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Software Test engineer - Blackburn - £30,000 - £45,000

  • Location:

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

  • Contact email:

    Sophie.Binder@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    6553434_1572980410

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-05

  • Startdate:

    11/11/2019

  • Consultant:

    Sophie Binder

Software Test engineer - Blackburn - £30,000 - £45,000 + Flexible working hours and Free gym pass

The role:

The primary purpose of this role is to support the testing and working closely with the Test lead & wider development team to drive quality and ensure industry standards are adhered to throughout our team, we must practice strong agile methodologies & follow testing best practice to improve quality in our software.

The ideal candidate for this role will also be able to demonstrate experience in commercial software development, worked within the industry before and be able to showcase achievements in agile delivery and being part of high preforming software teams

We currently have a userbase of 2000 daily users over multiple sites in the UK, so the job never has a dull day!

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and agile development methodologies.
  • Proven track record of testing software programs and providing constructive feedback to project and development teams.
  • Manual regression testing and defect management
  • Proven experience working in an agile environment
  • The ability to work under pressure, working towards departmental and project deadlines.
  • Experience working on multiple projects at one time
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders describing potential bugs in business terms.
  • Must be familiar with commercial software release processes and be able to demonstrate experience from previous roles.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders

Essential skills:

  • 2/3 year minimum experience
  • ISTQB qualified
  • Previous experience using TFS (Team Foundation server)
  • Familiar with test software, Bugzilla,
  • Usage of test management tools
  • Exposure to Selenium / Ranorex to write/maintain automated web based tests
  • Basic SQL skills to test data / migration data.
  • Ability to write test scripts
  • White and Black box testing techniques

Reward:

We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including a generous salary, company bonus scheme, great social events and a subsidised canteen on site and a free gym pass.

They are a entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. Everyone in the team strive on being high performers, problem solvers, team players with passion, integrity and effectiveness.

Could you be the one that the team is searching for? Apply today and don't delay!

Software Test engineer - Blackburn - £30,000 - £45,000 + Flexible working hours and Free gym pass

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