QA Tester at Cognizant, West Sussex, £Contract Rate

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  • 106-108 South Rd, Haywards Heath RH16 4LL, UK
  • Apr 30, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Job Summary:We are looking for a highly-skilled and driven Senior QA Engineer with automation skills and innovation using new capabilities to help us build a global platform that will form a backbone of digital landscape. We are building the platform as a set of microservices communicating via a mixture of synchronous APIs and asynchronous messaging, and we need someone who can help us evolve our testing landscape to ensure that our platform grows in a sustainable way, delivering business value faster and adapting rapidly to change.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design review and requirement grooming
  • Provide inputs and raise clarification on requirements/ design artifacts
  • Prepare test scenarios and maintain traceability of test cases to requirements
  • Execute test cases to validate requirements
  • Analyse test results and raise defects appropriately
  • Prepare reports related to the software testing carried out and report to stakeholders on a daily basis
  • Conduct defect triage calls and ensure closure of defects.
  • Automate test cases as required and execute the same for regression testing

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of functional, system integration, performance and security testing
  • Experience and knowledge of microservices architecture together with patterns of application integration
  • Understanding and experience of a DevOps approach to software development with good working knowledge of build and test automation tools and approaches
  • Hands-on coding skills - ideally with knowledge of Java, Selenium, Cucumber, BDD,Postman

Essential Skills:

  • Strong end to end functional testing knowledge
  • Capable of creating comprehensive Test strategy, test plan for large programs
  • Domain knowledge in credit cards (Customer acquisition, Authorization, Transaction processing, Settlement, Disputes etc)
  • Automation knowledge
  • API testing knowledge
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills.

Technical skill set:

Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, Protractor, Junit/TestNG, Hybrid, Data Driven frameworks, Jasmine, Soap UI, Postman, Jira, Rally, Quality Center, Jmeter, Load Runner,One Amex


Nice to Have Skills:

  • DB testing and API testing knowledge would be preferred.
  • Performance testing and DevOps knowledge is add on.


  • 5+ years of experience

Travel required

Burgess Hill


About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.