Software Tester / Test Analyst / Software Test Engineer

Bluetownonline Ltd
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Software Test Engineer Location: Crewe Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits The company has an exciting opportunity for a Software Test Engineer to join the development team in Crewe. Their unique solution is called Contour, and it's driven by a database that combines all customer data, online and offline, to deliver multi-channel campaigns. They're proud to work with top brands including Sainsbury's, Avis, Snow & Rock and Hotel Chocolat. They are fast growing (30% each year) having twice ranked in The Times 100 fastest growing technology businesses. They've just been awarded a two star 'Outstanding' rating in the Times Best Companies list and they're proud to have won Hack Manchester in both 2015 & 2016. Why work for the Development team? - They follow a progressive, context driven approach to testing. - They have great cross departmental engagement. - They are an outstanding service delivery function. - They focus on continual improvement, we keep it simple and they are always evolving workplace practices. - They have automation of environments, testing, deployment and repeatable tasks. - They're constantly learning and open to new technologies. Key Responsibilities: - Take ownership of testing user stories end to end by creating test charters, exploratory testing, functional, system and regression testing and communicating outcomes to the wider team - Work within our Agile team, providing continuous testing to ensure their developers can deliver great code on time, every time - Communicate test progress, test results and other relevant information to their Agile team and Lead Tester, and contribute at team meetings as part of the Agile process - Assist the implementation of test automation - Participate in their continuous improvement process and help maintain their great learning environment. The Candidate: - Graduate calibre with a technical degree, preferably in Computer Science, engineering or similar. - Have experience in both system testing and testing database applications. - Possess strong critical thinking skills. - Have the desire to develop a career as a Software Test Engineer. - Be a team player with great interpersonal skills. - Have the ability to respond to change and be adaptable in approach. - Display a strong understanding or have experience with test automation. - Have an understanding of scripting or programming languages, such as PHP and JavaScript. Benefits: - 25 holidays per year + 8 bank holidays. - Free day off for your birthday. - Holiday purchase scheme - you can purchase up to four additional holidays in any holiday year. - Flexible working. - Training and development. - Funded social activities throughout the year - our social committee have a generous budget and there are events every month. Alzheimer's Society are their Charity Partner for the year and there are various fundraising events on top of all the social activities. - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay. - Free breakfast. - Casual dress code. - Discounted gym membership Please click the APPLY button to send your CV & Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Testing Analyst, Software Testing Engineer, Testing Technician, Software Testing Technician, Tester, Software Test, Senior Software Tester, Software Test Engineer, Software Test Analyst, Software Quality Engineer, QA Engineer, Software Development Engineer, Software Development Tester, Software Testing Consultant will also be considered for this role.
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