Software Tester


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As a result of continued expansion plans and ongoing success we are searching for an enthusiastic and adaptable Software Tester / QA Tester / QA Engineer to join our client's dynamic team, working in a fast-paced digital environment.

If you have a passion for providing quality assurance in software development, we want to hear from you!

The role is offered on a hybrid-working basis, once up-to-speed, you will be able to work from home at least 3-days per week.

The client's office is based in Plymouth, Devon - you will need to be live within a commutable distance of their office to be considered for the role or you will be in a position to relocate to Plymouth or nearby relatively quickly from other parts of the UK.

In this role you will be responsible for the following: -

  • Designing, developing and executing automated test scripts to ensure the functionality and usability of a number of complex digital platforms.
  • Collaborating with Software Developers to identify and resolve defects.
  • Writing and maintaining comprehensive test plans based on user stories and requirement documents.
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest testing tools and technologies.

To be considered for the vacancy and to be a success in the role you require experience in the following areas: -

  • You MUST have experience of C# coding!
  • Experience with other programming languages such as PHP, HTML, JavaScript and CSS is a distinct bonus but is NOT essential.
  • Familiarity with Linux environments.
  • Basic understanding of SQL queries and Git is also a bonus.

We are looking to speak with candidates who have a good understanding of software development lifecycles (SDLC) with a main focus on testing methodologies.

Candidates will need to demonstrate experience in a mixture of the following to be considered for interview: -

  • Experience writing and executing automated test scripts using Selenium and/or SpecFlow.
  • Proficient in writing clear and concise test plans based on requirements documents.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with developers, product owners and other stake holders.

The role is offered with the following: -

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Pension
  • 30 Days Holiday (including bank holidays) - increasing to 33 days.
  • Long Service Awards.
  • Employee Discounts.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Flexible and Hybrid Working.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.

The role is offered on a permanent and full-time basis - it is a hybrid role with some home-based working and some office-based working. The core work hours are Monday to Friday, 08:45am - 17:30pm.

To be considered for this opportunity you MUST have the Right to Work in the UK without company sponsorship!

Software Tester, QA Tester, QA Engineer, Testing, Test Automation, Automated Test Scripts, C#, Selenium, SpecFlow, Linux, SDLC, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, Git, GitHub.

Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Bowerford Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Required skills

  • C#
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Linux
  • PHP
  • SDLC
  • Selenium
  • SQL
  • Test Automation
  • Testing
  • Git
  • QA Engineer
  • Software Tester
  • QA Tester
  • SpecFlow
  • Automated Test Scripts
  • GitHub.

Application question

Do you have the Right to Work in the UK without Company Sponsorship?

Reference: 52484629

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