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Opportunity:

A software tester is required to join our team, focussing on the testing of software developments generated by developers within the team. The software tester will work with the project co-ordinator and other testers in the team to design, produce and run testing plans and automated testing routines for a variety of different software modules.

Manual testing requirements:

  • Strong testing background with an awareness of modern testing techniques throughout the software lifecycle.
  • Enjoy working with complex business requirements with an ability to learn and master domain specific concepts.
  • Create and execute test plans using own testing expertise, product knowledge and domain expertise.
  • Write well-defined and concise bugs, reworks, and test reports/outcomes.
  • Have an inquisitive mind and enjoy deconstructing and learning existing modules through exploratory testing.
  • A passion for software testing and the merits it brings to a team and product.
  • Enjoy and get satisfaction from finding bugs/problems and influencing how they get fixed.
  • Execute functional, non-functional, exploratory, smoke and regression tests.
  • Recommend improvements to existing software applications through previous experience and own ideas.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to liaise confidently with other teams and stakeholders.
  • Be pro-active in identifying product, project and testing risks.
  • Work as part of an agile development team, participating in daily stand ups, sprint planning and estimation.

Automated testing requirements:

  • Contribute to the expansion, enhancement and development of our existing automation framework.
  • Technically minded with the ability to learn new concepts and implement those independently.
  • Hands on experience or familiarity with the following:

   – Java
   – Selenium web driver
   – Eclipse or similar

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with penetration and performance/load testing.
  • Experience working with offshore development teams.
  • Familiar and able to write T-SQL queries.
  • Working with TFS, or similar.
  • Experience or familiarity with the following:

   – Allure
   – Cucumber/Gherkin
   – Jetty
   – Junit or similar
   – Maven

Package:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 35 hour working week.
  • Private healthcare scheme, subject to qualifying employment period and scheme eligibility.
  • Stakeholder pension opportunities, subject to scheme qualification criteria.
  • 25 days holiday per year.

Appointment Process:

The appointment will be made following an interview, a technical test and a second interview. Interviews will be conducted through Microsoft Teams and/or in person and should last between 45 minutes and an hour. During the interview, the candidate’s career and education history will be reviewed; ample time will also be available during the interview for questions.

For the interview, we will require:

  • Proof of ID i.e. copy of current passport.
  • Copies of any personal or professional references.
  • Education certificates (if appropriate).

Please note that we check references and any job offer made is subject to a suitable response from your referees and a qualifying DBS (Standard Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@hicom.co.uk