QA Tester

£20k - £25k pa + Benefits
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
QA Tester for the Optionis Group in Warrington Here at the Optionis group we have a range of award winning accountancy and contractor support brands who lead in their field, all of the brands are web portal driven and IT is at the forefront of the business with constant investment and development in new technology. We are dedicated to attracting and nurturing the best talent from those first steps right through to your long term career goals. Due to our continued growth we are looking for a QA Tester to join our development team based at our head office in Warrington. You will play a pivotal responsible for creating, maintaining and executing test plans for our suite of software tools. This role would suit a junior tester who is looking for a role they can make a big impact on the efficiency and quality of our systems and is a great opportunity to carve out your perfect testing role within our technical team. Key responsibilities will include: * Writing, reviewing, and updating product test plans/scripts, test cases, model-based tests, and scenarios. * Functional testing of new software features as well as regression testing of existing functionality. * All tiers of testing - manual, automated, front-end, and back-end. * Execution of test plans and test cases to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards, development specifications, and/or business requirements. * Effective defect logging and tracking status through a resolution system. * Maintain testing tools to be used by the broader team. * Have knowledge and experience of test design, test execution and defect report creation. * Be able to articulate purpose of test role within larger organisation. * Help to co-ordinate the User Acceptance Testing phase. Essential: * Experience of QA testing or related functions. * Strong analysis and autonomous problem discovery and solving skills. * Strong QA and test industry knowledge of standards and methodologies. * ISTQB Foundation or similar qualification. Desirable: * ISTQB Advanced qualification. * Experience with automation frameworks and tools Interested? If this sounds like a role you would be interested in applying for then we'd love to hear from you. If your application is what we're looking for we'll get in touch to invite you along to an interview.
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