Posted: Posted 266 days ago

Product Quality Assurance Engineer

Salford Quays, Manchester

The Role
A quality testing role ensuring that all consumer facing products are fully tested and understood before release to the TalkTalk customer base. This role identifies issues and bugs and facilitates a resolution (fix). It is a preventative role saving the TalkTalk business customer contacts and therefore cost. Products are also improved over time as new iterations go through a quality cycle which breeds customer loyalty and commercial success.


  • Identify user scenarios based on high level requirements, establishing quality criteria throughout all projects
  • Creating thorough test plans, test cases and test exit reports on all projects
  • Data Collection, Problem Solving, Analysis And Publication Of Test Results Working To Industry Best Standards.
  • Running projects through the strategic test and bug management suites
  • Vendor and stakeholder management
  • Competently and efficiently executing test cases across a number of different products and environments in the telco and ISP arena
  • Have the flexibility to work with both the classic waterfall and also Agile testing methods
  • Work with the team to develop and roll out new test automation strategy and framework


  • Three or more years work experience in hands on quality assurance testing role
  • Expertise with test methodologies & frameworks
  • Technical background
  • Good experience with different Operating Systems, with emphasis on Unix variants
  • Must be proactive, have collaborative approach and understanding of what needs to be automated to get maximum return on automation investment.
  • ISEB Foundation certification
  • Methodical and organised work approach

Be great to have:

  • ISEB Practitioner certification
  • An understanding of the telecom industry
  • Understanding of automation methodologies and tools, for example Selenuim
  • Good scripting skills in common languages like ┬áJAVA, Python
  • Understanding how automation can be applied to test requirements
  • Understanding of IP networking, protocols such as HTTP and HTTPS, firewalls, routers, etc.
  • Experience with Spira, MTM, Jira and or Bugzilla test and bug management suites
  • Knowledge of standards such as TR-069 and TR-100

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