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Software Tester

  • Location:

    Fareham, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Infrastructure Support

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jake Dare

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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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)


  • 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 or call Jake on 02380 765 292