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Senior Quality Control Engineer

Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland Req #2226
Tuesday 1 October 2019


Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of Software Quality Testing. Able to set up, maintain, and operate test automation frameworks.
Without supervision design, authors, automates, executes, log defects, and provides status reports of application testing on Mid to High Complex Projects.



  • Collaboration with the scrum team in creating automated tests earlier in the SDLC  
  • On-going automation of manual tests and subsequent integration into automated regression test suites

  • Test Plan / Acceptance Criteria design and creation

  • Test Case creation and execution

  • Defect logging

  • Provide Estimates for QC Effort detailing breakdown of activities

  • Participates or provides leadership for multiple QC activities

  • Is self-managed to react to and provide support to both IT and business teams

  • Perform best practices/methodologies, QC and end to end testing using manual or automated tools

  • Provides advice and support to other business areas in the use of Prometric QC processes & procedures. These could include Best Practice/methodologies, QC and end to end testing or tool selection, automation and use

  • Contributes to the development of business documentation. Delivers business documents related to Prometrics QC programs that includes areas such as best practices, testing or tool support

  • Implements improvements to test techniques, projects and audit processes to create efficiencies

  • Provides input on specified test area, platform or client for readiness meeting before production push. Provides QC results, risk assessment and go/no go recommendation


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and typically 5 to 7 years’ experience in QC  
  • QC methodologies, industry best practices, software development lifecycle

  • Experience with automating test scripts using tools such as Coded UI, Selenium, Quick Test Professional, JMeter, Soap UI an advantage.

  • Experience of Microsoft development environment – Visual Studio & Team foundation Service, Azure Devops

  • Excellent oral and written communications; an ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding. Fluency in English is essential

  • Windows O/S, Browser compatibility, GIT, Azure, Oracle or rational DBs, SQL, UNIX/LINUX user commands/editors/shell scripts, web services, batch file scripting & testing C# based applications, selenium, Vmware, developing API and Service level tests.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with keen attention to detail

  • Is proficient in the use of the supported SQA tool suite.

  • Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office packages

  • Exposure to Behaviour Driven Development and Testing

  • Experience of working with Agile/DevOps process management methodology.

  • Formal training in SQA methods e.g. ISTQB training.

  • Attends conferences and/or user groups; belongs to professional organizations e.g. SoftTest Ireland, ISTB, and Vivit etc.

  • Has good to excellent knowledge of most of the following:

    • Oracle or rational DBs, SQL, UNIX/LINUX user commands/editors/shell scripts, web services, batch file scripting & testing c# based applications

In addition to a competitive salary, Prometric offer the following Benefits;

  • Company paid health insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Free Parking
  • Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Social club

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland