Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

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    Southampton, Hampshire

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    Aleksandra Kontra

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    about 1 year ago

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Software Test Engineer to join our client's team in Southampton!


* Develop test plans and scripts from business/technical requirements and specifications;
*Perform exploratory testing on early-stage code;
*Perform a wide range of test activities such as functional/non-functional, regression and performance testing;
*Advise the team about overall risks and trends;
*Facilitate communication between the technical & business Stakeholders.

Required Skills:

*Three years plus experience in a Software Testing role within in a Microsoft Windows environment;
*Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the role a tester plays in the full systems development life cycle;
*Ability to write T-SQL and interrogate a database using Microsoft Client tools;
*Ability to identify and document defects;
*Ability to carry out test planning and procedures;
*Experience working on Scrum teams in sprints;
*Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide audience of technical, non-technical and stakeholders, on all levels;
*Understanding of how to construct and document test cases;
*Knowledge of automated test scripts and interpreting results;
*Clear and concise documentation skills.

Nice to have:

*Agile Systems Development Life Cycle Knowledge;
*ISEB testing qualifications a plus;
*Experience working on Scrum teams;
*Understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle (iterative and incremental);
*Familiarity with functional and non-functional software requirements;
*Working knowledge of scripting/programming in C#.

If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, do not hesitate to get in touch!