The Estee Lauder Companies QA Analyst in Fareham, United Kingdom

QA Analyst

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


The QA Tester will work with Engineers locally and globally will contribute to the development of a growing portfolio of ecommerce sites. This person is responsible for the End to End QA of site redesigns, as well functional QA on new features and enhancements to existing web sites and new business launches.

When testing a new piece of software, it'll be up to you to try as best you can to ‘break’ it. You will work alongside highly experienced and talented Engineers, Designers and Project Managers. The role will involve testing our E-commerce Sites and back-end systems to ensure they are working in accordance to specifications. You will support the QA cycle and raise any issues and re-test issues as advised by the Project Management and Engineering team.

Must have the ability to priorities their time effectively, to deliver projects on time and to specification. You will have good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, and a sharp attention to detail.

They will also be expected to form strong relationships with peers in our Local & Global team, and be comfortable working in a collaborative fashion to achieve common goals.

Candidates must be willing to occasionally work extended hours when required, and be available to support deployments outside of business hours when needed.

The main duties of the QA Analyst are as follows:

  • Manual testing of new software features and regression testing of the wider system

  • Write detailed test cases based on product feature specifications

  • Manage defects, improvements and test cases in Test Rail

  • Work with other team members to contribute to system design, find the best technical solutions to defects and introduce improvements

  • Interrogate SQL database to verify data quality

  • Create test scenarios for changed software and develop existing test scripts.

  • Create test plans for both product feature areas and software, plan for test design, and test execution throughout a project.

  • Analyse, document, and submit issues to the relevant tracking systems discovered during testing with clear reproduction steps.

  • Analyse, document, and submit issues to the relevant tracking systems reported by customer sites with clear reproduction steps by means of a triage process.

  • Analysis of test results to ensure existing functionality has not been compromised and recommend corrective action.


Technical Skills:

  • BSc in computer science, experience in a similar role.

  • Design, execute and maintain comprehensive test cases to cover a wide range of applications and ensure each is of the highest possible standard.

  • Plan, develop, and execute system and regression level testing scenarios and also measure system performance on multi-user platforms through manual test scenarios and provide improvement recommendations.

  • Knowledge in Middleware, Integration, SAP ERP and Web based applications would be advantageous.

  • Should have an understanding of automation tools and frameworks (Using Selenium is preferred)

  • Experience in Quality Management Software and Processes. (Jira, Test Rail, Quality Centre etc.)

  • Monitor product quality and reject non-compliant software and test user experience side of web sites developed.

  • Understanding of SQL and database management systems is advantageous.

  • Comfortable in both Waterfall & Agile methodologies.

  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing highly desirable.

Personal Skills:

  • ‘Can do’ positive attitude to any situation, with the ability to problem solve under pressure.

  • Creative solving of technical problems – to ensure the ability translate technical requirements test cases.

  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team.

  • Clear communicator (written and verbal). To communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders.

  • Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables – ensures the ability to find the bad defects and bugs quickly.

Job: Information Technology / GIS

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-GB-ENG-Fareham

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 1810848