QA / Tester

Location
Winchester
Salary
£21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Ref
00079157
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reporting to: QA Manager

This company is a Fintech 100 firm and helps organisations improve engagement with customers by providing innovative digital financial solutions.

Location
The office is based in Central Winchester office with Intermittent travel to clients' premises or to other locations in Europe

Position Summary
Software tester required to join a respected supplier of internet based transaction systems to the financial services industry. This is a full-time permanent position based in central Winchester.

The role of a software tester will involve working throughout the full testing lifecycle commencing with the evaluation of documentation where available, creation of manual test scripts, through to test execution and appropriate reporting.

Technically, the candidate will have experience of both front end web testing and back end interrogation of SQL databases to obtain log information as well as the ability to invoke stored procedures and investigate any errors that may occur prior to logging defects for developers.

As you will be working within a team environment, your communication skills, both written and verbal, must be very strong. Ideally you will have at least two years' experience in software related quality assurance and it would be beneficial for you to have worked in a web based environment previously. Any experience with test automation would be a bonus, as would any existing ISEB certifications that you may have.

Their testers frequently work independently as well as part of a team, so the candidate must be strongly self-motivated with a driven mind-set, keen to take ownership of issues and see them through to completion.

Position Requirements

Essential Requirements
- Experience of working within a process driven QA environment (preferably two years but candidates at entry level are also considered)
- Web testing experience
- Experience of writing and executing test scripts
- Experience of recording and managing defects
- Basic SQL Server experience
- Ability to work to stringent deadlines

Desirable:
- ISTQB/ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
- Automated Testing experience
- Financial Market knowledge
- Experience of working with JIRA

Package
- Salary £21 to £25k depending on experience and skills
- Annual Leave - 25 days per annum plus BHs
- Personal Pension after 3 months with employer matching contributions up to 5%
- Private Health insurance after 6 months
- Working hours - 35 hrs
- Childcare vouchers

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