30000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000/annum
16 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Our client a leading software development company and a trusted partner to the general insurance industry is looking to recruit a Tester to join their team based in Worcester.

Job Title: Tester
Location: Worcester
Salary: 30,000

Purpose of the role:

Working within an Agile team, the key purpose of the Tester role is to deliver Quality, increase the velocity of the sprint and implement QA Strategy and Plan.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide Quality Assurance and testing expertise for insurance systems

* Work with stakeholders to identify risk-based tests in an agile methodology

* Contribute to the maintenance of current regression scripts impacted by assigned projects

* When needed, run manual, or automation technical tests as part of the assigned projects

* Work with the Test Lead to introduce new tools, or techniques in testing to improve test coverage, reduce testing time and improve defect identification.

* Work within development teams and the wider business to identify a test/QA solution, work on a strategy, estimates, and test plans.

* Provide analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and translating into test and quality solutions.

* Define capability improvement opportunities for the testing organisation.

* Provide accurate and timely test status reports.

* Provide QA support to the Scrum Teams for the execution of tests during the product development phase under the management of a Scrum Master.


* ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing would be an advantage

* Experience of implementing complex test plans in a variety of environments

* Excellent understanding of the testing lifecycle, phase test objectives, entry/exit acceptance criteria and risk-based approaches to the testing lifecycle definition

* Experience working as an automation tester would be an advantage:

* Experience in coding with C#, .NET, Java or Ruby

* Automation experience with Calabash, Xamarin or Appium

* Knowledge of Selenium & Cucumber/Specflow

* Experience of working in pressured environment to strict deadlines

* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

* Strong organisational and interpersonal skills