Software Tester

West Malling, Kent
04 Jul 2018
01 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Tester

West Malling

£25-30k DOE


Our client is seeking a Software Tester to work in a collaborative and innovative environment where design and implementation are both pragmatic and creative. They have a technically agnostic approach to development which embraces C#, Angular, Python, Mongo DB, SQL Server, MySQL and various other technologies.

We value learning, invention and creativity and want to create a team that is highly motivated and productive.

Role Responsibilities

• Test new and existing software produced by the development team

• 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

• Analyse 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

• Write and maintain automated GUI tests

• Produce and report on performance testing

• Write and maintain API tests (Restful and SOAP)

• Produce test plans


Personal Qualities & Key Skills

• Self-motivated

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

• Ability to work independently and within a team and to multi-task

• Ability to work under pressure

• Evaluate risk and make good decisions

• Flexible and willing to accept changing priorities


Desirable Skills

• Proven commercial experience

• Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle

• Knowledge of Agile development methodologies

• Ability to write simple database queries (SQL/MySQL)

• Experience of configuring IIS

• Experience of writing automated tests

Hours: 40 hours per week -Monday to Friday

Benefits include; 22 days starting holiday entitlement, Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Childcare Vouchers, Gadget Insurance, Cycle to Work Scheme.

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