Manual Software Tester

Location
West Malling, Kent
Salary
£18-22k
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Jan 2018
Ref
VR/02137J
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Manual Software Tester
West Malling
£18-22k
VR/02137J

Working alongside the software development team, primarily with the QA Analyst, you will be responsible for hands-on testing involving test coordination, test planning, test execution and reporting.
The Software Tester’s role is to ensure all errors are identified and corrected before software is released to both internal and external clients.

Role Responsibilities
• Test new and existing software produced by the development and support department
• Analyse, collate and present results and findings from all testing completed
• Document and prepare testing scripts ensuring they remain up-to-date with all changes and enhancements
• Assist in the analysis of design specifications in order to produce comprehensive test scripts and scenarios for expected results to be performed manually and using automated testing tools
• Perform regression testing of new and existing software applications to identify any possible impacts caused by changes
• Assist in the verification and reproduction of any reported faults in existing software
• Assist in the testing of bug fixes and enhancements of existing software prior to release

Personal Qualities & Key Skills
·    Exceptional attention to detail
·    Good organisational skills and able to effectively prioritise workload
·    Experience with Microsoft operating system
·    Good communication skills and able to work co-operatively in a team environment
·    Able to work to a project plan, tracking progress, identifying risks, anticipating delays and communicating such to the project leader
·    Degree Level (or equivalent) qualification in either software or another relevant subject
·    Knowledge of test automation tools
·    Knowledge of Agile development methodologies

Hours: 40 hours per week -Monday to Friday
Benefits include; 22 days starting holiday entitlement, Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance, Gadget Insurance, Cycle to Work Scheme.

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