Software Tester - Blackpool - £25,000 + Additional Benefits

  • Location:

    Blackpool, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum + additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Software Tester - Blackpool - Automation and Manual - £25,000

In this brand new role you will work within the Testing team and will be responsible for the Development/Production of Test Specifications System Requirement.

This will involve day to day management of all testing activities, ensuring the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools are applied throughout the production/execution of testing activities. Production of test procedures and day to day test execution from the Initial Hardware Inspection through to the completion of Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) for customer acceptance and Pre-Commissioning Site Testing, Test reporting, evaluation and concluding of test results and carrying out verification and validation testing in accordance with the detailed design and works information requirements.

What will this role involve?

Be a key stakeholder in the design, development, installation and maintenance of the Test Environments

Writing and execution of Test Specifications including:

  • Writing of test plans and test strategy documents
  • Automation and manual testing
  • Writing of test specifications, working from system requirements
  • Execute test specifications (according to test plan and project schedule)
  • Record results of test execution
  • Raise/investigate/verify defects
  • Maintain agreed quality target/standards
  • Escalate issues to the Test & Commissioning Manager where necessary
  • Provide status reports to the Test & Commissioning Manager

Accurately report work progress and estimates to complete against work packages assigned by line manager

Investigate and resolve problems in the field or with the systems documentation

Develop, implement and maintain tools relevant to the Test & Commissioning function

Assist in the assessment of relevant tools

Produce quality metrics to measure the soundness of the System Testing processes under your control

What are we looking for?

  • Automation and manual experience
  • Integration Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Security Testing
  • JIRA
  • SQL
  • Web and software testing
  • Attitude! A great attitude towards work goes along way with this team!


  • pleasant Working Environment. Lunch/break seating area with microwave, free tea, coffee and cold drinks.
  • Awards for team celebratory events.
  • All expenses paid Christmas celebration.
  • Employee Survey. A culture where your ideas, thoughts and opinions are welcomed.
  • A monthly employee newsletter to keep you informed.
  • Eye tests and contributions towards single vision lenses for display screen users
  • Interactive small group sessions on wellbeing
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Development and Career Opportunities
  • Quarterly employee conferences
  • Discussions on progress through monthly 121s
  • Online resources for you to manage your performance, progress and training
  • Subscriptions paid for professional body memberships
  • Perkbox. A wide range of staff discounts on a wide range of purchases including ASOS, Marks and Spencers, holiday providers, cinema tickets and more.
  • Training Academy. Extensive training on a wide range of subjects from frontline roles up to Management positions
  • Online e-learning modules on a wide range of subjects to support continuous learning opportunity

Software Tester - Blackpool - Automation and Manual - £25,000

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