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Quality Assurance Software Tester £35k per annum - Slough

Posted 5 April by Keystone Recruitment Easy Apply Featured Ended

Quality Assurance Software and Application Tester - Slough

Our client is a leading ground transport platform serving the UK and Europe, with recent signifcant investment in its suite of award winning technology and applications a full time Quality Assurance Tester to robustly test new versions of applications is needed.

Your primary responsibilities will be performing QA testing on the firms software products. You will be working with the development team to test software patches and new versions. You will own the creation of test cases and test plans and the execution of those plans. You will be responsible for reporting bugs found to the development team and tracking those bugs through to completion and re-testing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creation of test plans
  • Execution of test plans against software in association with the development team
  • Working with project management to understand upcoming test requirements
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Working with the development to ensure software versions are kept up to date
  • Implement automated testing to improve coverage
  • Reviewing quality specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating quality testing activities
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Must have:

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Working with cloud based hosting e.g AWS
  • Software development - preferably web based
  • Development experience - in particular web applications

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Working with cloud based hosting e.g AWS
  • Software development - preferably web based
  • Development experience - in particular web applications

Required skills

  • quality assurance software testing

Reference: 34840321

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