Tester

Posted 07 January 2022
Salary Up to £30000 per annum
LocationWinchester
Job type Permanent
DisciplineITSoftware Delivery
ReferenceHQ33346_1641588291
Contact NameCharlotte Archer

Job description

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.