Senior Software Tester

£30000 - £35000 per annum
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join one of Manchester's newest most exciting cutting edge tech start-ups working with some of the highest profile festivals and events in the UK and Europe.

It has recently become demerged from an established tour operator which has been running for over 10 years and has had a long history in the music festival industry.

Some of our clients include Snowbombing, Festivalnumber6, Electric Elephant and Biggreencoach.

They are passionate about youth culture and new technologies, and they pride themselves on the first rate service they provide to their clients and customers who rely on their service to deliver and experience award winning festivals and events.

A fantastic role is available for an enthusiastic software tester with 4+ years' commercial experience.

Working closely with the Head of IT you will be creating the framework for the QA branch of this new and exciting company, having instrumental input on how best to maintain and deliver a quality product.

The work they do is unique and challenging, creating a fantastic opportunity for a software tester who wants to push themselves, advance their career and become a core member of the team.

The Role:
- Based in their Manchester, Didsbury office you will be responsible for:
- Planning, producing and executing test cases and checking results to ensure the system's technical and functional requirements are must.
- Web / Desktop / Mobile testing
- Working closely and aiding the development team to ensure resolution of recorded issues.
- Attending daily stand up meetings and tracking of defects.
- Manage progress against own goals and report/escalate accordingly
- Execute regression and defect assurance testing.
- Understanding underlying system architecture and requirements as well as business strategy.

- 4+ year's manual testing experience.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Experience with test management tools, Selenium and Web driver
- Good knowledge of agile and SCRUM
- Automated testing experience.

- Any formal testing qualifications (ISEB / ISTQB)
- Experience in the travel or ticketing markets.
- Previous team lead experience.

What they want from you:
- A passion for wanting to work as team on the best and most ground breaking software around.
- A love of the internet and travel.
- Good attention to detail.

They do their best to create an engaged and stimulating workplace. You will be joining a team who all share the same ethos and support each other.

Free travel insurance, bike to work scheme, 23 days holiday, regular social activities, the opportunity to attend numerous music festivals and they attend geeky lectures like PHPNW.

These are some of the benefits provided by a company which is bigger than what you might think.