Software Tester

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£35000.00 - £47500 per annum + benefits
15 Sep 2016
13 Oct 2016
Industry Sector
IT / Technology
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
We are working with a key player in the car insurance and car tracking sector who are now recruiting for an experienced Software Tester. You will join an experienced Projects/Products Development team with a key aim to streamline the test and release process for the clients they serve - internally and externally.

This is an exciting time to join as they are looking to significantly develop their technology business and the products they offer to their client base and partners. The business as a whole is growing as they work with car rental firms, leasing companies, insurers and also as they develop their own insurance business. You will develop and implement test procedures and help the software development team create usable digital products. You might work on new mobile apps, new software, new web apps or even hardware.

If you have a track record within software testing combined with full software / product lifecycle development experience, we want to hear from you!

The technology team manages business systems across all divisions, business units and external clients. This includes bespoke .NET web applications, SharePoint sites and other related systems.

As an experienced software tester, your responsibilities include:
- Development of test frameworks from scratch
- Automation Testing, innovating to find ways to effectively automate tests that would otherwise have to be executed manually.
- Coordinate User Acceptance Testing and UI testing procedures
- Coordinate feedback to the development team with problems found
- Monitor and maintain the regression test suite
- Continually improve the test suit in terms of adding tests to increase test coverage, improving the robustness of existing automatic tests and increasing test execution speed, again in collaboration with the product developers
- Keep up to date with the latest test automation technologies for web and mobile testing.

As this is a new role, you will have previous experience of implementing new procedures and processes. In time this role will develop into a team lead role and line management experience would be advantageous.

Experience Required: -
- At least 4 years' experience in software testing.
- Proven experience in Automation Testing and the development of test frameworks from scratch
- Strong experience with modern automated test tools and techniques (Selenium Webdriver/GRID, Cucumber, etc.)
- Demonstrable experience of the development of automatic test scripts.
- An analytical mind to help identify, isolate and describe problems found and to develop and debug automatic test scripts.
- . Net MVC framework experience
- Manual software testing experience.
- A desire to help create high quality world leading web based products.

Highly desirable:
- An IT or science degree, or equivalent.
- A software testing qualification
- Experience of using automated testing tools or frameworks.
- A background in software development.
- Experience of testing web applications or smartphone/tablet apps.

This is a live role with a key client. For immediate consideration and full details, please apply ASAP.

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