Trainee Quality Assurance Tester – Software
Location: Knutsford, WA16 0SG
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £20K to £25K.
Established in 1992, our client is a successful UK based company who specialise in software integration solutions for smarter building, fire and security systems. This is a company with a proven track record in delivering software development and integrated system solutions throughout the UK & globally for high security environments and critical infrastructure, enabling organisations to reduce operational costs and enhance operational efficiency.
Due to continued success, our client is currently looking for a Trainee Quality Assurance Tester who will work as part of a small team performing testing and reporting activities on their range of software products and interfaces, including performance tests to 3rd party hardware and software.
•Create tests to verify functional, regression and non-functional acceptance criteria.
•Test execution and test report logging using the appropriate test management tools.
•Take responsibility for ensuring that defects are identified and managed. Collaborate with all stakeholders to deliver software releases on time and to the required quality standards.
•Contribute to daily stand-ups and retrospective reviews.
•Review user manuals, specifications and make recommendations where necessary to improve user experience.
•Work to planned deliverable milestones, able to update peers on progress, seek help and advice where needed.
•Keep up-to-date with current technology trends and advancements such as virtualisation, communication technologies etc.
•Any other duties (guidance and supervision provided where necessary) as part of the Quality Assurance and testing department.
The candidate who would be suited for the position will possess the following skills and experience:
•Demonstrate basic understanding of Software Development Life Cycle
•Demonstrate basic understanding of one the following Testing models (Agile,Waterfall, V-Model)
•Keen Interest in technology (past and present)
•Good attention to Detail
•Possess a technical qualification (NVQ Level 2/3, BTEC/EDEXCEL Computing, Computer Science, Electronics, Engineering or equivalent qualification)
•Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Experience In some or all of the following:
•working in a testing or software development team
•Test Case Creation
•Factory Acceptance Testing
•Test Tools and Test Management (e.g. JIRA, Smart bear, Bugzilla, Selenium, Test Rail)
•Test Types (Manual/Automation)
•Experience of systems configuration (software, hardware)
•Experience of technology: Virtualization (Hyper-V, VMware), Microsoft SQL Server, Mobile Devices, Web Site Design or administration (Word Press), Dashboards
•Industry Certification BCS\ISTQB Testing Foundation Certificate
•The candidate must be self-motivated and enthusiastic and have good organisational skills.
If you’re the ideal candidate, please send your CV today by clicking the APPLY button below.
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