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Manual Software Tester

  • Location:

    Surrey, England

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  • Salary:

    + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Kate Balfe

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Description

Role Opportunity

Experienced Manual Test Engineer to join our Technology client based in Surrey.

Applicants must have full Visa or UK Passport status

This role will be responsible for the QA testing of Company's SaaS solution for its global corporate clients. The individual will need to write and execute manual user acceptance tests to quality assure deliverable from off-shore and on-shore development teams.

For this role, we are looking for an ambitious individual with a background in manual testing for B2B online solutions. The successful candidate will have genuine hands on experience working alongside software development teams, either within the IT department of a corporate, a software based product company, bespoke software development company or specialist software testing facility.


  • Support Test Manager to implement Test Strategy for Company's SaaS solution, including testing governance, quality assurance and reporting
    • Working with Test Manager and Development Teams to Define, create and execute manual functional and non-functional test cases
    • Working with Automation testers to explain the manual test scenarios to understand how to automate
  • Work closely with on-shore and off-shore scrum development teams to ensure Test Strategy is applied during development

Skills and Experience (E - Essential, D - Desirable)

  • Previous experience working for either a software product company, SaaS company, bespoke software house or specialist software testing company (E)
  • Experience of defining and creating both functional and non-functional test cases
  • Experience of testing systems with a web user interface (E), online web forms (E) and APIs (E)
  • An excellent understanding of defect management (workflow), test cycle planning (smoke, functional, non-functional and regression) and test progress reporting (E)
  • Experience working within Agile development teams (Scrum and Kanban) and use of agile tools for test purposes : Jira for defect management (E), Zephyr for test case management (D)
  • Experience working with Development Teams, both in-house (E) and off-shore (D)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (E). Ability to articulate technical issues (defects) clearly and concisely (E)
  • Analytical and problem solving skills (D)
  • Any automation experience using Selenium an advantage (D)
  • Fluent English (E). Any other languages a bonus but not essential to role (D)
  • Team player. Comfortable working in a small company environment and "hands-on" in the sense of doing what needs to be done in a small organisation (E)
  • ISTQB Certification Foundation Level (E)
  • Domain Expertise - Ideally have some relevant background in at least one or more of the following areas (D):
    • Trade and/or Trade Finance;
    • Financial services products;
    • B2B services
    • SaaS products

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