Software Tester

Location
Christchurch
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Sep 2017
Ref
00073009
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company provides a software as a service electronic prescribing system called iQemo to the healthcare sector. Their customers include some of the world's leading hospitals in cancer treatment. Due to their rapidly growing customer base, both in the NHS and the private sector they are recruiting for a Software Tester.

Over the past 5 years they have built a reputation for producing robust software of the highest quality. To ensure that they maintain this reputation they are looking to hire a Software Tester. Reporting to the Technical Director the successful applicant will have a background in implementing and developing solid QA and Test processes, with experience in Test Automation and Test Scripting. The successful candidate will also be involved in all aspects of the project lifecycle.

As a company, they are continually working to improve their processes so that they can remain on the cutting edge of the healthcare sector and this role will play a key part in that process.

Skills & Experience

Essential skills
- Experience of both manual and automated testing of software products
- Working knowledge of C# / unit testing
- Previous experience implementing software testing strategies within a software development team/company
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Good computer skills (including a good level of familiarity with MS Office products)

Desirable skills
- Experience of the Healthcare Sector / e-prescribing
- Working knowledge of SQL Server / T-SQL
- Experience of working in an Agile environment
- Knowledge of software testing tools such as Selenium, Test Complete, NUnit

Key Roles and Responsibilities
- Preparation of test plans
- Automated test development
- Unit test development
- Manual testing
- Performance testing
- Work closely with product management and the software developers to understand the design of the software product, their key features and the needs of the customer
- Develop and execute manual and automatic tests plans in collaboration with the Development team
- Participate in defect triage meetings and provide inputs to support these meetings
- Documenting and investigating defects

What they can offer
- A competitive salary
- Work with innovative systems in the Healthcare Sector with national private providers and the NHS
- Make a real difference by working with some of the country's leading hospitals
- On the job training to learn the skills required to implement our e-prescribing system
- The chance to make a difference to our product and business
- A friendly working environment
- 23 paid days holiday plus bank holidays
- Company contributory pension scheme
- Great location on the South Coast between Bournemouth and Christchurch