Software Tester / Test Analyst

Recruiter
CHILLIFROG LTD
Location
Christchurch, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1222790666
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB OVERVIEW: Test Analyst / Software Tester / QA Engineer / Test Engineer - sought by exciting, rapidly expanding and pioneering global software and security company.

LOCATION:- Christchurch, Dorset

SALARY: Excellent and negotiable depending on experience plus superb and comprehensive benefits package!

THE COMPANY:-

For decades, my worldwide client has been at the forefront of providing ground-breaking risk management security expertise and technology to the aid of many global companies both large and small from many different industries and government sectors. They continue to grow and reinvest in new cutting-edge software products and systems that are designed and developed in-house. Their flagship software product suite is an innovative, robust and flexible solution that safeguards their clients' people and assets anywhere in the world from security threats. For travel and security managers, it integrates seamlessly with their existing travel & security policies, providing clear audit trails and automating workflows to inform and protect travellers before, during and after travel. The company continually invests in its employees and encourages continuing professional development and ongoing training making this a great place to work and realise your true potential.

THE ROLE:-
My client has a fantastic opportunity for a Software Test Analyst / Tester to work in a team responsible for the development, maintenance and support of customer facing applications and the core systems that underpin them, collaborating with development teams, project managers and end users to scope the testing to be conducted and ensure best practice is followed. You will undertake all system test related activities in support of the business requirements for the provision of new and updated systems.
You will contribute to the development of the company's IT testing strategy by being aware of the latest technologies and market trends and advising senior management on questions of strategic direction.

Your duties will include but not be limited to;
- Test scoping
- Test Preparation
- Test Execution
- Strategic Planning e.g identify opportunities to introduce test automation into all development workflow for frequently repeated testing tasks
- Other including; browser compatibility testing, platform compatibility testing, including mobile devices, mobile applcations testing, build and maintain regression test suites for both manual and automated testing for all applications.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:-
Key Technical Competencies
  • Automation of testing using tools such as Selenium & QTP
  • Understanding of structured test methods and processes
  • Manual testing
  • XML
  • SQL in a Microsoft SQL Server environment
  • SCRUM
  • Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Defect monitoring and management
  • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)


Key Personal Attributes
- Strong analytical skills
- Effective planning, organisation skills and prioritisation of tasks
- Problem solving ability and resolution of problems in a timely manner
- Teamwork
- Preparing concise documentation
- Being articulate and communicating effectively
- Attention to detail
- Flexible and adaptable in the face of changing priorities or circumstances

WHAT'S ON OFFER:-
Along with the chance to work with a growing global market leader with an innovative security software product suite, which offers excellent training & continuing professional development, my client offers;

- A highly competitive salary plus and a comprehensive benefits package
- An extremely pleasant and professional working environment with like-minded business consultancy sales enthusiasts.
- There are also chances of career progression for the right candidate!

Keywords

QA. Testing, Test, Tester, Engineer, Automation, Automated, C#, NET, SQL Server, Selenium, QTP, Analyst, Consultant

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