Software QA Tester

Recruiter
Head Resourcing
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head Resourcing are recruiting a Software QA Tester to join a growing test team in Edinburgh city centre, working on a world-leading software product and associated large-scale web projects. The ideal candidate will have some demonstrable experience in a software testing role, preferably having worked in an Agile development environment. You will be comfortable working alone and on request from the Delivery Manager or QA Manager, you will also be excited to help the QA Manager shape best practice and processes to be followed by the QA department as the team increases in size.

Responsibilities

* Work alongside QA and development staff on busy projects
* Process tickets to expected standard of verification
* Assist with creation of automated testing suite
* Willing to work with the QA Manager to define processes and best practice
* Mentoring and aiding apprentice staff in learning and development
* Assist with writing documentation

Essential

* Experience in testing role, either software or similar
* Manual testing skills
* Knowledge of software testing principles
* Understanding of Agile development methodology
* Experience in JIRA or similar defect management systems
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Desire to seek out work proactively during quieter periods

Highly desirable

* Familiarity with .NET development platform
* Demonstrable proficiency with C#, HTML and CSS
* Experience with Selenium and other automated testing methods
* Knowledge of responsiveness testing, accessibility testing and other web application testing methods

Excellent salary and benefits package on offer
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/81464113

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