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Software Test Engineer

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £40000 per annum + plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Luke McNamara

  • Contact email:

    lukem@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LM30376_1571760959

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-21

Software Test Engineer (Bristol)

Are you interested in a Software Test Engineer role where you will:

*Work for a market leading multi-national conglomerate
*Work with the latest technology in r&d
*Be a part of a dynamic and fast paced environment
*Work in an environment with vast opportunities for progression and growth

My client are a leading provider of instrumentation tools who are now looking to recruit to their already busy Testing team.

As a successful Software Test Engineer you will be responsible for:

*Providing the software and embedded software test specifications, test cases and test automation suites necessary to provide robust and reliable software.
*Work within the software team using agile methods, participating in sprint planning, sprint reviews and retrospectives. Estimate tasks, write test test schedules, write and execute story tests. Automate new functional tests cases and run automated regression tests.
*To ensure that the testing follows laid down Codes of Practice, software procedures and project life cycle methodologies following ISO9000 and TickIT standards.

As a successful Software Test Engineer you should have:

*Recent proven manual testing experience.
*Experience of the Microsoft Development Stack (TFS, Visual Studio, Test Manager) would be advantageous.
*Windows programming in C#, Visual Basic, C++ or any scripting language using object oriented methodologies would be an advantage.
*Understanding of software design methodologies, notably Agile and Scrum software design principles would be useful.
*Exposure to automation test principles would be beneficial.

For this role my client is looking for someone who is on their way to senior status, with experience managing the testing across all developers, rather than managing people, and experience of reviewing tests, and determining best approaches.

*Circa £40,000,
*My client continues to support and develop their employees by improving their skills, knowledge and performance by in-house, on-the-job training, and external training;
*We value entrepreneurship and commitment by offering real career possibilities;
*You become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of our work processes;
*Flexi-time (core hours 10.00am - 12.00pm and 2.00pm - 3.00pm) to help you to achieve a good work-life balance commutable from Bristol, Cheltenham, Bath, Gloucester, Worcester, Avon, Bath, Somerset, Tewkesbury, Swindon, Chippenham, Weston-Super-Mare, Cirencester, Newport and Cardiff.

We do also operate a referral scheme so if you do know a Software Test Engineer then please do get in touch!