Test Engineer

Posted 8 November by We Are SSG
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Test Engineer

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#
  • ISTQB qualification

Industry Leading Benefits - · 25 Days holiday + 8 bank holidays · Employers pension contribution · Free parking · Childcare Vouchers

Required skills

  • Data Management
  • Manual Testing
  • SQL
  • ISTQB
  • Test Scripts

Reference: 34043150

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