Software Tester

Abingdon, UK
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

Job Details

Software Tester

Our client is currently looking for a Software Tester to join their Information Systems Development team to organise and execute the testing requirements as well as designing and developing the tests required on the in-house bespoke systems and COTS customisations.

Software Tester Responsibilities:

• Ensuring that all software released to the business meets original requirements, matching specified testing against documented requirements and meets compliance standards.
• Proactively look for improvements to the testing progress to reduce time to business through a process of continual improvement.
• Working collaboratively alongside other departments and team members to ensure software delivered is robust and secure as well as diagnosing and reproducing issues.
• Developing and maintaining an automated testing framework for in-house developed systems

Software Tester Requirements:

The suitable applicant will be educated to at least first degree level (ideally 1st or 2:1) in an IT or science related subject. Proven experience as a Software Tester or similar role is essential. You will also have experience of designing, documenting and executing test plans based on business and technical requirements.

The successful candidate will be a team player who is highly organised with excellent attention to detail. You will also have an analytical mind and pro-active approach to problem-solving with excellent communication skills.

Due to nature of the work they undertake, all applicants must have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years and will be required to gain and retain security clearance which they will arrange.

About our client:

They are one of the UK's largest providers of DNA and forensic testing services to the police, and a leading supplier of paternity and drug testing services to government agencies, the legal community and the general public. With more than 450 employees; they have an excellent reputation for quality, reliability and speed of delivery built over 30 years of innovation and service excellence.

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £Competitive dependent on experiences

Benefits: Private medical insurance; Permanent Health Insurance; 25 days per annum holiday; 9 ½ x salary life insurance; Perkbox membership; 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme; Attractive group pension scheme.

Our client actively supports their people in developing their skills by providing a broad range of training and development opportunities. They are about solutions not problems, demonstrating a 'can do' attitude, being flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational or customer needs. They are tenacious and put their energy into making their business a success. So if this sounds like the position that you are looking for, then it may be the right place for you.

You may have experience of the following: Software Tester, Software Test Engineer, Testing Analyst, ISEB, Quality Control, Software QA, SDLC, Test Automation, Test Engineer, etc.

Ref: 96284
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