Senior Test Engineer

  • Location:

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Hopkins-Bell

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Senior Test Engineer - Stockport - up to £40,000 DOE

Are you an experience Test Engineer ready to progress your career to a Senior position?

It's time for you to begin your journey at this ethical company who specialise in delivering core banking and consumer focussed digital banking solutions to Building Societies specialist banks and other specialist lenders.

They have recently developed an exciting new strategy to transform and grow the business and disrupt the market it serves by creating a Digital Platform / Ecosystem.

Who we are looking for

This role will require the candidate to be able to divide their time between the manual testing of their applications and implementing process improvements across the STLC

The successful candidate will have a strong passion for testing and the ability to share that knowledge throughout the team. A key success for this role is the distribution of knowledge.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Develop a working knowledge of all work streams
  • Implement and execute the Test Strategy and create Test Plans for all workstreams
  • Mentoring other QA team members on how to write testcases
  • Ensure test risks and issues are identified, tracked, reported, and resolved
  • Review defects raised across the streams to ensure consistency in quality
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality software products
  • Assist in the creation of QA specific KPIs
  • Produce meaningful reports and highlight options to improve
  • Provide guidance and coaching to testers

What do we require from the successful candidate?

The ideal candidate will be working in a similar role already and have a passion for testing and implementing change. The candidate should have a strong knowledge of the STLC but also possess the ability to understand how it can be implemented within the company. The candidate will be keen to grow and develop in the role whilst disseminating knowledge they have or learn to our team and throughout the business.

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years' experience within a QA role
  • Ability to work in a fast passed company and change direction quickly
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt whilst seeing actions through to completion
  • Ability to prioritise accordingly whist communicating necessary shifts
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Natural team player who is willing to share knowledge and help develop the team
  • Knowledge of creating exemplary testcases that are not over simplified or over complicated
  • Knowledge of defect tracking software and workflows
  • Understanding the different types of testing and way they are appropriate to use


  • Salary: Up to £40,000 DOE
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays; rising to 30 days with long service
  • Birthday off as leave
  • Pension contributions of 5%
  • Group Life and Income protection schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Onsite parking (first come first served)

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Senior Test Engineer - Stockport - up to £40,000 DOE

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