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06 June 2019

Software Tester – Technology – Newcastle

Location: North East England

Salary: £30000 - 35000 per annum

Sector: Technology (IT)

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: BMC/04/2558 HW

Contact

Hannah Williams

DD: 0191 640 3728

M: 07949 861684

The Company

Our client are looking for a Software Tester to work with other development team members to ensure they produce high quality software that is valued by their customers.

Job Role

Their development team are responsible for producing hosted software packages sold and supported using a Software as a Service (SaaS) commercial model using a classic Scrum agile development methodology.

As a Tester, you will engage at all points in the development cycle: design, acceptance criteria, feature QA strategy, testing, continuous integration and pre deployment QA of our software.

Our client value their employees and encourage you to grow, develop in your role and support you to continuously look at new ways to aid the development process.

Tech stack you’ll use: Azure Devops (TFS), Team City, C# .Net web stack, SQL Server

 

The responsibilities required in this role are:

  • Contributing to and reviewing backlog stories and their acceptance criteria.
  • Active participation in Scrum ceremonies.
  • Actively participating in team decisions relating to product quality and how that is achieved
  • Defining test scripts
  • Manual testing, as required to support the feature test strategy
  • Advising the team on testing methodologies and automation.
  • Recommending appropriate automation tools
  • Automating tests and advancing Continuous Integration.

The following skills are essential:

  • Have meticulous attention to detail
  • Be a natural organiser
  • Be eager to learn with a technical mindset
  • Have experience as a software tester
  • Have experience with test automation of web-based software: UI, Services and Unit Tests
  • Have experience using: Selenium Web Driver, C# (or Java) test scripts.
  • Have experience using: Test Management and Bug Tracking tools preferably Azure Devops/TFS
  • Have experience with Continuous Integration and Build tools, preferably Team City.
  • Have experience with relational databases and SQL, preferably SQL Server.
  • A relevant qualification or commercial experience.

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