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Manual Test Analyst - York - up to £40,000

  • Location:

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Manual Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

  • Contact email:

    Sophie.Binder@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/029043_1637168000

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-24

  • Consultant:

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Software Tester - Manual - York/ Remote - £30,000 - £40,000

The Role

This team are looking for a motivated and talented Manual Software Test Analyst. You collaborate closely with Developers and Product Owners in an Agile team during every part of the project lifecycle to understand systems and software requirements and plan your test cases. You will take responsibility for the quality of the features and software you work on and be vigorous in your testing.

You will be a key member of the development team and take part in regular team stand-ups, planning sessions and sprint reviews.

Essential Skills and Experience (in no particular order)

  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience using workflow management software such as TFS, JIRA, Azure DevOps
  • Experience writing test scripts in BDD
  • Experience of creating and managing your own test plans and strategies
  • Experience testing Desktop applications
  • Strong manual testing experience in Web and Mobile applications
  • Experience of functional, integration and regression testing
  • Experience querying SQL databases
  • Solid understanding of the full Software Development Lifecycle
  • Ability to manage your own workload and deadlines
  • Ability to look beyond the UI for Bugs and potential issues
  • Strong verbal and communication skills

Desirable Skills and Experience (in no particular order and by no means essential)

  • Exposure to testing APIs and tooling such as Postman
  • Exposure or an interest in automated testing
  • Exposure to maintaining automation test scripts
  • Have an interest in performance testing and other non-functional testing activities
  • Any exposure or experience with coding and writing software

What's in it for you?

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays (increasing to 30 days with long term service)
  • Pension Scheme (auto enrolment with Royal London - 4% employer contribution)
  • Private Healthcare Corporate scheme with Vitality Healthcare
  • Life Cover
  • Modern working environment with state of the art offices
  • On-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Bike storage
  • Remote working
  • Flexitime (core hours of 10am - 3pm)
  • Access to Pluralsight for personal development
  • Modern kitchen facilities
  • Pool, table tennis and table football
  • Pizza Thursdays
  • Frequent socials (when not in pandemic)
  • Free eye exams (from Viewpoint, York)

About Optix

You will be working for the leading provider of business management software in their field in the UK. Our goal is to fulfil all our customer's technology needs and deliver great software that enables opticians to run profitable businesses and provide excellent clinical care.

This includes the management of clinical processes, sensitive patient data, and integrating with complex medical equipment: alongside delivering comprehensive marketing, stock management, business intelligence and financial management features.

The team are trusted by hundreds of clients across the country, from small independent practices to large multi-nationals. Their success has been built on word-of-mouth from our extremely satisfied client base: they employ no salespeople and focus solely on developing quality products that sell themselves.

They work in a collaborative team where everyone's input is welcomed and encouraged. As a member of their development team, you will also be expected to contribute towards the improvement of their organisation by proactively driving improvements in architecture, design, process, tooling, and strategy. They value and encourage continual personal development within their teams and love learning new tech and are always on the lookout for better ways of doing things. They also provide training opportunities to help you improve your skills.

Software Tester - Manual - York/ Remote - £30,000 - £40,000

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