methodologies and techniques to define test strategies..
  • Deep knowledge of typical Development Life Cycles.
  • Demonstarted understanding of Software Test Life Cycle.
  • Strong understanding of testing models including black / white box testing (i.e. boundary error checking, prediction of common failures, etc).
  • Proven experience of cross-platform testing across Web, Mobile and Tablet devices.
  • Proven track record in a non-functional testing role such as Performance, Resilience or other non-functional test types.
  • Effective test execution co-ordination.
  • Solid communication skills – verbal and written, and able to demonstrate the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly.
  • Good attitude, flexible and adaptable nature.
  • Self-motivated and able to take the initiative.
  • Confident and resourceful in the face of challenges.
  • An eye for accuracy and detail with strong analytical and debugging skills.
  • Ability to monitor and report on progress – highlighting risks and issues as appropriate in a timely fashion.
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