Lead Software QA Test Engineer - Manual and Selenium Automated

Applause IT
Birkenhead, Merseyside
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Software QA Test Engineer - Manual and Selenium Automated

Near Birkenhead, Wirral - Commutable via Liverpool, Chester, Warrington, North Wales

£ Highly Competitive + Great Company Benefits package

Substantial and well established Business Services Company urgently require experienced Software QA Test Engineer to join established development team working on hosted and on premise solutions for a range of external FTSE100 corporate clients.

The Role:

To join a established and vibrant application development currently investing heavily in revamping various business systems and broadening their product range. They are looking for an experienced software tester to do a mix of manual testing and designing and implementing some automated testing capabilities as appropriate. In this role you will:

Produce test plans in support of the application development cycle.

Create and execute manual and automated test scripts for browser-based software, including both web and mobile

Assess information security considerations and other risk presented by a new release of software

Develop and maintain automated test cases and continually improve automation, encompassing regression and load testing

Collaborate closely with team colleagues, including developers and business analysts

Produce reports of the testing conducted and alert to any problems or issues that may impact release or delivery

Participate in their Change Advisory Board

Required Skills and Experience:

Experience of a range of (project relevant) testing techniques, including: stress testing, performance testing, functional testing, scalability testing, regression testing and usability testing

Experience of working with Selenium or other similar automated testing software is highly sought after, as is experience developing automation scripts for end-to-end scenarios and maintaining automation suites

Experience in writing SQL queries, SQL scripts

A recognised qualification in Testing (e.g. ISEB / ISTQB)

Ability to work with Continuous Integration and associated tools such as Jenkins, Hudson etc

Good knowledge of testing C#, .Net based systems, Nunit and typical scripting languages such as java script, or shell scripts etc.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to technical and non-technical colleagues alike

Excellent investigative and problem-solving skills

Ability to work effectively on multiple project simultaneously

Sound technical work environment, including the recent introduction of Jenkins, Bit Bucket etc.

Comprehensive benefits package (inc pension, health, bonus, employee discounts) all on offer

Please send CV now and call Tim Morris on to find out more

Lead Software QA Test Engineer - Manual and Selenium Automated

Near Birkenhead, Wirral

To 40K + Bens