Software QA Tester

Location: Sutton Coldfield
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Quality Assurance Testing
Reference: LDW00013

Our client, a Midlands-based software development company is looking to hire a Product Owner to champion the delivery of their bespoke, award-winning software systems. The company is a Microsoft-partnered business with over 15 years of creating and delivering quality software solutions to their wide array of customers. As a member of their test department, you will be responsible for ensuring that the software that the company produces is thoroughly tested, such that it runs as expected. You will be a crucial component in ensuring that quality standards are met, which will in turn help to drive company success. Candidates must have a background in software testing, and must be a diligent, logical, and meticulous individual.

Responsibilities:
- To develop an understanding of the company's client-base and to understand how the client's products meet their needs.
- To identify project test requirements.
- Work alongside fellow team members to produce quality products.
- Plan, write and execute manual and automated tests.
- To push for the use of software best practices, as well as recommend changes to the test environment.
- Mentor/assist fellow team members when required.

Key Skills:
- Applicants must have at least two years commercial experience in testing (with a preference for client server testing experience in a .Net environment).
- Strong commercial experience using test automation tools such as Selenium/JMeter.
- Experience with Behaviour-Driven Development (eg: Specflow).

Nice to have:
- ISTQB certification
- Degree holder with a 2:1 in either a science/engineering background.
- Prior experience working in a Agile software development environment.
- Commercial experience creating and maintaining test automation frameworks.

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