Software Test Engineer

Recruiter
Rockfield Specialist Recruitment
Location
Malvern, Worcestershire
Salary
From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
15 Jun 2019
Ref
1131820720
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a well-established leader in their field. Having successfully completed a merger with a large and complementary, international business over the last year or so, the group is now focussed on growth, both organic and via acquisition. In line with their ambitious growth plans, they launching many new and ever more technical products and, in support of this, they seek to appoint an experienced Software Test Engineer to join their busy software team.

As software test engineer you will contribute to the testing and documentation of software programmes within a scrum environment.

Working within the software team using an agile methodology you will be involved in providing the software and embedded software test specifications, test cases and test automation suites necessary to provide robust and reliable software.

Key Skills
  • Strong experience with manual testing experience with some experience in automation, or open to developing skills in automation.
  • Technically minded.
  • Able to promote quality and best practice during the planning and execution of new software features as well as during testing.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills, including communication with staff and customers, establishing good relationships internally and externally.
  • Strong interest in the latest technology.
  • Experience of the Microsoft development stack (TFS, Visual Studio, Test Manager).
  • BSc Hons in Computing or other related degrees highly desirable.
  • Experience maintaining computer hardware and test environments would be advantageous.
  • Mentoring and supporting less experienced members of the software team.
  • Experience with windows programming in C# .Net and C++.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Exposure to automation test principles.

The company and this role offers the right person significant scope for personal development both within the local business but also internationally (if desired). If you feel you have the required skills and experience and would be interested in more detail, apply now attaching your CV and we will be in touch promptly.

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