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IT Quality Assurance Engineer

Posted: 18 Mar 2021 Closes: 17 Apr 2021
Oldbury, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999739248331

Area: West Midlands
Department: IT
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days (Monday - Friday Only)
Company Description

DPD is one of the fastest growing express parcel delivery companies in the UK, with a turnover of over £1.5 billion. As a multi award-winning company that has been voted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for eight years running, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and be the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

Job Role

Our Solutions Architect Manager is currently recruiting for a first class IT Quality Assurance Engineer to join and strengthen their existing team. This role will be based from our offices in Oldbury.

Key Responsibilities will include;
  • Understanding software change diagrams written in UML, Archimate and BPMN

  • Estimate, prioritise and plan testing activities within project time scales

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test suites and regression packs

  • Execute tests according to the test suite, including regression tests where appropriate

  • Collaborate with Solutions Architects and developers to validate designs and implementation

  • Work with UI/UX to ensure implemented screens match the specification

  • Identify, record, document and track bugs working with developers to monitor progress

  • Troubleshoot issues to gather information and find the source

  • Communicate testing status to the product team


About You

To be considered for this role you must have experience as a QA Engineer or similar role, knowledge of test management software (e.g. qTest, Zephyr) and QA methodologies, tools and processes is essential.

Your naturally strong communication and organisational skills will be fully utilised in this role as will your ability to effectively prioritise, multitask and problem solve. We would also expect you to have
  • Working well in a team and adhering to principles and values
  • Analyse and apply your expertise of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Adapting and responding to change, as well as coping well with pressure and setbacks
  • Attention to detail and problem solving aptitude
  • Experience working with cloud technologies and an ability to investigate bugs.
  • Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Additional Information

Job Specifics

Full clean driving licence is required


In return you can look forward to an attractive remuneration package to include a competitive basic salary. You will have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000's of retailers.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer



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