Software Development Engineer in Test, Skype Home

Skype - London, GB

Posted 692 days ago
  • Experience
    Not Applicable
  • Job function
    Information Technology, Engineering
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Information Technology and Services
  • Employer job ID
    794470-81036
  • Job ID
    3202637

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Job description

Job Category: Software Engineering: Test
Location: London, GB
Job ID: 794470-81036
Division: Skype

Software Development Engineer in Test, Skype Home Job

The Brief:

Do you want to work on a product, which is used by millions of people every day? Every accomplishment you make in your work life reflects directly on other people’s daily life and you can see how you can change things in this world? Well, here is your chance! Skype is rapidly growing software with millions of users. Want to be a part highly skilled and motivated team? Work in an inspiring and every day challenging atmosphere? Apply for this position!

The Business Specific brief:

Skype is quickly expanding its product line and becoming more global every day. Skype Home is integral part of our flagship products that is used by millions of people every day and ensuring its quality is our topmost priority.
You would be working closely with other testers and developers in an agile product team, ensuring that the end users will get the product with highest quality.

As Skype is a global company with offices around the globe, communication with people from different parts of the world is a big part of Quality Engineers daily work and good communication skills are essential.

Job purpose:

The main purpose of this role is to test and improve the quality of the Skype Home product. She/he needs to work closely with the development team to ensure high quality of testing.

Software Development Engineer in Test, Skype Home QE, is responsible for activities such as:

Testing functional and non-functional requirements of Skype Home product on Windows and Mac platform
Creating test plans and preparing test cases for feature sets and new functionality
Finding, reporting and managing bugs and doing bug reviews

Knowledge and experience:

JavaScript, HTML and JSON testing experience
API and web services testing experience
Experience of participating in software development life cycle and building desktop applications
Good knowledge of testing methodologies and processes
Windows and Mac OS knowledge on heavy-user level
A working knowledge of Agile Development or an enthusiasm to learn
Excellent written and oral communication skills (English is a must, other languages a plus)

Essential qualifications:

Bachelor Degree
2 years of testing experience
Experience working in a global company is a plus
Salary: Competitive
Posting date: 27th July 2012
Closing Date: 24th August 2012

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About this company

Skype
Skype is about breaking down the barriers to communication and we're doing it with technology that is inventive, dependable, easy to use and affordable. We're passionate about impacting the world and even more excited to be part of a new generation of brands that are revolutionising (and disrupting!) the 21st century. Everyday Skype enables 100's of millions of people to be together, even when they're apart. We're global thinkers with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Moscow, New York, Palo Alto, Prague, Singapore, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tartu and Tokyo. Our wonderful offices are relaxed, funky, innovative and dog friendly - we're more like family around here. A super productive bunch, we are performance driven and dedicated to unleashing wonder!

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