Software Tester - Stockport - £45K - Manual, Automation

Circle Recruitment
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Software Tester - Stockport (SK1) - £40K-£45K + Bens

A Senior Software Tester is required to join a successful software house based centrally in Stockport (SK1) born from one of the world's largest IT services organisations. The role of Senior Software Tester is to lead a team of 4 testers and will be involved heavily in the research and tools selection process to move completely towards Automation. You will be a key figure in a multi-product software environment (web-based and non-web based - Java, AngularJS, SOAPUI, C++, SQL/Oracle) and take ownership of the product release process.

Applicants will ideally have prior experience mentoring a team of testers and ideally possess a good knowledge of both Manual and Automated testing environments, knowledge of TestComplete would be highly beneficial. Any prior experience of setting up testing environments within the Cloud or working knowledge of SOAP UI & relational databases would be desirable.

A Senior Software Tester with the following skills/experience would be well suited:
- Manual software testing
- Setting up automated testing environments
- TestComplete
- Testing of SOAP/RESTful APIs
- Testing ESB and Web Services
- Load testing, edge testing, stress testing and soak testing
- Testing within an agile software development environment (Scrum)
- JIRA and Confluence

Reporting into the Head of Software Development you will have full autonomy of the test team/environment and be required to make product testing decisions. You would still remain very hands-on testing when required whilst leading the team to ensure that software and test requirements are correct and understood ensuring that processes and standards are followed.

In addition to a very competitive salary my client also offers 25 days holiday, 6% pension, flexi-hours (37.5 hour week), Life Assurance (x2) and opportunity to be a key figure on a global distributed team. Based a short walk from Stockport train station this role would be an easy commute for Stockport, South Manchester or even Manchester City Centre based candidates.


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