Software Tester

Recruiter
Easyweb Recruitment
Location
Shoreham-By-Sea
Salary
£30,000 to £35,000
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Software Tester

Our client is a market research company that uses behavioural science to improve the power of prediction by understanding emotional measures and models to better reflect how people really make decisions.

Their clients come to them for fresher insights, new ideas and better predictions. Their unique methods combine quantitative robustness of results with deep qualitative insight. They help them inspire their existing and future clients as they become their trusted advisors.

“They are an ambitious company” currently working with 13 of the world’s 20 largest brands in 14 offices globally. They’ve also been voted ‘Most Innovative Research Agency’ six years in a row by an international study of their peers and clients

Position: QA Team Lead
Location: Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

About the role:

They are looking for a self-driven candidate, with extensive experience in software testing or Quality assurance domain, who is looking for an opportunity to manage a small team in a medium paced, self-driven environment and be able to mentor and drive their team forward with their vision for the future.

Responsibilities:

- Develop colleagues to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and coverage of testing processes
- Participate in manual and automated test design and execution: smoke, functional, exploratory & user acceptance testing
- Coordinate user acceptance testing, test strategy and processes with product owner(s), development lead and others
- Promote quality assurance processes within the team
- Define the testing approach for the team and projects
- Review requirements from the Product Owners for completeness and coverage and generating example data or scenarios for use in Unit / API / System / UAT testing
- Create and maintain test documentation

Essential Skills / Experience:

- Deep knowledge of, and significant experience in, software testing or quality assurance domain
- Good programming language skills in C# or Ruby or similar
- Experience in database, API and web testing
- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
- Experience in creation of various QA documentation
- Solid understanding of QA processes and methodology

Desirable Skills / Experience:

- Previous experience in a technical lead role and software testing processed setup
- Good understanding of automated testing approaches
- Strong understanding of software development processes
- Experience in testing web, mobile applications, defining the test strategy
- Strong analytical skills and troubleshooting skills
- Good problem-solving skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience working with Kanban systems and test automation tools for web applications
- Test automation experience, preferably with Selenium
- Experience with Agile software development methodologies and using Gherkin / Cucumber Feature Writing languages
- Experience in supporting and mentoring a test team to deliver automated testing solutions

You may have experience of the following: QA Lead Tester, Software Testing, Test Manager, Quality Assurance, Windows, Linux, Microsoft SQL Server, Selenium, Mobile Testing, Cloud, Saas, QA Supervisor, Quality Assurance Team Leader, Quality Assurance Supervisor, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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