Software Test Engineer

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Swindon
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Software Test Engineer /Second Line Software Support. Reporting to the Software Manager.

Job Description

My Client is looking for a Software Tester for the Technical Office in Shrivenham (Swindon). The chosen candidate will be responsible for testing the company software catalogue. The testing will be performed manually even though it will likely move to automated testing in the future. Additionally, the chosen candidate will provide second line software support to customers and other Scanna Groups.

Responsibilities:

1. Testing Software Releases (internal & external)

2. Produce Test Plans, test scripts and test reports

3. Log user problems and provide updates

4. Report bugs/tasks and support internally and potentially externally via phone/email

5. Collaborate with the development team along the SDLC

Essential Skills:

1. Experience as a software tester

2. Good knowledge of the software development cycle

3. Good problem solving and analysing skills

4. Able to work to deadlines

5. Experience of second line support

6. Quick learner

Desirable Skills

1. Programming skills with a modern OOD language (preferably C++, C#)

2. Be degree qualified or have equivalent employment experience

3. Experience with TFS, SVN or GIT or similar

4. Good communication skills (oral and written