Software QA Tester

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Quality Assurance Testing
Reference: HMC15
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Well-established Midlands software house seeking an experienced tester in order to ensure the quality of their bespoke, award-winning software systems. They are Microsoft-partnered business with over 15 years of creating and delivering quality software solutions to 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:

- Develop an understanding of the client-base and how to meet their needs.
- To identify project test requirements.
- Produce quality product alongside a supportive team.
- Plan, write and execute manual and automated tests.
- Push for the use of software best practices, as well as recommend changes to the test environment.

Essential:

- 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).

Preferable:

- 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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