Sole Software Tester – to up to £45k

East Midlands


£35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training


Senior Software Tester (Automated Testing training) – up to £45k

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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Software Tester to join this specialist software house as they embark on developing ground-breaking applications that utilise everything from Artificial Intelligence to ChatBot technologies.

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 given the opportunity to gain Automated Testing training from the wider business. You should already have some knowledge but this will give you the support to gain the commercial skills.

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
* Automated testing knowledge – e.g. an understanding of test automation, frameworks and any programming skills will be advantageous.
* 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 engineers 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 £45K, ongoing reviews to ensure progression and salary rewards, training & certification, bonus, 25 days holidays, pension plan etc.

The office is based in Nottingham in the East Midlands, easily commutable from Nottingham, Derby and Leicester – free parking but accessible by public transport.

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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