Software Test Engineers - Isle of Wight

Salary: Circa £20,000 - £28,000 p/a dependant on experience
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full time
Location: Isle of Wight
Posted on 11 September 2017
Job Start Date: To be discussed as required

Engineering / IT


Offering innovation, security, stability and a stunning location to boot, this is one of the best opportunities in software testing in the UK you are likely to find.

Plus we have not one but two chances to get a foot in the door with this industry leader!

This truly global engineering firm is blazing a trail of innovation in their sector and are seeking two new hires to join their Testing Section. The team at this site are focused on providing vital software solutions, primarily to industrial facilities within the oil and gas, chemical and energy sectors, in their specialist area showing continuous stability and growth.

“Wherever there’s an industrial process, we can provide a software solution” - Divisional Director

What is unique about this company is the team here on the Isle of Wight, who cover all aspects of the product and system lifecycle, they are known in the industry to be a hub of innovation and creativity with the added strength of an onsite sales division and global technical support.

The staff at this business are self-proclaimed ‘problem solvers’ and take great pride in developing software and systems that have dramatic positive impacts on their clients by both improving safety and saving money. To fit in with this team, you will need to be enthusiastic, pro-active and have the ability to clearly communicate your ideas and findings at all levels.

The two vacancies on offer are:

1 x Testing Engineer (Automated)

1 x Testing Engineer (Manual)

Primary responsibilities will be to test software developments and system integration for clients, duties will include:

  • High level interaction with management and engineering
  • Develop a sound understanding of each product and project testing objectives
  • Design test plans to meet all quality objectives
  • Design and execute effective test procedures by both manual or automated methods
  • Create and issue of test reports
  • Liaise with all teams to ensure problems are solved effectively

These roles would be ideally suited to graduates from a computing or related subject, or alternatively individuals with practical experience in software development and / or testing. Experience with SQL Query, ideally Microsoft SQL Server and basic experience with Microsoft TFS and Test Manager would give applicants a distinct advantage.

Applicants must have a sound understanding of Windows IT systems including windows client and server-side set up.

This is the perfect environment for anyone looking to forge a career in testing and software engineering as this company has an excellent track record of internal promotion and professional development, with staff generally staying with the company long term.  Also on offer is a competitive salary with bonus, pension and healthcare options and childcare voucher scheme.


To apply for this position please upload a current CV and cover letter answering the following question:

Why does your experience make you an ideal team member for Software Testing?


If you would like a confidential discussion regarding this vacancy, you can contact Katy Harwood, Recruitment Manager on 01983 475110. 

Isle of Wight Jobs is acting as an employment agency and business on behalf of this employer, we will be creating a qualified shortlist for interview to the hiring manager. We will be unable to release specifics regarding the employer until the post reaches the shortlisting stages.

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