Test Engineer - Kineo

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 31/05/2019

Kineo is a market-leader in the elearning industry. We’re growing fast and are busy expanding our global presence. Our motto? ‘Stirring things up’ – we love doing what we do! Kineo has been providing learning solutions for over ten years and part of City & Guilds for almost five. We help the world's leading businesses and organisations improve performance through learning and technology, providing a wide range of world-class elearning, consultancy, development and support services. We partner with clients all over the world, with offices in the UK, APAC, South Africa and the US.

Job Description:

This is a great opportunity for a tester with a software engineering way of thinking! You'll have either basic automation knowledge or an enthusiasm for automation and a will to take it further.

You'll work in our Kineo Client Service team to ensure successful execution of testing is carried out for client facing bugs and change requests. You'll also maintain and monitor ongoing regression test packs for clients, including being part of the test automation strategy for such regression.

Skills Range:

The Tester will undertake a range of tasks associated with the ongoing support of existing client systems and their change requests and bug fixes. So you'll typically be involved in:

  • The testing, reporting and verification of issues identified throughout products and services created and supported by Kineo
  • Servicing a queue of client facing change request and bug fix testing and verification
  • Working closely with Client Services Engineers and Account Managers
  • Creating and executing test scripts in a Gherkin format
  • Handling day-to-day Client Services queries, requests and estimations of work
  • Ensuring knowledge of Kineo products and their features is maintained and that you raise awareness of training needs that would otherwise affect the quality level of services delivered
  • Ad-hoc testing projects or tasks relating to Moodle / Totara development as agreed
  • Working with a Behat PHP test automation framework using existing pre-written contexts, and work on creating new ones into a library
  • Usage of Behat PHP test framework to automate user steps from test cases
  • Supporting the Head of Testing & QA on leading continuous improvement and other initiatives in line with Learning Platform objectives.
Person Specification:
  • A really good understanding of data led software testing
  • The ability to model test data and design testing scenarios
  • Experience of working as a software tester within a technical environment
  • Experience of test case creation and execution, a good understanding of bug tracking systems
  • Experience or a real interest in test automation preferably Gherkin/Cucumber, Behat/Selenium – and would like a chance to take this further
  • Unix/Linux usage at a command line
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • A knowledge of server technologies
  • May have previously used Moodle/Totara or any other LMS.
Key Area: Testing and QA 19-4099.01Testing and QA
Salary: £25,485 to £31,149+
Attendance: Full-Time

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