The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is a world leader in global business intelligence. We help businesses, the financial sector and governments to understand how the world is changing and how that creates opportunities to be seized and risks to be managed.
At our heart is a 50 year forward look, a global forecast of the majority of the worlds economies, we seek to analyse the future and deliver that insight through multiple channels and insights, allowing our clients to take better trading, investment and policy decisions.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (eiu.com) are transitioning to operating with agile product teams and adopting cloud native engineering practices and we need your help.
As a QA Engineer you will improve how we continuously deliver our applications ensuring best practice, testing and quality of our systems.
Were changing, embedding alternate data sources such as GPS and satellite data into our forecasting, products will increasingly be tailored to individual clients, driven by some of the most innovative data in the market.
A highly collaborative team of Product Managers, Customer Experience and Product Engineering is being created with a focus on creating business and customer value driven by real time analytics alongside our traditional products.
Accountabilities How you will contribute Execute the testing of business applications by developing, publishing and implementing test plans for complex commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications, such ascom, Conga Composer, Eloqua and Cvent Execute functional and Non-Functional testing (GUI, Usability, Compatibility, Performance security) Execute the internal regression testing process to ensure no existing business functionality is affected by feature development Work closely with our vendors to analyse and improve existing procedures defined within their development lifecycle Uphold test standards, ensuring all audit requirements are met Test documentation creation and maintenance (test plans, test cases, and checklists) Create reports on test results and software product quality Execute test estimation Liaise with the development team and key business users in Agile development projects attending scrum review meeting and develop targeted test plans and cases Work with developers to help them become better testers Ensure your testing approach will be exploratory and risk-based, favouring the discovery and communication of information over the creation of test artefact Helping define and roll out improvements to testing and quality processes across both tech team and wider company Work towards more efficient ways of testing using the best tools / methodologies.
Experience, skills and professional attributes The ideal skills for this role are Ability to develop and maintain automated test suites which take our time to delivery down without impacting quality.
In-depth experience of test planning, analysis, and scripting Mobile app QA experience Experience of testing within an Agile environment, adapting quickly to changing situations Leading testing efforts, execution, and reporting, across multiple concurrent projects Experienced QA Engineer, with previous experience of large scale web applications, who understand that testing is far more than just checking it works.