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Software QA Engineer (R1050658) in Brighton, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Software QA Engineer – Brighton, UK

Real-World & Analytics Solutions (RWAS Technology)

Job Description

E360™: A revolutionary, scalable and extensible web-based platform for delivering Real-World Insights, that features the world’s largest unparalleled health data collection. To find out more about E360™, please watch the YouTube video here:

In a rapidly growing technology team of 90, you as a Software QA Engineer will be playing a vital part in an agile development scrum team. The multi-functional scrum teams consist of 5 people, where you will be involved in creating and enhancing E360’s core health analytics software, that furthers and advances the pharmaceutical and governments research capabilities.

What to expect:

  • Software testing and participating in the full software development process end-to-end
  • Carrying out Agile practices such as daily stands ups, sprint planning, sprint refinements, and retrospectives
  • Working to fortnightly sprints and taking part in bi-weekly demos
  • Working alongside other team members such as Software Engineers and Product Owners to produce high quality software and systems
  • Very friendly and informal working environment
  • Regular Innovation weeks – where you are given the opportunity to work on your own project and showcase it at the end of the week

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of software testing on a variety of projects, particularly development of web apps
  • Sharp focus on product quality and meeting the objectives of a software release
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, yet also able to see ‘the bigger picture’
  • Commercial experience of working with automated testing solutions
  • Self-motivation and enthusiasm to contribute new ideas
  • Passion for improving the competency and contribution of practices in software testing
  • Test management skills – planning, efficiency of approach, bug management, progress reporting
  • Experience of regularly working with a local setup for development and testing
  • Very good communication skills; adept at discussing complex project issues with team members

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working in a commercial Agile development team
  • Experience implementing browser-driven UI automation; e.g. Selenium WebDriver
  • Experience implementing API testing and automation; e.g. Postman
  • Participation in the testing and development community beyond one’s place of work
  • Displaying an appetite for learning more about code and the technical aspects of our projects
  • Knowledge and experience applied to Continuous Integration and DevOps practices
  • Experience with dev tools such as Git, Visual Studio, SQL Server, Chrome ‘DevTools’, Octopus
  • Experience with test / project management tools such as TestRail, Jira, Trello
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject

Why Join?

Those who join us become part of a recognized global leader still willing to challenge the status quo to improve patient care. In RWAS, you will have access to the most cutting-edge technology, the largest data sets, the best analytics tools and, in our opinion, some of the finest minds in the Healthcare industry.

You can drive your career at IQVIA and choose the path that best defines your development and success. With exposure across diverse geographies, capabilities, and vast therapeutic and information and technology areas, you can seek opportunities to change and grow without boundaries.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1050658

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