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Software Tester

  • Location:

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Catherine

  • Contact email:

    catherine.stroud@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    YOR/698968_1556550722

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    29/05/2019

  • Startdate:

    13/05/19

Job Description

An exciting role has arisen for a skilled Software Tester/QA Analyst to join our client, focusing on the testing of both customer facing digital products and services as well as backend systems created by our development teams. The Software Tester/QA Analyst will work with the developers, product owners and managers to produce and run testing plans. You will implement a robust testing approach within development cycles, that will provide an effective level of assurance before regular releases.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Manual Tester looking to gain experience within Automation Testing.

The Software Tester / Quality Assurance Analyst role will include, but not be limited to, the following duties and responsibilities:

" Test planning, estimation and design
" Requirement gathering
" Create test cases from set specifications
" Liaise with development team in an agile environment
" Bug tracking and reporting
" Retesting
" Systems, integration, regression and UAT testing
" Testing APIs
" Querying databases to identify test data or isolate the cause of issues
" Using automated test tools - Webdriver, Selenium etc
" Create and maintain testing diagrams and supporting information.
" Training and knowledge transfer to the team.
" Working with IT and Marketing departments

We are looking for someone with a strong background in software testing, with a minimum of 2-3 years experiences with the following skill sets:


" Test planning, estimation and design
" Requirement gathering
" Create test cases from set specifications
" Liaise with development team in an agile environment
" Logging defects and writing detailed bug reports and participating in root cause analysis
" Retesting
" Systems, integration, regression and UAT testing
" Testing APIs
" Querying databases to identify test data or isolate the cause of issues
" Experience using Automated test tools - Webdriver, Selenium etc (Desirable)
" ISEB/ISTQB certification (Desirable)
" Experience working to the BDD or TDD methodologies (Desirable)
" Experience testing mobile devices (Desirable)
" Programming experience (Backend/Frontend/Scripting/VBA) (Desirable)

In return you will receive a salary in the region of £30,000, up to 33 days' holiday including bank holidays plus long-service increase, great flexi-time arrangement available, government work place pension, free parking and hot drinks, free work wear, on site crèche and staff discount.

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