Senior Tester ( Server-side/API focused)

Creativity Software
Kingston Upon Thames, UK
18 Jul 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reports to: Operations & Support Director

Location: Kingston upon Thames

Salary - up to £50,000


Based by the river in Kingston-upon-Thames, CS is a global leader in the provision of location based software technology for mobile networks & government agencies.

The success or failure of the business is entirely dependent on our ability to back up our commercial success with project delivery.Testers are responsible for the quality assurance of this, and therefore have a profound impact on the ability of the business to achieve its objectives.

Due to the size and entrepreneurial nature of Creativity Software's business, you must expect to get your hands dirty on tasks outside your core role requirements.

Job Description

You will conduct performance, automated and manual testing on a multi-tiered architecture, write test plans and reports, and enjoy working in an agile environment.

You will need to liaise in all technical areas and must strive to understand the system thoroughly in order to test effectively.

It is essential that you have a confident attitude and a proactive approach

Main job responsibilities

·Increase the scope of current automated testing

·Run various performance testing scenarios and analyse the results of these

·Increase the scope of all current test cases

·Verifying functionality against documentation and updating the same where necessary

·Make a thorough assessment of a given product's quality

·Advise on test systems and environments, their suitability and limitations.

·Advise on overall solution test coverage

·Document and report test cycle info (defects, stability, testing progress, release status)

Minimum formal qualifications required

·BSC or MSC in Computer Engineering minimum

Required level of experience

The candidate should be bright, dynamic, and reliable. They should also have solid communication skills and work in a highly structured manner.

The candidate should have experience commensurate with at least 5 years in a similar role.

Also have:

·The ability to self-start & communicate complex ideas within the technical teams

·Strong experience of JMeter (or equivalent) for automation and performance testing.

·Practical knowledge of Selenium Web Driver for automation

·Strong experience of performance testing and analysis

·Good knowledge of XML/JSON and how to test Web Services (SOAP/REST)

·A good understanding of relational databases, and experience writing SQL queries (complex & simple)

·Good knowledge and experience command of using Linux command line.

Only candidates with the right to work in the UK will be considered.

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