Software Test Analyst

Birmingham 30K - 35K Permanent

Posted on behalf of


An established industry leader with a reputation held in high regard, with 1000+ employees and hubs across the UK, are building a rapidly growing and talented tech team as they continue to invest into the development and testing of core internal applications.

Underpinning this complex business is a SaaS software suite and companion mobile apps. There is a dedicated software team responsible for the design, development and deployment of its own solutions throughout the network.

With plans to implement a SaaS branch into business, this is a unique opportunity for someone who is career driven, as you will have the ability to progress within the company extensively.

Job Description

The Software QA will join a small but growing software development team. A key part of the company’s strategy for growth is to expand its software development team in order to accelerate the delivery of successful development projects.

The new recruit will be work on QA of the company’s SaaS platform and mobile apps. Working in an agile environment, addressing the needs of retail customers, regional depots, head office personnel and more.

Key Responsibilities

•Cross platform testing and QA of solutions, SaaS and mobile.

•Test design and specification.

•Collaborating with system stakeholders and colleagues to understand system expectations from a performance and UI/UX perspective.

•Implementing automated testing where possible.

•Tracking issues and fixes.

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

•A minimum of 2 years’ software testing experience preferably testing SaaS / Cloud based solutions.

•Experience of agile processes and working in an agile environment will be an advantage.

•Experience working with an automated test tool (e.g. Selenium) is essential.

Other beneficial skills may include:

•A/AS level or equivalent educated.

•Excellent personal time management, organisational skills and attention to detail.

•A recognised testing qualification is an advantage e.g. ISTQB.


•Flexible working is available (dividing time between home and office working, usually 4 days remote, 1 day in-office).

•Performance bonus.

•Unique opportunity to join a growing professional software development team, working with the latest tools and techniques.

•Chance to shape the future vision of the QA team.

•Potential share options within the new SaaS function.

•Chance to work with the latest testing tools, under a highly technical leadership team

•Company pension.

•Private medical healthcare after 1 years’ service.

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