Sole Software Tester – manual software testing

East Midlands


£35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits & training


Sole Software Tester – manual software testing – up to £40k

Senior Software Tester, Sole Software Tester, Senior Test Analyst, Lead Test, Lead Tester, Senior Tester, Software Tester, Systems Tester, Test Engineer, Agile, Quality Assurance, V Model, ISEB, ISTQB, BCS, Waterfall, Manual, Test, TDD, BDD, UI, API, Test Case Design – Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, East Midlands up to 45K

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Tester to join this specialist software house as they embark on developing ground-breaking applications.

If you’ve entered a company and set-up a testing function from scratch, this is the role for you.

The successful candidate will work as a sole software tester utilising their manual testing strengths in this specialist product team. Being a singular tester, you will need to be able to hit the ground running as well as take ownership of regression and exploratory testing working closely with the developers and rest of the team. Being at senior level, you will be a key figure in contributing to the Test Strategy as well as being a key figure as the testing function grows.

Further required experience and responsibilities include:

* Create and run test cases
* Defect management
* Test reporting
* Risk analysis
* SQL database interrogation
* Web, mobile and cross-browser testing
* WEP API testing
* Relevant qualifications (ISTQB, ISEB, BCS, etc.)

You’ll enjoy working in a true Agile environment utilising TDD and BDD techniques. Working closely with the software developers and the development team, you will ensure the highest standard of software quality as part of a collaborative process so will need to have great communication skills and not afraid to speak up. This client embraces the importance of software testing as well as offering you opportunity to gain new skills and grow the ones you already have.

An attractive salary is on offer up to £40K, ongoing reviews to ensure progression as well as holidays, pension plan etc.

The office is based in Leicester easily commutable from the surrounding Leicester aread, Nottingham, and Derby.

Candidates of all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this Job. Ascent People LTD is acting as an employment agency in respect to this vacancy.

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