Senior Tester

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
13 days ago

Senior Tester Opportunity

£35,000 - £50,000
Attractive Benefits

Are you a determined and experienced Tester looking for your next challenge?

We are currently looking for a Senior Tester to take responsibility for ensuring that the features delivered by your project team satisfy the products functional and non-functional requirements and are of a consistent high quality. You will have the freedom to shape testing practices within your team as well as encouraging the adoption of these process across the wider organisation. You will immerse yourself in our agile culture and support us by bring industry best practices and work with other members of the development teams to share these experiences though our communities of practice.

The company itself is a non-for-profit public body within the medical industry. The company works to protect patient safety and improve medical education and practice across the UK. This is achieved by working with doctors, employers, educators and patients to achieve high standards of care. The company culture focuses on 5 key values (Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Fairness and Transparency) which create a supportive and inclusive work environment. It is a fantastic opportunity to join the growing team and know that your contributions really do make a difference.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee testing activities within a Scrum/Project team acting as the quality gatekeeper. Line manage, lead and mentor test engineers when required.
  • Where automation isn't possible you will ensure that manual testing is documented and exploratory testing techniques are used.
  • Define and create tests that will critique the websites and mobile applications. i.e. Load, accessibility, browser and device compatibility, etc.
  • Work with developers to investigate defects and help with their resolution.
  • To apply the relevant management systems, procedures and policies relating to risk management, health and safety, information security and business continuity.
  • Leading on test strategy, approach and planning for respective scrum teams as well as be able to take the lead on larger cross team project.
  • Collaborate with business analysts, developers and testers to create acceptance criteria and test approaches.

Person Specification:

  • Strong experience and understanding of Agile (particularly Scrum) software testing methodologies and the practices of a tester in this environment.
  • Able to collaborate with Business Analysts and Developers in creating acceptance criteria based around user stories.
  • Able to perform test that ensure the quality characteristics of a website and mobile applications are met.
  • Run exploratory testing sessions.
  • Have a solid understanding of testing technologies, strategies and best practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of defect prevention within an agile development environment.
  • Expertise in estimation, working within a ticketing system such as JIRA, updating a SCRUM board and delivering agreed scope within Sprints.
  • CRM experience- Ideally within Sales-Force or Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Create and maintain automation test suite.


- 25 Days Annual Leave
- 15% Pension
- Life Assurance & Private Medical Insurance
- And more...

Next Steps:
If you believe that you are a good fit for this role, submit your CV now with a cover letter. We are more than happy to answer queries and help with your journey. This role is a great opportunity for an individual in this field of work who is ready to maximise their potential and reap the rewards that come with the Senior Tester position.

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