Application Tester

Job Type: Contract
Posted: over 4 years ago
Contact: May Anne Ramos
Reference: 195100_1558574958

Our Client

  • A familiar brand in Singapore's public-sector industry.
  • Contract period of 18 months with 12 + 12 months as an option
  • Attractive contract package and benefits (18 days AL, performance bonus, etc.)

The Opportunity

He or she will be part of the In-house Agile IT team to infuse quality mind-set and ensure software quality build throughout the development and maintenance phase of the project, where he or she will:

  • Develop and establish quality assurance deliverables and testing framework, including create and maintain test plans and test cases in accordance with changing requirements, throughout development;
  • Create and maintain automated test framework to support continuous development and testing, such as prepare test environment, maintain functional testing script in accordance with changing requirements;
  • Conduct system integration tests with external parties, validate the output and expected outcome e.g. data to and from external parties' systems and feedback on improvement requirement;
  • Conduct extensive manual functional /exploratory testing, including browser testing and system integration tests with other modules;
  • Conduct performance and load tests, validate the output and expected outcomes and feedback on improvement required;
  • Conduct application performance and security testing to ensure we have a robust and secured system in place;
  • Conduct impact analysis of defect fixes discovered during manual or automated tests, validate completed stories pass the acceptance criteria, raising defects as needed and work with development team to improve the expected behavior and test cases;
  • Work with Business Analyst on UAT data preparation and support;
  • Work collaboratively with the rest of the technical and business team, including understanding the business/user requirements to facilitate testing and system build quality, participating in desk-checks to do early validation and verify completeness of story, as well as participate in showcases to demonstrate tested stories;

Your Background

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary education (Degree or Diploma) in relevant field is preferred
  • Hands-on experience in one or more of the followings is preferred:
    • Application exploratory testing and regression test automation
    • o Application performance testing
    • o Application security testing
  • Have SQL scripting skills
  • Have relevant knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Hands-on experience with software testing including automated functional testing tools such as Cucumber, Robot Framework, Fitness, Selenium, Maven, Capybara is preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with performance testing tools such as JMeter, Gatling or enterprise level testing tools (HP LoadRunner) will be an added advantage
  • Hands-on Experience with penetration testing tools like ZAP, Burp Suite, SQL Map, etc or enterprise level pentest tools (HP WebInspect, Nessus or CheckMarx) will be an added advantage
  • Certified Software Testing Professional and/or Certified Software Quality Analyst will be an added advantage.
  • Experience doing testing in Agile development process will be an added advantage
  • Experience in programming in Java/Perl/Python/Ruby on Rails will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good presentation and listening skills
  • Good writing skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Meticulous attention to details
  • Able to multi-task, take initiative and work independently with multiple stakeholders
  • Candidates must be open to 18 months with 12 + 12 months as an option

Interested candidates please submit your CV to or apply online.