Software Test Engineer

Our client is looking for a Software Test Engineer to carry out ad-hoc and structured testing, creating and executing test plans, authoring new tests and recording test results and identifying and recording defects.

As an experienced Software Test Engineer you will be responsible for testing our clients products and ensuring problem solving and resolution actions are implemented effectively. You will also:

  • Analyse user stories and define test cases to ensure full test coverage whilst staying aligned to the automation team.
  • Review project specifications, working with the team to understand requirements, design, implementation, acceptance criteria, user stories and estimating stories as part of our Agile way of working.
  • Execute tests and validate test results as defined in the test procedures.
  • Identify, analyse and document any defects discovered during testing.

Other duties may also include developing software test tools, automated test scripts, performing load tests or simulations.

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates should have at least 3 years practical experience in product testing / software testing and quality assurance engineering. Knowledge of the software development and software testing lifecycles. Experience with testing browser and desktop-based applications. Experience with test case management systems, such as Zephyr, HP Quality Centre, etc. Experience with the Jira issue management system.

You will be working in an Agile software development environment (Scrum) and must have good communication skills with the ability to liaise and inform relevant departments and stakeholders as required.

On offer is a salary up to £45,000 developing on experience plus discretionary bonus scheme, life cover, company pension, etc. There is a flexible working environment with the opportunity to work from home 2/3 days a week. The office is commutable from Milton Keynes, Northampton and Bedford.

Job Category: Testing
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Buckinghamshire Olney
Reference Number: RS/SOF/TES/ENG/10098
Salary: To £45000
Recruiter: Richard Smith

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