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Software Tester - Crewe -ISTQB qualified

  • Location: Europe
  • Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Software Tester- Crewe - ISTQB qualified + Additional Beneifts

Job Purpose:

This team are planning a full greenfield development project to replace / rewrite the current in-house claims software, this is a hugely exciting time to join a fast-paced growing business with a real passion for innovation & technology.

The primary purpose of this role is to support the testing function at Kindertons, working closely with the Test lead & wider development team to drive quality and ensure industry standards are adhered to throughout our team,

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

Skills & Experience:

Areas of Accountability:

  • Functional testing of mobile, tablet web & desktop based applications.
  • Working with software developers and project support teams to help define the testing needs of each application.
  • Producing and maintaining test results and scripts. Preparing and maintaining of test data
  • Perform regression testing
  • Experience in automation testing using tools like Selenium / Ranorex
  • Executing test scripts in provided timescales

Planning and Organising:

  • Responsible for providing accurate estimates for System testing activities and working towards set release deadlines.
  • Planning and organising own daily System Testing activities, working with Product Owners and Developers.

Decision Making:

  • Making decisions around test coverage using system knowledge in the production and execution of test scripts.
  • Use of System knowledge to use a risk based approach towards testing.

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


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.

This company is a entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All members of the team strive on being high performers, problem solvers, team players with passion, integrity and effectiveness.

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