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Exploratory Tester

  • Salary: £400 - £450 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 16/09/2016
  • Job reference: J355425A
This vacancy has now expired.

Our Client is looking for an Exploratory Tester to join their team in London on an initial 3 month contract

The successful candidate will be passionate about QA and ideally have proficient and proven experience in exploratory testing. He/She will be brimming with enthusiasm and have brilliant ideas.

Day-to-day activities will include but are not limited to

  • Help to co-ordinate, develop and maintain test activities
  • Review all exploratory test activities, e.g. write tests, execute tests, collect metrics, create and manage testing schedules, report defects etc

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following

  • Help drive QA practices and processes
  • Aptitude to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes
  • Passionate about quality delivery
  • Collaborator, happy to share ideas and vision
  • A keen interest in QA/Testing technology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outgoing team player, able to contribute to team success

Knowledge and experience in

  • Ad-Hoc, Exploratory and Risk based testing
  • Testing methodologies; Agile (BDD, ATDD, FDD ,TDD), V-Model
  • Testing techniques; Boundary Value Analysis, Classification Trees, Decision Trees, Equivalence Partitioning, State Transition, Use Case
  • Defect management; Bugzilla, FogBugz, JIRA
  • Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Continuous integration; Bamboo, Hudson, Jenkins, TeamCity
  • Distributed version control systems; GIT, Mercurial, Stash
  • Automation; API, GUI
  • Scripting
  • Mind mapping
  • Basic Performance and Security testing


  • A Computer Science degree, equivalent qualification or practical experience
  • Desirable experience in:
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
  • Databases

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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