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Snr. Test Engineer

  • Plaats

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    QA & Test

  • Soort baan:


  • Salaris:

    Up to €420.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Lauren Redding

  • Contact e-mailadres:


  • Referentie:

    JN -012020-85415_1578563523

  • Gepubliceerd:

    bijna 2 jaar geleden

  • Taak duur:

    6 months

  • Vervaldatum:


  • Begin datum:


  • Consultant:


Senior Test Engineer

Must have skills:

- Agile tester with ISTQB advanced certificate

- Experience in digital TV domain

- Skilled in both manual and automated testing

- BDD/ Gherkin / Cucumber / Robot framework experience

Mandatory: ISTQB ADVANCED certification

Purpose Statement:

The candidate will be fully responsible for software testing, defect management and requirements management. Should lead and self-manage Test design, planning, scripting and execution for a variety of key customer-facing and internal applications like CPE embedded user interfaces, mobile applications and websites.

The individual should be self-motivated, creative and proactive, to work successfully in a fast-paced environment including multiple platforms and architectures, diverse technologies and lab environments. The individual will work closely with developers, project managers, network engineers and other stakeholders, executing test iterations, tracking / reporting results, troubleshooting and coordinating defect resolution. The individual should have a strong understanding of SDLC processes and the QA lifecycle and methodology.

Main Responsibilities:

As a scrum team member actively participate in the grooming of requirements, impacting effort, defining acceptance criteria and developing test scripts.

  • Work together with the product owner to make sure requirements are not open for interpretation (review and rewrite requirements where necessary)
  • Breaking down business requirements to technical requirements and define testable acceptance criteria (requires full understanding of technical solution)
  • Interact with product management, project management and development teams to develop a strong understanding of the project and testing objectives
  • Needs to proactively approach product owners to both groom requirements and come to full and complete understanding of the product
  • Needs to proactively approach project managers to agree on release dates and be able to argue why dates/product is at risk

Use existing tools and techniques to execute test cases and build/script new tools for performing testing/validation function

  • Fully master Equivalence Partitioning (EP)
  • Fully master Boundary Value Analysis (BVA)
  • Fully master Decision table testing (C/E)
  • Fully master Process Cycle Testing (PCT)
  • Fully master State Transition Testing (STT)
  • Fully master Syntax Testing


  • Responsible for designing own test labs
  • Responsible for test preparation like configuring embedded hardware, installing the right components

Production environment (all countries) for supporting debug activities

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • 5 years relevant work experience in software testing.
  • Expert knowledge of functional and non-functional test techniques like those described above
  • Expert knowledge of automated testing tools like those described above
  • Expert knowledge of Agile development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills