Software Test Engineer

Ref: 178Monday 10 December 2018

TEST ENGINEER

Permanent

Competitive Salary

Edinburgh

This role is available across both mid and senior level

The Company

Join our client as they continue to expand their testing team. Trailblazers within their market, the software they create and the talented team they possess has allowed them to enjoy continued success. Despite having outgrown the start-up phase and securing huge clients, that independent, proactive, and dynamic nature which sits at the heart of how they function as they have transformed into one of Scotland’s premier software houses. This is an opportunity to come join their story.

The Role

The vacancies are across both mid and senior tester levels. The software teams function in a decisively agile way, with sprints and scrum teams and frequent releases – the idea is that the software comes first. An idea can and will turn into a finished product within a few weeks. If you’re an innovator, this idea could even be one of yours. Your skills will also be taken into account when deciding which parts of the software you will be testing as different areas require different expertise.  As part of your software team, you will be responsible for the quality of the software that are used by millions of customers.

The Candidate

First and foremost, you’ll need a passionate technologist. Someone who can grow with the company is extremely desirable. A can do-spirit will get you far. As will the ability to communicate and verbalise your opinions in a constructive manner.

As for the technical side of things, a range of the following experience is attractive:

  • Planned and implemented tests at all levels of the stack, eg,
    • Client-side (UI)
    • Back-end processes
    • API
    • Databases
  • Functional, system, integration, regression testing experience within a commercial environment is a must
  • Automation experience is a fantastic bonus,
    • There exist places within the company for both automation engineers and manual testers.
    • Strong manual testers who show a desire for and talent for the role will get exposure to automation and the opportunity to expand their skills in this regard.
  • Experience working in agile environments, and experience in BDD or TDD in particular
  • Any ability to implement tools or functions in software delivery that can slow down or speed up delivery time
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation

 

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