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Senior Software Tester / Senior QA Engineer

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    QA & Testing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Justin Lewis

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Senior Software Tester / Senior QA Analyst- up to £45,000 +Bonus & Benefits

An industry leading real-time software solutions provider are looking for a Senior Software Test Analyst / Senior QA Analyst to join them and work on a range of global software projects and initiatives.

The Senior Software Test Analyst will be required to undertake their own hands-on testing in conjunction with providing support and guidance to a small team of test professional.

Additional responsibilities of the Senior Software Test Analyst will include:

  • Take the lead on QA / Software Testing team meetings.
  • Conduct appraisals of QA / Software Testing team.
  • The development and implementation of test strategies.
  • Managing expectation of the Test / QA workloads.
  • To work in a Scrum environment and liaise closely with Project team, BA's, SME's and Development colleagues as required.
  • Investigate defects and log where variances are identified.
  • Definition and documentation of each test strategy.
  • Supporting UAT and customer Testing.

The successful Senior QA Analyst / Software Tester will be required to have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of mentoring Test / QA colleagues, providing advice and promoting consistency.
  • Commercial back end Systems Integration testing experience.
  • API testing with Postman (Advantageous)
  • Commercial experience with JIRA.
  • Good understanding of testing methodologies and tools.
  • Solid experience with back end web based software applications.
  • Realistic in approach and knowledgeable on timeframes.
  • Understanding of best practise and governance.
  • Experience of Waterfall methodology.
  • Experience of operating within a Scrum software development environment.
  • Strong communication and coaching skills.

This is a great opportunity for an established Software Tester / Software QA Engineer to have significant impact in the process improvements of an already successful software company.

They offer a range of benefits including: A Bonus Scheme, Free Parking / Bus Travel, 25 Days holiday, BUPA medical, Pension Scheme, Staff Canteen.