Software Tester

Posted 7 March by Halian International Featured

Essential skills

  • A strong understanding of the full software testing lifecycle & methodologies including min. 3 years’ experience of Functional, Integration and Regression testing
  • The ability to write and execute automated and manual tests (Functional, Non-Functional, Regression, Ad-hoc and Compatibility) to enable defect detection and solution validation
  • ISTQB Certified Tester-Beginner Level: Test Analyst Accreditation or equivalent
  • Experience of test management software such as TFS/MS Test Manager
  • Solid non-functional testing experience
  • Experience in writing and executing SQL queries
  • Experience with virtualisation technology
  • SOAP UI/POSTMAN for integration testing
  • Relevant knowledge of test automation experience using Cucumber, Ruby, Robot, Web Driver, Selenium, Ranorex
  • Strong understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery and the principles and practices of BDD & TDD
  • Test automation experience of ReST and SOAP based APIs and Web Services using single and multi-threading
  • Desirable skills
  • Load and Performance Testing experience - Load Runner, Performance Centre and JMeter or similar tools
  • ISTQB Certified Tester- Advanced Level: Test Analyst Accreditation or equivalent
  • ITIL V3 Foundation
  • An understanding or experience in TMMI
  • Experience of testing solutions using BizTalk


  • Define, write and execute automated and manual tests (Functional, Non-Functional, Regression, Ad-hoc and Compatibility) to enable defect detection and solution validation
  • Responsible for the co-ordination, planning and test execution of all phases of testing (such as, but not limited to, System Test, Integration, OAT, Non Functional & Regression Test) to ensure that new or amended software solutions meet requirements and required quality expectations.
  • Review and understand business requirements, user stories and specifications/acceptance criteria and define test conditions.
  • Impacting of functional and non-functional technical changes in a manner that allows for effective planning of testing.
  • Analyse test results, identify and report defects, issues and risks associated with own work and for the QA team.
  • Ensure balance is achieved between time to market, cost, scope, and risk, this may be through the employment of a risk based approach.
  • Provide User acceptance test support to Business users across multiple software solutions.
  • Production of testing strategies and test plans, test cases, conditions, test scripts and test results.
  • Relentlessly focus on our user's need, driving incremental delivery of software that has the highest value and address areas of most risk in a timely manner
  • Work closely across the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the team delivers its commitments
  • Continuously drive improvement with yourself, the team and the department through ways of working with more agility and introducing technologies
  • Promote knowledge sharing across the team and department, ensuring that we work as closely and effectively as possible.
  • To support the behaviour of working as 'One De La Rue’, sharing best practice and collaborating with colleagues outside of own sphere of business
  • To always act and behave in a way compliant with all De La Rue company guidelines and policies, especially those relating to values and behaviours, environmental health and safety, ethics and codes of conduct

Required skills

  • Automated Software Testing
  • Software Testing Life Cycle

Reference: 34627911

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