Salary: Competitive Rates
Job Type: Contract
Expiration date: 13 June 2018
With direction from the Test lead, facilitate the creation of in house developed applications and the purchase of off the shelf applications. To ensure they assist in providing business solutions that are to an acceptable quality, add the required value to the business and are successfully tested.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks
As a tester within the development team, you will specialise in ensuring code meets the business acceptance criteria. Under the guidance of the software test lead, you will be responsible for the quality assurance stage of software development and deployment.
You will ensure the software purchased and/or created by the development team is fit for purpose. You will be responsible for ensuring any concerns raised through the process are heard to release management and any known issues are agreed before code release.
You will analyse the software and systems to avert risk and prevent software issues following release to a live environment.
Your role is integral to the creation of software systems and purchased products.
Ultimately this role is to drive the finding bugs and issues within a product before it is released to everyday users. This will cover small projects (for example a minor change to an existing system) through to large projects spanning months of work and multiple sites.
Qualifications and Experience
• Previous experience in a testing role, including testing on significant projects.
• Experience of managing test data in Visual Studio.
• Good commercial awareness across all business areas.
• Basic Coding Development of Automated Tests
• Excellent communicator.
• Problem solving skills.
• Attention to detail.
• The ability to work under pressure.
• Competent technical skills.
• A passion for technology and business process improvement.