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Senior Software Quality Engineer

Company: PAREXEL
Location: Nottingham, England,United Kingdom
Reference: 49634BR
Closing Date: 18 Feb 19
Type: Not Specified
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industry’s solutions provider and we help customers accelerate the drug development process through innovation. Our product portfolio is built on leading-edge technology and is combined with extensive medical and clinical expertise. As the technology subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation, we're able to leverage our massive investment in technology with our parent company's wealth of hands-on clinical expertise. ...

Requirements:

PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industry’s solutions provider and we help customers accelerate the drug development process through innovation. Our product portfolio is built on leading-edge technology and is combined with extensive medical and clinical expertise. As the technology subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation, we're able to leverage our massive investment in technology with our parent company's wealth of hands-on clinical expertise.

This role is based in our new modern state of the art office in Nottingham city centre which has excellent transport links and has a great working environment and the feel of an innovative technology company.
The role will be accountable to validate and maintain the software quality within PAREXEL Informatics. This role will provide key inputs for validation during software development lifecycle (SDLC). Another key aspect of the role is the contribution to the continuous improvement of the function within the Scaled Agile Framework, and as such the role must be oriented towards team work in an emerging and flexible environment.

Key Accountabilities:

Business Process Testing

  • Specifies and develops test scenarios to test that new/updated processes deliver improved ways of working for the end user at the same time as delivering efficiencies and planned business benefits.
  • Records and analyses test results, and reports any unexpected or unsatisfactory outcomes.
  • Uses test plans and outcomes to specify user instructions.
Programming/Software Development
  • Designs, codes, tests, corrects, and documents simple programs, or scripts and assists in the implementation of software which forms part of a properly engineered information or communications system.
Quality assurance
  • Investigates and documents the internal control of specified aspects of automated or partly automated processes, and assesses compliance with the relevant standard.
Testing
  • Reviews requirements and specifications, and defines test conditions.
  • Designs test cases and test scripts under own direction, mapping back to pre-determined criteria, recording and reporting outcomes.
  • Analyses and reports test activities and results.
  • Identifies and reports issues and risks associated with own work.
QualificationsSkills:
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
  • Shows Initiative and self-confidence, is adaptable and is able to cope with changing and evolving priorities.
  • Must have the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Manages provision of consultancy services. In own areas of expertise, provides advice and guidance to consultants and/or the customer or other stakeholders through involvement in the delivery of consultancy services
  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of specific specialism in the field, and provides expert advice regarding their application.
Education:
  • Degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, or Computer Science field, or equivalent.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Desired knowledge of framework and good practices like OWASP (Open WEB Application Security Project), ISO 24772
  • Desired knowledge of methods like threat modelling applied to software development
  • Desired knowledge of security risks for software development
  • Some automation skills, process improvement skills and performance testing knowledge
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (preferably Scrum)
In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading-edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.

Apply today to begin your journey!Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
  • Shows Initiative and self-confidence, is adaptable and is able to cope with changing and evolving priorities.
  • Must have the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Manages provision of consultancy services. In own areas of expertise, provides advice and guidance to consultants and/or the customer or other stakeholders through involvement in the delivery of consultancy services
  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of specific specialism in the field, and provides expert advice regarding their application.
Education:
  • Degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, or Computer Science field, or equivalent.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Desired knowledge of framework and good practices like OWASP (Open WEB Application Security Project), ISO 24772
  • Desired knowledge of methods like threat modelling applied to software development
  • Desired knowledge of security risks for software development
  • Some automation skills, process improvement skills and performance testing knowledge
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (preferably Scrum)
In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading-edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.

Apply today to begin your journey!

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Contact Information:

Address:  PAREXEL International
The Quays
101-105 Oxford Road
Uxbridge
Middlesex
UB8 1LZ
England
Tel:  +44 1895 238000
Fax:  +44 1895 238494
Website:  Visit Our Web Site
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