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Senior Software Tester

Posted 6 days ago by Adviser Plus
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Wirral , Merseyside
Permanent, full-time
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As a Senior Software Tester you’ll be part of the Agile Business Systems Team and your primary purpose will be to test technical solutions to support business processes and support updates to existing solutions and to sign off that all testing has been completed before a release.

You’ll take responsibility for testing developed software against business requirements and provide guidance to other team members and participate in a continuous improvement process for the testing function.

The role and responsibilities of a Senior Software Tester:

  • Produce test plans in support of the application development cycle.

  • Create and execute manual and automated test scripts for browser-based software, including both web and mobile.

  • UX/UI testing / Regression testing

  • Assess information security considerations and other risk presented by a new release of software.

  • Collaborate closely with team colleagues, including developers and business analysts.

  • Produce reports of the testing conducted and alert to any problems or issues that may impact release or delivery deadlines.

  • Sign off that testing has been completed before all releases

Skills and experience required to be a successful Senior Software Tester:

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Software Test Analyst (or similar)

  • Experience of a range of testing techniques, including stress testing, performance testing, functional testing, scalability testing, regression testing and usability testing.

  • Knowledge and experience of Agile (SCRUM / Kanban)

  • Experience in Integration, Automated and Performance testing

  • Automated testing using Azure Dev Ops Pipelines

  • Knowledge of testing frameworks and solutions to manage complexity

  • Strong background in software integration and system testing

  • Experience in writing SQL queries, SQL scripts

  • Experience in writing SQL queries, SQL scripts

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to technical and non-technical colleagues alike

  • Excellent investigative and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work effectively on multiple project simultaneously

  • Ability to work with Continuous Integration and associated tools such as Jenkins, Hudson etc.

Our Senior Software Tester can enjoy the following employee benefits:

  • Company pension

  • Health cash plan

  • Flexible working and home working opportunities

  • Free onsite parking

  • A generous holiday entitlement which increases with service and the option to purchase additional days

  • Many other cultural and lifestyle benefits

Equal opportunities:

AdviserPlus is fully committed to the principle of equal opportunities in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination, direct or indirect. All employees are expected to promote and work fully in line with the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

AdviserPlus is a Disability Confident Leader employer and welcomes applications from disabled people. If disabled applicants meet the minimum criteria for the job, they can request and will be offered a guaranteed interview. Should applicants require reasonable adjustment support for the interview, please contact the Resourcing Team.

Required skills

  • Applications
  • Automation
  • Software
  • Testing
  • Windows Azure
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