This is an excellent opportunity to work with a Stoke-on-Trent based organisation that is involved in building complex data management and software products for well-known companies around the world.
Through the growth of their Engineering department, they have an excellent opportunity for a Test Engineer / Software Tester to join the Application Quality Management team.
Duties will include:
·Understanding, reviewing and writing test scripts & plans to support the deployment of products
·Provide risk assessment, approval and co-ordination of changes to the product
·Provide a flexible approach to testing whilst performing key functional, regression and manual testing as part of application development lifecycle.
·To be aware of the potential impact of new developments and to ensure a thorough understanding of product and risk assessment
·Having an excellent eye for detail and the ability to identify potential threats which may affect the functionality.
·The ability to give a decision that following rigorous testing the product is now ready to go live.
·Ability to contribute to continuous improvement forums.
The ideal applicant will have:
·Experience of relational databases, with experience of SQL Server
·Experience in using a defect tracking tool such as JIRA
·An ability to log defects in a clear, concise and informative manner
·Accomplished communication skills and an ability to converse with a variety of internal and external users both technical and non-technical
·Flexibility around working hours predominantly around release dates
·Able to work independently with minimal guidance and to drive forward innovations
·Self-development skills to keep up to date with fast-changing trends
·Demonstrated ability to work well in a variety of team structures (e.g. testing teams, agile teams)
·Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple activities to meet strict deadlines
·Knowledge of the ITIL framework
Beneficial / Advantageous skills:
·Experience of running and writing automated test scripts.
·Experience of .NET coding particularly C#
Industry Leading Benefits -
· 25 Days holiday + 8 bank holidays
· Employers pension contribution
· Free parking
· Childcare Vouchers
- Data Management
- Manual Testing
- Test Scripts