A telecom company is looking for an individual with development background to join their Quality Assurance Team.


The primary responsibility of the Quality Assurance Team would be to act as a customer representative in Quality Assurance Activities of new technology products and services. To perform this this role s/he would be responsible for;

  • Vetting and reviewing design documents submitted by product architects and owners.
  • Estimating efforts for all phases of the testing cycles.
  • Designing, authoring and executing test scripts.
  • Recording and documenting all test outcomes and defects in the issue tracking system.
  • Adhering to test plans, task assignments and providing status reports as required.
  • Taking a pro-active and dynamic approach towards problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Extracting and reporting status updates and KPIs to the QA Team Lead and Project Managers.
  • Gathering and managing all the necessary documentation related to quality assurance such as test results and project release documents.
  • Maintaining a healthy communication with all project stakeholders.
  • Regularly measuring the quality of deliverables from the development teams and vendors to provide useful KPIs to the technology managers.
  • Ensuring that products adhere to the agreed functional / non-functional specifications and the final product is fit for purpose and use.
  • Proposing improvements and suggestions across the board to encourage a CI mindset.
  • Assuming an active role in post-mortem and improvement meetings from a quality perspective.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A degree or an equivalent certification in Computer Science or a related field.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in software testing or similar roles.
  • Practical experience of testing tools such as SoapUI, Jmeter and mobile app emulators.
  • Practical knowledge of SQL DML queries using Toad for Oracle, MSSQL Studio or any similar database clients.
  • Knowledge of basic UNIX commands and clients.
  • An ability to call RESTful and SOAP services and understand JSON and XML structures.
  • A good understanding of software architecture principles and IT infrastructures
  • Excellent command of the MS Office tools.
  • Working experience with issue and time tracking tools such as JIRA.
  • An intuitive skill and ability to troubleshoot, investigate and find root cause issues.
  • Excellent writing, fluent oral communication and ability to work with an international team.
  • An ISTQB certification will be considered as an asset.
  • Knowledge in automation and performance testing will be considered an asset.

Skills in software development principles will be considered an asset.

More information can be obtained from: https://www.castilleresources.com/jobs/software-developer-in-test-