Senior Software Tester

Recruiter
Uniting Ambition
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£33000/annum
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Software Tester

£33,000 + Benefits

Manchester

The Role: As a tester you will need a keen eye to spot issues that most wouldn’t see. This is an excellent opportunity for somebody to help provide the best customer experience to the clients. This is an opportunity to grow your expertise and skills. You will be working closely with a motivated team of Testers, Artists, Software Developers and Project Managers who work together to deliver exceptional software on time.

Responsibilities

* Ensure that all released software is functionally complete, stable and tested in a timely manner.
* Fully understand the Virtual product range, the various methods of deployment and client requirements.
* Test case / plan development and execution.
* Development / QA process improvement (test case management, efficiencies, tool identification and requirements).
* Ensure that products are of the highest quality when released.
* Perform the testing (functional, UI, regression, Performance, Usability, sanity checking), with a good eye for detail.
* Liaise with 3rd party testing / development teams, particularly for testing end to end comms.
* Preparing and configuring test environments including recommendation of new hardware and software when necessary.
* Assisting with recruitment and resource allocation when necessary.
* Input into performance reviews of junior testers to assist QA Manager.
* Mentoring / supervising of junior testers including taking responsibility for their work.
* Lead by example and demonstrate commitment to hitting deadlines.
* Provide cover for some QA Manager tasks when QA Manager is absent.

Technical / Business / Personal skills

* 5+ years’ experience system testing in a Windows environment within a fast paced environment.
* Expertise with test case management software e.g. Enterprise Tester, Test Rail.
* Expertise to bug / issue tracking software e.g. JIRA, BugZilla
* Ability to work in high pressure environment on multiple active projects.
* Strong organizational and time management skills.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Team player who can work with a diverse range of team members i.e. artists, developers, project managers.
* Methodical and able to compartmentalize tasks and follow them through to completion. Show tenacity in completing tasks.
* Attention to detail and focus on accuracy.

Qualifications (desirable)

* Degree level education.
* ISEB/ISTQB foundation/intermediate level in Software testing