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Software Tester

  • Location:

    Fareham, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Infrastructure Support

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jake Dare

  • Contact Email:

    jakedare@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    40000

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job Ref:

    JD/VR/08965_1533915319

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-24

This is an opportunity for a Software Tester to work within a data processing and big data environment.

You will design, build and maintain manual and automated test frameworks for web and desktop applications.

As Software Tester you will;

  • Design, test and develop new features from internal and external customer requests, including acceptance criteria and constraints in accordance to the software development style and quality guidelines.
  • Participate in code review of own and other developer's code in accordance with code review guidelines.
  • Manage own workload of jobs as tasked by the Data Scientist Team Leader using task management tools.
  • Identify and propose process and system improvements.
  • Involvement in verification and sign-off process of software releases.
  • Participate fully in the Change Management Process, including CAB.
  • Interface with Analysts (and their customers) to build feature requirements:
  • Develop test framework (automated where possible) for software integration tests.
  • Perform functional, integration, usability, regression, mobile, big data, cross browser, performance and security testing.
  • Reproduce customer problems.
  • Create, improve and enforce quality procedures with the R&D team.
  • Whole test process management - scope, design, implement, report, maintain

The successful Software Tester will have the following skills and experience

  • ISTQB Software Tester Certification
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with an attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Experience with functional, integration, usability, regression, mobile, big data, cross browser, performance and security testing
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest testing techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Accurate gathering of user requirements
  • Test automation and continuous integration tools, such as Selenium, Jenkins
  • Ability to write test scripts (skill will be transferred to Python)

Beneficial

  • Programming experience, ideally Python (will be taught if required).
  • Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML and CSS (we use Less).
  • An understanding of database structures, processing and task loading.
  • Use of Git or similar version control systems.
  • Experience with Behaviour Driven Development.
  • Assessment of user experience

The role of Software Tester is paying up to £40k depending on experience with excellent benefits including flexible hours, pension, health care and more.

To apply for this software Tester role please forward your CV to JakeDare@SpectrumIT.co.uk or call Jake on 02380 765 292