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Tester

  • Location

    Winchester

  • Sector:

    Software Delivery

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Archer

  • Contact email:

    charlotte@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ33346_1641588291

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-06

  • Client:

    ClientDrop

My client are an industry leading software house providing enterprise level software nationwide. They are seeking a Tester to work with their already busy team to help to work towards a successful test strategy.

As a successful Tester you will be responsible for:

  • Providing Quality Assurance and testing expertise
  • Working with stakeholders to identify risk based tests in an agile methodology
  • Contributing to maintenance of current regression scripts impacted by assigned projects
  • When needed, running manual/automation technical tests as part of the assigned projects
  • Working with the Test Lead to introduce new tools / techniques in testing, improving test coverage, reducing testing time and improving defect identification.
  • Working with the project to provide analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and translating into test and quality solutions.
  • Providing accurate and timely test status reports
  • Providing QA support to the Scrum Teams for the execution of tests during the development phase under the management of a Scrum Master.
  • Define capability improvement opportunities for the testing organization

As a successful Tester you should hold:

  • Good general standard of education.
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate software testing - advantageous.

As a successful Tester you should have experience in:

  • Implementing complex test plans in a variety of environments
  • Testing lifecycle, phase test objectives, entry/exit acceptance criteria and Risk-based approaches to the testing lifecycle definition.
  • Working in pressured environment to strict deadlines.
  • Insurance or Broker background - advantageous.
  • Working as an automation tester - Desirable.
  • Coding with C#, .NET, Java or Ruby
  • Automation Experience with Calabash, Xamarin or Appium and a knowledge of Selenium & Cucumber/Specflow
  • Knowledge of XML and SQL Server - advantageous.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Test Management tools
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional Scrum team.

This is a great chance to join a growing company offering excellent career prospects and a comprehensive benefits package. Paying a salary of up to £30,000 depending on experience, based in Winchester and is commutable from Southampton, Eastleigh, Andover, Whitchurch, Alton, Chichester, Portsmouth, Fareham, Lymington, Bournemouth, Salisbury, Basingstoke and surrounding.