Software QA

Location: Solihull
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: LDW014
Our client, a Midlands-based software house, is looking to take on a Software QA. Their team has recently been going through a period of significant expansion, and as such they require more hands on deck in their Innovation team. Since its founding, the company has been responsible for creating quality software solutions for clients in their sector, and are now considered as one of the leading companies in the area. The company is ideally looking for candidates who have around 5 years of industry experience in QA, with solid exposure to both manual and automated testing, as well as API testing.

Responsibilities
- You will be expected to work well alongside colleagues in an Agile software development environment.
- Carry out manual/automated testing on company software, as well as being able to conduct test plans.
- You must be technically aware, with a good understanding of the need for software testing.
- You will identify and log software defects, providing input to the development teams for repair.

Key Skills
- Minimum 5 years of commercial testing experience in manual/automation
- An IT/Business related degree
- ISTQB testing certification
- Experience with automated testing tools, such as Selenium, Cucumber, Unified Functional Testing
- Experience with testing tools like Jemmy, Junit and Jmeter.
- Knowledge of API testing, with experience of Postman.
- Agile Development experience.

Additional Skills
- Exposure to Jira/Confluence or other Agile tools, as well as to Test Driven Design.
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

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