Chemical Applications Software Tester

Heat Recruitment
Woking, UK
09 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working on behalf of a leading Engineering company in their quest to find a Chemical Applications Software Tester to join their Surrey based team.

The Opportunity

Our client requires a software tester with knowledge of chemical applications to design and run a suite of regressions tests, proving the control function and the user interface; assist the software engineers when running the Mass Spectrometer; oversee the error recording software; and coordinate the software delivery process. Work will include analysing and defining the test requirements for the company's software platform. Communicating and collaborating with the company's multidisciplinary team including software developers, hardware developers, customer relation/support, service support and senior management.

What's needed for me to be considered?

Essential Skills:
  • Exposure to mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography or related technology (able to interpret mass spec results and run chemical experiments)
  • Windows operating system, MS office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Desirable/Nice to have (not essential) any of:
  • Knowledge of software test processes and life cycle
  • Experience in the field of industrial instrumentation, scientific instrumentation
  • Experience developing and testing software
  • Experience creating automated tests
  • Exposure to Linux operating systems & tools is a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of issue tracking tools e.g. JIRA, Bugzilla
  • SVN or similar revision control software
  • IEEE 829 and/or other quality standard
  • Testing of man-machine interfaces & GUIs
  • Testing of commercial or scientific instruments

What next?

Apply today to be considered for this opportunity. If suitable, one of our specialist consultants will be in contact to discuss the opportunity with you in detail prior to submitting your CV to the client. In this discussion we will aim to identify your specific skills and motivations, and where appropriate recommend other relevant opportunities to you that match your requirements.

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Job Synonyms:

Chemical Applications | Software Tester | IT | liquid chromatography| Linux

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