Software Tester

Big Red Recruitment
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to progress your manual testing skills on enterprise level software in a supportive and progressive company? This is a great opportunity to test across Web, Mobile and Desktop applications within an agile and forward thinking software house and potential to be part of implementing automation testing.

ROLE:Software Tester

SALARY:£25,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience)

BENEFITS:Contributory pension, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), discretionary annual bonus, online training resources, flexible working, annual salary reviews, personal development plan, friendly and relaxed working environment

LOCATION:Redditch, commutable from Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Stratford upon Avon, Coventry, Solihull, Worcester, Evesham, Halesowen, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Warwickshire,

A new role has become available for an Tester with a number of years' experience in manual end to end testing to join an agile development team in an established Market Leading Software House in Redditch. This is an exciting opportunity as the successful candidate will be able to progress, with support from the Test Lead, to taking joint ownership of the test environment; evaluating the current procedures, providing recommendations and improving the current testing strategy. The testing will be desktop, web based and mobile for enterprise scale software used in the engineering and construction industry.

The ideal candidate will have a keen attention to detail, work closely with developers, have experience of executing test scripts and have an interest in automation testing techniques, although experience in this is not necessary.

Your responsibilities will include:

·Integrating testing best practice within an Agile software development environment
·Designing, implementing and managing test conditions, scripts and controls
·Carrying out testing throughout the project lifecycle
·Creating testing documentation including test plans, use cases and issue logs.
·Providing feedback and information to relevant colleagues to allow for appropriate corrections to be made and help to shape future product development
·Defining and managing an inventory for test cases and analysing for missing or incorrect information
·Advising users through acceptance testing, ensuring testing is purposeful.
·Ongoing evaluation of the testing procedures as part of a wider picture for the business and recommending improvements where necessary, in particular the use of automated testing tools.


·Strong manual testing experience (automated testing experience beneficial)
·The ability to coordinate functional, user acceptance and performing testing of solutions to demonstrate fitness for purpose prior to implementation.
·Demonstrate good communication skills including, written, oral and presentation skills.
·Good time management skills to multi task on complex overlapping activities
·Ability to communicate well with a broad range of people at many levels both within and external to the organisation

This role is suitable for an individual with a pragmatic outlook that understands the wider needs of the organisation. This is an ideal opportunity for a hands-on tester to expand their experience into test management whilst continuing in a hands on delivery role.
Big Red work exclusively with all of their customers and therefore work towards strict SLA and have interview dates reserved for September. If you think you are a good match for this role, please apply by sending through your CV for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Test Analyst, Test Analysis, Business Systems Test Analyst, Systems Test Analyst, Systems Tester

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