Testing & QA

  • Graduate Software Test Engineer 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Ipswich

    Graduate/Junior Software Tester As a result of continued, ambition, expansion and demand my client, based out of some of the nicest premises in Suffolk, are actively looking for 2 Graduate/Junior Software Testers. This is an exciting technology centric company with a startup culture, great training and career progression opportunities. The Company A successful business in the field of bespoke application development on Desktop, Web, Embedded and Mobile platforms, my client enjoy an excellent reputation. Aided by access to some of the most cutting- edge tech available the development and QA teams work with client’s industries such as Audio Solutions, Internet of Things (IoT), Wearable Devices, Smart Devices and Automotive. Role Overview You will be responsible for QA testing software projects as part of the overall QA team, reporting to the Test Lead. The role covers the implementation and execution of code based automated tests for a variety of projects with the support and consultation of the QA and development teams. With the execution of manual functional tests if required and reporting defects and preparing reports when necessary. Familiarity with software development and management methodologies would be useful. You will be trained to use of the software management systems used and Agile development as required. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive, technology-led team directly involved in the development of exciting commercial software projects for existing and new clients and our own internal projects. To Be Considered Ideally you will already have or will be about to obtain a degree in Computer Science or related computing degree subject. The client will also consider candidates without degrees but with a genuine interest in QA/Testing. E.g. candidates currently studying toward industry qualifications such as ISEB/ISTQB. Desirable Skills/Experience/Knowledge • Familiarity with implementing and execution of automated tests. • Evaluating and increasing a test programs effectiveness. • An enthusiasm to learn new ways to develop test programs, develop new skills and knowledge. • Working with clients to support diagnostic and issue resolution. • Working knowledge of iOS and Android devices. • Good working knowledge of Mac OS X & Windows platforms • ISTQB foundation certificate in software testing. • Experience in scripting (Python, Shell scripts etc.) The Package • Competitive Starting Salary and Regular Opportunities for Progression • Great Benefits – including paid for training and attendance at technology seminars • Cutting Edge Tech • Modern Offices - including free gym membership, free haircuts, free hot/cold drinks • Immediate Opportunities for Interview and Start

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  • Software Test Specialist 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Basingstoke

    Software Test Specialist: Basingstoke. As a result of continued ambition and expansion, a leading Fintech company with a Global presence are looking for a Software Test Specialist. This role will appeal to strong manaul testers, perhaps with some automation exposure, who are ready to hit the ground running in the manual aspects but want to further her / his career in automation. Job Overview The development and execution of manual and automated test scenarios for a high-profile software solution for one of the world’s biggest banks. Including the testing of new functionality, regression testing against previously defined scenarios, user acceptance testing and business verification testing. In time (after training) ,design automated applications that will convert manual test preparation into automated test. Work with the test team and developers to understand what the challenges and requirements of each test are to ensure the process goes smoothly. Key Activities - Review Solution Design Documents (SDD), Functional Specification Documents (FSD), User Stories, release notes, user documentation, help files, and other project documentation to assure quality of the products and tests to be developed (i.e. perform manual static testing). - Integrate test suites into the test management system and custom test harnesses. - Participate in the Software Change Advisory Board to identify the quality implications of known bugs and the impact of proposed changes to product definition on the testing process. - Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test objects developed and test environments used. Experience Sought - ISEB/ISTQB qualifications in software testing (if not currently held, a desire to become certified) - Knowledge of test automation (e.g. SpecFlow, Gherkin, Cucumber) - Experience with software productivity tools - Good knowledge in software testing methodology and the system development lifecycle (Agile a V model) - Experienced in writing test cases and test strategies - Experience of unit testing, integration testing, performance testing, functional testing and client acceptance testing - Experience running and installing applications on Microsoft operating systems - Experience in testing Web based applications - Knowledge and experience in querying databases - Proven testing experience of business-critical packages - Good knowledge of MS Word and Excel. The Package The successful candidate can expect a very competitive starting salary, excellent benefits, generous holidays (34!) and extensive training, guidance and support. The company also pride themselves on offering opportunities for career progression so candidates can expect regular opportunities for career and financial advancement.

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  • QA Engineer 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: London

    QA Engineer. London. About the company: A technology-driven disruptor, they are a learning eBook subscription that gives users unlimited access to over 200,000+ professional and academic titles, for less than the price of a single book. The mission is to make education content more accessible and affordable. They do so through the use of powerful technology which has created a space where one can learn from the world’s professional and academic content. A modern, multicultural company, they have got rid of classical management hierarchies and, instead, distribute authority among all colleagues. They have fostered a unique company culture championing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication and mutual support. About the Role: The successful candidate will join a QA team producing test plans, test cases and automated tests working with agile developers in continuous delivery. The role will primarily involve planning and creating test cases, writing automated acceptance tests and coordinating with the developers to produce effective quality control measures for the engineering team. A knowledgeable team player is sought with the ability to take on a variety of test activities in the I.T team whilst promoting agile best practices. The ideal QA engineer will have a strong understanding of Selenium, Appium and API testing. The successful candidate will grow into the role of QA Engineer but the plan is for the role to grow with you. As a QA Engineer you will: • Plan and document test cases in conjunction with the product owner and development team. • Produce automated acceptance tests for web and mobile applications using Selenium, Appium and Java. • Co-ordinate with the development team to create and run acceptance tests within the sprint moving towards a BDD approach. • Engage in manual and exploratory testing of web and mobile applications. • Identify and co-manage defects with other QA team members. • Collect quality data and monitor team quality metrics • Contribute to the quality management strategy for the company Education: • Degree in Technical Subject Experience: • Experience writing automated acceptance tests using Selenium with Java for web applications. • Experience writing automated acceptance tests using Appium with Java for mobile applications. • Experience testing working with developers within an Agile environment. • Understanding of testing best practices (TDD, BDD) and ability to promote them throughout the company. • Understanding of web applications, mobile applications and test approaches. • Familiarity with JavaScript and databases (SQL/NOSQL). • Understanding of POM and Page Factory Required skills: • Technical skills in: Test Automation (Selenium & Appium) with Java. • Positivity and Optimism! Additional valuable skills: • Cucumber, Gherkin, Postman, AWS, MYSQL, NOSQL, Python, GitHub The Package: A competitive salary is on offer along with great benefits, a significant personal development budget, flexible work hours and the opportunity to design the way millions of students will read and learn.

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  • Junior Tester 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Basingstoke

    Junior Tester. Basingstoke. As a result of continued ambition and expansion, a leading Fintech company with a Global presence are looking for a Junior Software Tester. The key word for this role is, potential. The company have made it very clear that they want to hire someone at the beginning of her or his career. They are keen to offer the chance to someone who wants to break into the IT sector. As such, this will appeal to people who want to work in IT but as yet havent been given the chance to realise their potential and ambition. Job Overview: The development and execution of manual and automation test scenarios for an innovative Enterprise Cash Management (ECM) software suite; including the testing of new functionality, regression testing against previously defined scenarios, user acceptance testing and business verification testing. Key Activities (After a substantial training period): - Review Solution Design Documents (SDD), Functional Specification Documents (FSD), User Stories, release notes, user documentation, help files, and other project documentation to assure quality of the products and tests to be developed (i.e. perform manual static testing). - Integrate test suites into the test management system and custom test harnesses. - Participate in the Software Change Advisory Board to identify the quality implications of known bugs and the impact of proposed changes to product definition on the testing process. - Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test objects developed and test environments used. - Write automated test scenarios within test framework (Selenium C# and Specflow) Experience Sought: - Enthusiasm and passion for IT (in particular testing) - Ideally, ISEB/ISTQB qualifications in software testing (or if not, then thinking of doing) - Computer study related qualification would be an advantage - Knowledge in software testing methodology and the system development lifecycle (Agile a V model) - Good knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Beneficial: - Knowledge in writing test cases and test strategies - Knowledge of unit testing, integration testing, performance testing, functional testing and client acceptance testing - Knowledge running and installing applications on Microsoft operating systems - Knowledge in testing Web based applications - Knowledge and experience in querying databases The Package: The successful candidate can expect a competitive starting salary, excellent benefits, generous holidays (34!) and extensive training, guidance and support. The company also pride themselves on offering opportunities for career progression so candidates can expect regular opportunities for career and financial advancement.

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  • Software Test Engineer 7/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Leicester

    Software Test Engineer Overview A highly renowned organisation that promotes a creative and dynamic work environment is looking to recruit an experienced Software Test Engineer on a permanent basis in Leicester. This organisation produces market leading distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide and is aiming for substantial growth in the next 5 years. After an initial training period, youll work within one of our development teams and report to a team leader. You will be responsible for maintaining and leading the software test process within a development team. As a Software Test Engineer you will have: ? A thorough understanding of Software Test Design techniques. ? Understanding of bug management systems. ? Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, and detail-oriented approach. Key Responsibilities: ? Propose, implement, and maintain the formal testing process for the software products, working within the Scrum development framework. ? Implement and maintain automated testing, code quality control and code quality monitoring systems. ? Define Test Plans based on user stories and user acceptance criteria. ? Liaise with customers and stakeholders during User Acceptance and Operational Acceptance Tests ? Verify compliance of a product to internal and external quality standards ? Create and maintain test documentation Key Experience Required: ? Significant experience in testing software. ? Experience of working in a SCRUM team or other Agile development methods beneficial. ? Knowledge and experience of Software Testing using Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Test Manager or similar tool set. ? Experience of working within standardised models (IEEE 829) preferred. Qualifications You will ideally hold a 2:1 BSc Honours Degree or above in Computer Science, Software Testing or ISEB / ISTQB equivalent and already possess software testing experience within industry. The balance of competencies and skills being sought area: ? Highest ethics and integrity. ? Excellent analytical, interpersonal and team playing skills. ? Articulate with strong written and oral communication skills. ? The discipline to meet strict deadlines. ? Ability to self-learn (given suitable professional training). ? A strong drive for perfection. This is a great opportunity to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment. There are opportunities for career advancement within this thriving, award-winning professional organisation. Package Salary: £Negotiable depending on skills and experience. 25 days’ holiday Workplace Pension Childcare Voucher Scheme Great Location Fast growing and market leading organisation

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  • Business Test Analyst 7/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Gloucester

    BUSINESS TEST ANALYST As a result of continued ambition, expansion and demand this innovative healthcare software solutions provider in Gloucester are seeking to hire a Business Test Analyst. Role Overview Joining a small, Agile team (3 developers and 3 testers) the successful candidate will be contributing to brand new product development which a focus on SOA. This will be a challenging and diverse role which will have shades of manual and automation testing. The crux of the job is working with different stakeholders to gather and analyse requirements, helping to create user stories, then build test plans, cases and execute them. The type of testing will be split between manual and automation. The automation side of things is based around Selenium Web Driver written in Java. Person Overview This role will appeal to a Tester seeking a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovation-centric environment. In terms of the type of person, the job would be well suited to either a junior level automation tester or an experienced manual tester looking to learn automation. Qualifications/Experience Sought Traditional qualifications such as ISEB and ISTQB are not mandatory. However, it would be useful if candidates had such qualifications. Outside of this, candidates from a regulated industry (finance, banking, NHS for example) typically do well, as whilst this role isnt that heavy on documentation, candidates who have experience of working in a regulated environment typically do well. The Package The successful candidate can expect a very competitive salary, excellent benefits and generous holidays. Further to this, the company are very big on training and personal development. Accordingly, training is paid for by the company and there are frequent performance and pay reviews to ensure progression.

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  • Software Test Engineer / Author 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £35000 Location: Wokingham

    Based in Wokingham, my client designs and delivers labelling solutions for organizations that need complete product auto-identification and lifecycle traceability. With the continual tightening of labelling regulations and audits, they empower their clients to safeguard their reputation by ensuring compliance, and significantly reduce costs by eliminating recalls through labelling errors. Working within a team of developers and testers you will contribute to the on-going development of software products and services for both our own family of software and bespoke customer specific applications. You will be responsible for the creation of technical documents ranging from software test to installation scripts. You will need to be experienced in running and testing software to enable the creation of the required technical scripts and guides to a level acceptable to the appropriate regulatory requirements. Ideal candidates will have the following skills; + Software and testing background + Appropriate technical authoring experience + A knowledge of Medical Device and Pharmaceutical GMP requirements relating to Computer Services Validation (CSV) + Supervisory/Leadership experience desirable + ISEB / ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing + Experience of working within the GAMP V-Model + Automated software testing tools + Worked within life sciences arena Salaries for the role are expected to be in the 35k range.

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  • Senior Test Engineer 5/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: LONDON

    The Client My Client, based in London, are rapidly growing their core team and are now seeking a Test Engineer to join them. You would be joining an inter-disciplinary team of extraordinary developers and scientists, building the next generation scientific data management and machine learning platform, which is currently disrupting the multi-billion-dollar Biotechnology industry by enabling the creation of better drugs, faster. The Role Taking on the mantle of Senior Test Engineer will see you develop automated testing frameworks for a web-based application. You will implement and develop automated user acceptance tests and execute them in a Continuous Integration framework based on GitLab You will also be tasked with ensuring tests are aligned with product requirements (functional and non-functional). Design and develop automated test scenarios in frameworks like Behave using the Gherkin Language, whilst participating in troubleshooting and triaging of new issues in order to generate root cause identification and resolution You will also apply regression testing, as required in key points of the release cycle, and continue with my clients drive to extend automation to improve coverage and shorten test cycles. Salary is negotiable on experience ---- This is an opportunity to join a Sci-Tech company looking to shake the foundations of biotech and contribute to the success of this business. For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Kieran Whittaker on the below: - Tel: 0161 923 8174 Email: Kieran.Whittaker@wearenorthpoint.co.uk

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  • QA Tester 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £30000 Location: BRADFORD

    What do we need? We’re growing fast and we need bright, motivated individuals with a passion for IT and a belief in excellent customer service to join our testing team. As such we need a Tester, to be responsible for, + Assisting in the preparation of test plans and test scripts + Preparing a test plan and test scripts to test each software component + Identify and analyse problems, reporting or escalating appropriately + Ensuring quality and accuracy is maintained through to software release + Preparing and maintaining detailed documentation for distribution with software releases. + Demonstrating new and updated functionality changes to internal staff where required +Providing feedback to the development team +Ensure work is carried out in accordance with the schedule and quality requirements Who are you? You will have the ability to multitask, possess excellent communication skills and have experience of automated testing via MS Test Manager. You will have good problem solving abilities and also a meticulous attention to detail, which will enable you to document and plan. Essential Skills / Qualities: +Thorough knowledge of structured test methods and processes +Detailed knowledge of manual functional testing +Experience within a commercial software testing environment; testing Windows software applications / database applications +A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work +Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues. +Experience of legal software solutions would be advantageous, as would the use of MS Test Manager and Team Foundation +Experience of automated testing via MS Test Manager or similar applications +Residing within easy travelling distance of our Bradford office Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative, be reliable, conscientious and most of all a team player. What do you get? Pay is important, but it’s not all you can look forward to. As well as a competitive salary, you can also enjoy a wide range of benefits that recognise the contribution you make to our continued success. These include a well-funded pension scheme with top-up facilities that we will contribute to, share ownership schemes and a wide range of voluntary benefits. Hours – 9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday Location – Office based at our Bradford premises however some travel to client sites may be required on an ad-hoc basis

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  • Quality Assurance Analyst 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £40000 Location: WALTON-ON-THAMES

    Quality Assurance Analyst Company Overview: For more than 25 years, my client has been the leader in defect prevention. Their solutions are highly sophisticated and are designed to work hand-in-hand with developers so as to promote safe coding practices and proactively ensure the highest quality code for safety-critical and mission-critical systems. The QA team plays a crucial role within the business and are a principal reason why the company enjoys an excellent reputation. As part of the QA team you can expect exposure to some of the most cutting-edge techniques and high job satisfaction. Summary: The Quality Assurance Analyst is responsible for the implementation and execution aspects of system and software test, including test design, scripting, documentation, test execution, defect analysis and report. Must have some experience in test automation. Responsibilities: • Analyzes complex requirements and execute appropriate test strategy and test cases. • Execute test cases • Contribute into test automation development and execution • Contribute to project planning, estimation and project tracking. • Manage the test environment. • Share the knowledge with other testers on areas of expertise. • Assists in the development and implementation of Quality Assurance policies and procedures. Competency Requirements: • Competent in software troubleshooting, tests and general work planning and time management. • Competent in development of test documentation • Competent in performing tests • Competent in recording, reporting, and tracking defects to accurately depict the status of the system • Competent in the development and execution of test automation (Squish is being used but experience in this isn’t necessary as training will be provided) • Competent in multi platform environment • Competent at least in one of the scripting languages (Python, Perl, XML) The Package The successful candidate can expect a starting salary in the range of £30k - £40k depending on experience. Also on offer are continued training and opportunities for career progression along with a leading benefits package which includes excellent pension contributions, health insurance and life insurance.

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