Location: Paço de Arcos, Portugal
Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.
Thales Portugal is a Competence Centre of the Thales Group, whose mission is to integrate and develop solutions and products for Thales projects worldwide. Having around 220 specialized human resources Thales Portugal has a strong capability to design, develop, and deploy systems and services efficiently in the Defence, Security (Critical Information Systems, Critical Infrastructure and Banking) and Transportation markets.
We are looking for a passionate and proactive Software Tester to join our Product Development’s Integration and Verification Team. In this role you will be responsible to perform a subset of all the software engineering activities required to integrate, verify and manage the evolutions for a new product to the Transportation market. An active participation in team decisions to continuously improve software, methods and product quality is expected.
As a Software Tester you will participate in the planning, preparation, execution and reporting of testing activities.
Your duties will include but not limited to:
Identify business risks from written requirements/ user stories;
Design test cases to evaluate the design, behavior, interactions and performance against the specifications;
Execute different types of testing (e.g. functional, integration, end-to-end) on different platforms (web, API) to ensure the quality, reliability and scalability of our solution;
Identify, analyze and report defects, errors and inconsistencies in software outputs and follow up on them until closure,
Prepare test reports and produce release documentation;
Contribute to defining best testing practices and promote the adoption of new testing techniques for our team.
Skills and Experience Required:
MSc / BS degrees in Computer Science, Engineering or similar;
At least 2 years of experience as a QA Tester;
Good knowledge of software development lifecycle, quality assurance software testing and elaboration of test cases;
API Testing experience with SOAPUI, Postman or equivalent;
Experience in using/ creating Gherkin scenarios (Behaviour Driven Development);
Experience with GIT;
Project experience using Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban);
Knowledge of JIRA;
Experience with test management tools (e.g. Xray, TestRail)
ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation (bonus);
Excellent communicator with strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
Fast learner, willing to experiment new technologies and processes;
Fluency in English (spoken and written).
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