Test Engineer, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 5229
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Test Engineer - Glasgow

Technology - IT- Testing
Ref: 5229 Date Posted: Monday 30 Apr 2018
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Test Engineer

You will be part of the development team based at our Glasgow headquarters and will report to your assigned team lead.

Your Role

The thing that makes your position so important in Equator is you take an active role on projects. You assume ownership and responsibility for the quality of solutions being developed for out clients and give them confidence that the solutions we develop for them meet and exceed their expectations.

Your responsibilities in Detail:

Code Quality

  • Follow testing best practice guidelines to ensure that best quality is delivered for our clients and that company process and compliance requirements are met.
  • Use appropriate testing tools and / or strategies to verify that our individual and team outputs met requirements
  • Participate in (and encourage) regular reviews of our tooling and processes to ensure project efficiency and project resilience

Project Contribution

  • Provide testing expertise at the earliest possible point in projects
  • Provide ideas and innovative solutions during brainstorming and scoping sessions
  • Question requirements. Ensure all work has a clear acceptance criteria and estimates prior to commencing work
  • Create and manage test plans.
  • Perform static analysis of project documents
  • Plan and develop automated tests for web based projects as appropriate
  • Manage the execution and reporting of all test outcomes
  • Ensure feedback to other production and client teams is timely and accurate
  • Participate in project planning and reviews to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure client requirements and expectations are met (and exceeded)
  • Provide non-technical colleagues with support to understand areas of complexity as required

Team Contribution

  • Participate in development team meetings (and academies) to share ideas, technologies and solutions with the wider team through
  • Demonstrate your relevant work at regular tribe meetings
  • Attend tribe meetings and provide positive contribution
  • Attend and participate in client meetings as required by your tribe
  • Participate in the new business process as required
  • Research and demonstrate new and emerging technologies and approaches to the test and development team.
  • Create and recommend approaches to improve testing processes
  • Engage with client test managers and leads to help coordinate activities between all interested parties.
  • Help define and shape the test team best practice guidelines to ensure that our tooling and process met and exceed industry best practices


  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
  • A positive attitude
  • A keen interest in all things digital
  • Ability to mentor and lead
  • A decisive thinker
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Strong communication skills