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Software Tester

Posted 2 February by Talentspa Easy Apply Ended

Position: Software Tester

Location: West London (zone 3)

Start date: ASAP to 3 months

Role type: Permanent

Salary: £60-65K + Pension (8%) + Shares + Medical Insurance + Life Assurance + additional

The Client

Our client is an industry leading Plc organisation based in West London who require a Software Tester join an award winning dynamic team for a number of greenfield and existing online gaming projects. Applicants will need to have the requisite communication skills demanded by a Plc/blue-chip company.

The Role as Software Tester


  • Identifying business requirements
  • Working closely with Product Owner, Developers and Business Analysts on the developed solutions, providing feedback on the soundness of proposed solutions, ensuring they are fit for purpose
  • Writing acceptance criteria for various requirements
  • Using experience, domain knowledge and risk based approach, split testing effort effectively into the functional, automated BDD test design, structured exploratory testing sessions and non-functional, UI, accessibility testing and security
  • designing tests to mitigate risk
  • liaising with project teams in other parts of the world
  • estimate test effort for user stories, sprints and projects
  • perform manual testing (exploratory and non-functional), record results and log defects
  • review results of automated tests and log defects
  • stress testing
  • performance testing
  • using tools and frameworks such as Cucumber and Gatling
  • support and work closely with the UAT  test team, to ensure the consistency of application behaviour
  • evaluate quality of the product(s) under test and provide feedback to the team
  • provide test metrics and reports to the team
  • maintenance and or driving effort on bespoke test automation solutions, identification of areas where test automation could be beneficial
  • continuously monitor/measure test coverage and improve test scenarios
  • provide feedback/input on the techniques, solutions and tools used throughout the projects
  • create and maintain online documentation
  • monitoring applications and software systems
  • release management and planning
  • working towards departmental and project deadlines
  • quality assurance

The Software Tester candidate background

The client is seeking somebody who is innovative, dynamic, motivated and can work independently. You will have between 3-5 years of commercial experience as a Software Tester and need to be highly detail orientated.

In addition to excellent communication, collaboration and people management skills, you should possess very good organisational skills, be a pragmatic person and highly focused on delivery. In addition, you should have the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects. The following technical skills are also required;

  • Solid experience in testing and software development 
  • Your analytical skills played a key role in previous roles
  • Worked with Java or Python
  • BDD approach to software development
  • Worked with Agile projects and has an understanding of the value in test automation within an Agile environment
  • Built and maintained test automation frameworks
  • Worked with structured test methods and processes
  • Some working knowledge of database concepts and ability to write basic SQL queries
  • Software failures and faults
  • Risk based approach to testing
  • Non-functional aspects of web application testing - such as UI, Accessibility, Security and Performance

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Software Tester role then please apply now!

Reference: 34385350

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