Software Tester - £35,000 - Become more technical

IO Associates
Cheltenham, UK
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
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Software Tester



The role is predominantly manual Web testing but does also encompass aspects of Test Automation. This is your chance to join a company that will nurture and teach you to become a more technical tester through development of the true test fundamentals, as well as learning more about Automation, non-functional testing and more!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that products meet design specifications and perform as required.
  • Identify and clearly record defects on a central database.
  • Create, maintain and follow test cases based on product specifications.
  • Record 'Test Runs' to provide evidence of product maturity and test coverage.
  • Create or Maintain release notes / documentation relating to the products being tested.
  • Suggest and record product enhancements which could be incorporated into future releases.
  • Identify new opportunities to improve test quality and coverage.
  • To identify automated testing opportunities.
  • To participate, as required, in the company's Quality program.

Previous Experience / Training:
  • Previous experience within an IT environment working with Microsoft Windows Platforms.
  • Recent Software Testing Experience Installation & configuration of Windows operating systems (Server & Client) and associated software.
  • Configuring PC's to run on networked environments.
  • Software Testing / Evaluation.
  • Using VMware in a test environment.
  • Using Automation to achieve test.
  • Performance testing \ benchmarking.
  • Following, modifying and creating accurate Test Cases.
  • Skills / Knowledge: Interpret and follow product specifications to ensure stakeholder expectations are met.
  • Ability to write clear, well-structured reports and Technical documents.
  • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and associated test methodologies.
  • Comfortable working with Hardware Products including wiring of electronic interfaces Knowledge of PC Hardware and peripherals, ability to connect and configure hardware devices.

(Desirable) Experience of Database/client Software (E.g. MS SQL Server).

(Desirable) Knowledge of Access Control or Security Products.

(Desirable) Network Security / Cryptography

What's in it for you?
  • Competitive Salary with regular review
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Private pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private healthcare
  • And much, much more!

Apply immediately for your chance to be considered!

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