Software Engineer/ Tester - Arabic Speaker - 5 Months Contract

Manpower Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP647-2673

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• With direction, implements policy and contributes to the attainment of business results to implement the approved UAT Test Plan
• Preparing initial high level view of the UAT Schedule/Sprint cycles
• Writing UAT plan documents for each project they are coordinating (including a detailed schedule)
• Manage and coordinate the UAT preparation stage of the project
• Ensuring business requirements are (SMART) specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and testable
• Working closely with the Business Analyst community to understand the E2E Business Process and how use cases will be developed
• Understanding and have full appreciation of requirements traceability
• Work with Business analysts and business users and development teams to ensure the risk based assessments are undertaken
• Ensure environment requirements are clear in the UAT plan
• Assisting the Testing Manager with estimating timescales and effort
• Working with the Business Analyst to document test data requirements and arranging these requirements with the relevant parties. And where not available raising the relevant risks with the Test Manager/Project manager
• Run entry criteria meetings, document the outcome and communicate to Project Manager any outstanding items
• Coordinate the test execution phase in conjunction with the sprints/project plan
• Providing clear and definitive management reports at the end of each day’s execution so that all key stakeholders have a full understanding of the status of UAT and any issues identified.
• Write test exit reports on behalf of the business
• Make recommendation of improvements to the UAT process through lessons learnt and defect root cause analysis sessions
• Provide meeting notes and minutes for all meetings arranged and to ensure actions arising from those meetings are followed up until they are closed.
• Liaising with other departments in relation to UAT.
• Assist with the creation of defects in accordance with the defect management plan
• Attend (when required) daily defect triage meeting and look to explain the defects that they have found.
• Assist the business analysts to agree defect severity and priority during defect triage sessions
• Running workshops/sessions with users who may have little or no testing experience
• Formulating and expanding Test Use Cases/Test Scenarios (some new and some from existing use cases/test scenarios)
• Participate in lessons learnt workshops post UAT
• Participate in ‘Defect Root Cause Analysis’ workshops i.e. post UAT


• Proven ability in working across multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural diverse work environments
• Strong analytical background and proven ability in analytical rigor, including being able to contextualise data into business activities and conclusions
• Working within financial industry and the systems used by staff
• Supporting and mentoring business teams to aid them in undertaking of UAT activities
• Reviewing and providing feedback on key project documentation such as requirements, use cases, technical specifications, procedural documents
• Creating scenarios and scripts from requirements documents and discussions with SME’s
• Scoping of scenario/scripts to ensure suitable coverage for UAT
• Defect management within the tools QC and Jira
• Traceability of scripts to the requirements
• Creation of Test plans and completion reports
• Creation of reports including progress v plan, defect stats and written summary of progress and challenges
• Working with Development teams and Business Analyst to discuss defects etc
• Raising and managing risks around testing

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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