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Senior Software Tester

  • Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 01/08/2017
  • Job reference: J370903A
This vacancy has now expired.

The role of Senior Software Tester is part of Application Solutions Test Team within Business Solutions of the Marine division and reports directly to the Software Test Team Leader. His/her main purpose is to test technical solutions to support business processes within the organisation and to support updates to existing solutions.

This role will take responsibility for testing developed software against business requirements. You will also provide guidance to other team members and participate in a continuous improvement process for the testing function.

You should be confident highlighting issues, providing estimates and delivering progress reports to project managers and your team leader. You will work with the team leader to follow the established quality process and assist in the adoption of automated testing tools. You will be joining an established team responsible for delivering testing services to meet customer requirements and departmental standards.

To be successful in this role you need to have an analytical mind, natural fault finding ability, close attention to detail, with deep experience in testing software. You should be comfortable working with a range of people from the business including solutions analysts, developers, project managers and product owners.

Key Competencies

  • A methodical approach to problem solving and demonstrate close attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills, comfortable working in teams
  • Self-motivated, always keen to deliver effective results and see an issue through to resolution

Qualifications & Requirements

  • ISQTB Testing Advanced Certificate (desirable)
  • ISQTB Testing Foundation Certificate
  • Deep experience of SQL, PL/SQL - able to perform complex queries
  • Deep experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Deep experience in the use of fault logging and tracking applications
  • Knowledge and experience of software development life cycle and approaches
  • A methodical approach to problem solving and demonstrate close attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills, comfortable working in teams
  • Self-motivated, always keen to deliver effective results and see an issue through to resolution

Desirable

  • Experience of C# and or programming in C
  • Experience of Coded UI and or LoadRunner

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