Junior Tester / Software Tester - Perm, London. 25k-30k

Comtecs Ltd
City of London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Tester / Junior Software Tester - Agile/Scrum, Manual Testing, Automated Testing, Java Applications, Insurance Industry; Training Provided. City of London. Permanent. £25k - £30k +Excellent Benefits

Global Insurance Company currently seeks a Junior Tester / Junior Software Tester to assist in the translation of requirements into manual and automated tests. Working with Agile/Scrum environments you will participate in fortnightly sprints, owning and testing anything from small fixes to entirely new applications. You will run both automated and manual tests on Java based web applications using a range of tools including Selenium, Gatling and Jmeter.

Experience with Selenium Webdriver, or other tools listed, to create automated tests would be beneficial but not essential as training will be provided.

You will be working closely with a team of Java Web Developers to test and release new functionality and engage in technical conversation for improvements to both the applications under test and processes. As a Junior Tester / Junior Software Tester you will have some knowledge of Java Programming techniques and HTML but may not be developer as such. You will ideally possess a strong academic background combined with some commercial experience gained during University in a placement capacity or since graduation within your first commercial role.

The Junior Tester / Junior Software Tester will have gained some exposure to both Manual and Automated Web Application testing and ideally have gained exposure to Java focussed products such as Selenium, Gatling, Jmeter and/ or Java, Groovy, Grails, Ruby-on-Rails or Scala. Direct experience with these products is NOT essential as full training will be provided. We are able to consider experience from a wide range of backgrounds but any experience gained in Insurance, Financial Services, Professional Services or Consultancy environments, would be beneficial. Excellent organisation and communication skills are pre-requisite.

This is an excellent role for a progressive, dynamic corporation operating from within a brand-new City of London office (well-known building) with a global presence working on a number of projects.

Very stable environment, excellent opportunity for career development. Very competitive salary (based upon experience) and generous holiday entitlement and benefits for the right individual who wants to work within a well-structured corporate environment.