Software Tester

Russell Taylor Group Ltd
West Lothian, UK
19 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Overall responsibilities will include:

Helping to define test strategies and preparing testing approaches for our software solutions
Align software test activities to meet scrum and product release demands
Use exploratory and functional testing approaches to ensure quality of system and integration testing
Use of best of breed automation tools to achieve repeatable regression and non-functional testing
Where necessary work with QA engineers to ensure any hardware to software interfaces are tested and validated
Review user stories and identify additional conditions of acceptance for testing criteria to ensure developers take in to account all quality aspects of user stories.
Participate in scrum team discussions on product design and presenting test results to the engineering team and management
Where necessary, engage with our client testers in a positive and collaborative manner

Essential Requirements:

Proven experience of working in a software testing environment, using and developing automated test routines through tools such as Selenium, JMeter, PostMan, SoapUI, Micro Focus UFT, etc.
Problem solving skills - Identifying issues, exploring alternative solutions and providing the right level of support to the development team
Good organisational skills and comfortable working against challenging timescales
Knowledge of some of our key programming languages, including; Javascript, Java, C#, C++ and other .NET stack languages
Knowledge of Restful and service based testing
Working knowledge of databases (RDBMS/NoSQL/Time series).
Ability to learn new and emerging technologies
UK driving licence

Desirable Knowledge:

PTC Thingworx experience
Existing IoT/IIoT or Edge computing knowledge
Knowledge of SaaS vs On-Premise deployments

Personal Qualities:

Confident and capable, able to work under own initiative or as part of a team.
Ability to maintain focus on next delivery/drop.
Investigating and solving compatibility problems.
Customer interactions - Face to face, over the phone, on a skype call.
Have good communication skills and be prepared to challenge customer expectations
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