Software Tester

Recruiter
Manpower
Location
Royston
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company/Job details: Manpower is currently recruiting for a Software Tester for a global manufacturer in Royston. The Software Tester is required to test embedded software for advanced industrial equipment. The role is responsible for carrying out and managing the software testing process and interfacing with the software developers in the development and enhancement of features and functions. Key responsibilities of the role include: * Develop Test Plans from software Functional Specifications. * Design tests to mitigate risks. * Execute manual Test and validation plans. * Report test results to software development team * Compile lists of changes for each release. * Validate release candidate before actual release. * Document release in line with ISO9001. * Communicate release to internal teams (e.g. to Sales & Service teams). * Work closely with the Software Developers on new features and functions. * Write and execute test scripts. * Report and track bugs. * Build up a full System Regression Test protocol. The ideal candidate will; * Experience of manual testing of embedded software. * Experience of writing test cases and carrying out function testing. * Experience of carrying out regression testing and risk-based testing. * Understanding of requirements and processes to deliver successful software products to market. * Focus consistently on delivery. Escalates appropriately to resolve issues. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Excellent documentation skills; logical; tidy; detailed. * Good abilities with Excel. * Knowledge of Microsoft TFS would be a benefit, but not crucial * Confident and not afraid to ask questions. * An ability to get things done. Completes and finishes work with no loose ends. * The ability to work to tight deadlines. * Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and make confident decisions. * Exceptional attention to detail in order to capture intricacies of software functionality. * Conscientious and resilient If you have any questions about this opportunity please call me on (Apply online only) or email me at Interested? Apply here today