Quality Assurance & Release Management Executive

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  19 Dec, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-50660

Job Description

As part of the expansion of its Quality Assurance Department, PTL Ltd is seeking to recruit an experienced QA Tester and Release Management Executive to join the Product Engineering team.

The QA and Release Management Executive creates test strategies, identifies and develops test plans against system specifications, estimates test efforts and prioritises test activities to maximise quality within project constraints, creates test cases and scenarios in line with industry standards, and maximises the use of testing tools to track and maintain testing issues.

The role’s responsibilities also include reviewing testing processes and implementing improvements, creating testing documentation and release notes, and continually updating release schedules for all products to be communicated with internal and external stakeholders. Developing software to test and automate also falls within the remit of the Quality Assurance and Release Management Executive role.

PTL is a long-established IT company providing enterprise-level IT solutions in Malta and it forms part of 1923 Investments plc. PTL partners major names like IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Lenovo, and NCR. PTL has a team of more than 60 dynamic professionals, experts in business integration, enterprise-wide solutions and contracted outsourcing. PTL’s multi-disciplinary team services a prestigious client base in Malta.

The Requirements
Candidates must have a minimum of two years QA and Release Management experience, as well as one-year software development. The preferred candidate must share PTL’s passion for quality assurance, understand the capacity of Release Management, and must work well in a team environment.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at all levels and be able to demonstrate experience in software testing tools and techniques and release management processes and execution. An ability to work independently with a drive for customer success and a desire to learn and stay abreast of new technologies is essential. A clear understanding of testing processes and techniques and the ability to develop and revise workflows are requirements.

Preference will be given to candidates who have a degree in Information Systems or related fields, ISTQB certification/s, skills in conducting a successful business analysis and skills in software development preferably in Microsoft .Net technologies.

In addition to an attractive remuneration package, PTL offers an exciting working environment with a collaborative culture. PTL is committed to ongoing investment in staff development.