Senior Software Test Analyst (hands-on) – Global software house

East Midlands


£32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits


Senior Software Tester, Test Analyst, Manual Tester, Software Tester, QA Tester, Application Tester, Lead Tester, Senior Tester

* Are you an experience senior software tester looking for your next challenge in manual testing?
* Do you enjoy managing and leading a teams and projects whilst keeping your hands dirty and doing hands-on testing?
* Want to work for an industry leading global software house where you will progress and be a key part of testing moving forward?

We have a great opportunity for an ambitious Senior Test Analyst or Lead Tester with strong experience in manual software testing practises as well as project or team leadership and management. This is a superb chance for a Senior Test Analyst/Test Engineer/Software Tester to step up and join an exciting forward thinking establishment who are all about the technology and ultimately grow their career in progressive software testing.

We are looking for established Senior Software Testers who enjoy getting their hands dirty, enjoy leading teams and projects and above all are passionate for all things testing related. Our client is an innovative software house creating slick industry specific applications and software.

You will be leading and managing the project test team’s activities as well as working closely with the test manager, stakeholders, business analysts and project managers so hands-off management will be a small part of this role (roughly 30%). This does mean you will still predominately be hands-on testing for projects so will still be expected to get stuck in.

Ideal experience to have:

* 5+ years experience with manual software testing tools & SDLC (software development life cycle)
* Experience leading/managing projects or test teams
* ISTQB or ISEB qualified

This client is looking for good problem solvers so any analytics background is a plus (mathematics, physics, etc. education such as degree).

Experience supporting test managers/lead testers is also highly desirable

Our client have a fantastic reputation and are leaders within their field. Not only are they a global software house but also leaders within their industry who offer opportunities for career progression and growth. For experience of solid software testing and senior level duties, our client is willing to pay ~£35k & with a great package to compliment it as well as the opportunity to gain further experience in automated testing.

Apply now for immediate consideration! This role is based in Derby in the East Midlands and is easily commutable from the surrounding Derby area, Leicester, Nottingham, Chesterfield and most places in the East Midlands. Candidates of all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this role. Ascent People is acting as an employment agency in respect of this vacancy.

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