Software Tester (Visio upgrade)

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    £300.00 - £400.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Ellie Bass

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Software Tester (Visio upgrade), Javascript, VBA, Automate, Automated, Automation, No SQL, Analyse, Analysis, Raven, Mongo, Testing, Tested, Tests, Manchester, North West, Public Sector, Government, Website,

Our client based in Manchester are recruiting for a Senior Software Tester on a Visio Integration project.

The tester will work with the Digital Services team to provide an upgrade to the client Pathways importer code so that it can support the version of Visio currently offered by IT.

Working with:

Digital Services is a team of c. 60 digital professionals that design, develop and maintain the client's portfolio of digital services including the website, Pathways and Evidence Services.

The tester will ensure that:
1. The Pathways import process is fully compatible with Visio 2010 and the version of Visio
2. The templates, stencils and macros have been updated, re-issued and tested.
3. Unit tests covering the changes exist.
4. Documentation detailing the import process has been provided.
5. The Digital Services team have quality assured the work and have signed-off documentation and agree it is fit for purpose
6. The Publishing team have quality assured the work and agree it is fit for purpose

Key Skills / Experience

  • Javascript
  • VBA macros
  • Automated testing
  • Ability to collaborate and proactively transfer knowledge to the members of the Digital Service team as required
  • Ability to manage work as part of planned sprints with the Digital Services team.
  • Being tangible in their delivery - ie regular 'show and tells' to users and other technical contributors to the Pathways import process with supporting documents, analysis evidence of work undertaken
  • Ability to work with clients with low technical expertise
  • Ability to fully integrate with the in-house team for hand-on and hand-off process
  • Understanding of document databases (No SQL databases e.g. Raven, Mongo)
  • Knowledge of Visio 2010 to current - including templates and stencils