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QA Tester - Stockport -£30-47k - Automation/Manual + Benefits

  • Location:

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £47000 per annum + additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

  • Contact email:

    Sophie.Binder@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/024473_1566824063

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-25

  • Startdate:

    1/9/19

  • Consultant:

    Sophie Binder

QA Tester - Stockport -£30-47k - Automation/Manual + Benefits

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a Quality Assurance Tester with previous experience of web-based testing and automation skills to join our dynamic and well-established techincal team. The successful candidate will be a highly self-motivated, proactive problem solver with excellent communication and interpersonal skills seeking a Quality Assurance career in a company going from strength to strength.

You will have excellent analytical and communication skills and be required to work closely with a wide variety of internal user groups throughout all aspects of the development lifecycle. Stakeholder demand and business visibility is high so you need to be delivery focused and able to handle a fast paced and dynamic environment.

This challenging and extremely rewarding role would suit a self-motivated innovative individual, with a passion for quality control, evolutionary technologies and shared learning.

The Role

Reporting directly to the QA Manager you will be required to:

  • Understand business user requirements at an early stage of the development lifecycle.
  • Develop, execute and maintain test plans and cases.
  • Work closely with the software development team and QA peers to help deliver high quality solutions in a timely manner.
  • Drive forward non-functional and automation testing.
  • Work collaboratively with the Project Manager and development team to ensure that a good understanding of the end user requirements is obtained, and timescales are adhered to.
  • Raise potential technical issues with the appropriate development team member.
  • Log and track defects
  • Review project progress and feedback honest status reports to the appropriate lead of the project; Lead Software Developer, or Senior Software Developers, or Project Management.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines.

Desirable Skills / Experience

  • ISTQB qualified with experience within a QA / testing role.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with stakeholders at various levels.
  • Knowledge of existing QA/testing tools.
  • Knowledge of automation best practices.
  • Hands on experience with Selenium WebDriver, either with C# or Java.
  • Experience of using JIRA
  • Experience of using SQL.
  • Experience of using Postman and REST API testing..
  • Experience in an agile environment.

Benefits

Generous starting salary and bonuses

Clear progression path

EArly friday finishes

Regular work socials

Health care

Pension

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Free hot drinks

Childcare vouchers

Birthdays off work

Free conferences and events

Discounted food and drinks vouchers

QA Tester - Stockport -£30-47k - Automation/Manual + Benefits

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