Software Tester (Development) - Isle of Wight

Salary: Circa £30,000 (dependant on experience)
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full time
Location: Isle of Wight
Posted on 17 April 2018
Job Start Date: Immediate start available

IT / Engineering

We are currently looking for a Software Tester to join a fantastic company based here on the Isle of Wight. With a competitive salary and welcoming team, this role offers long term stability and potential for career progression. 

Focused on both front end and back end software development, the Test Specialist will plan, manage and be responsible for delivery of testing regimes designed to ensure that the end product is completed to the highest standards.

We are seeking a strong communicator (both written and verbal) who can work comfortably with technical developers, end users and senior management to ensure the best results. This role requires a team player who can work collaboratively with others.

The Testing Specialist will need to implement testing that will cover the full software development cycle including transitions, data integrity, environment and infrastructure.

Project management skills will be required to ensure deadlines are met and that all testing projects are well co-ordinated and test delivery is lead from the front.

The successful applicant will also need to have exceptional organisation and administrative skills, able to create clear documentation and paper trails of testing and specifically any associated risk involved.  

Strong knowledge in the following areas is required:

  • Software development processes, ideally including Agile,
  • Testing management tools (e.g. Selenium)
  • (Some or all of the following) PHP, MySQL, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Node.js, GoLang.
  • Linux/Unix/GNU environments.
  • Test driven and behaviour driven software development.
  • IEEE829 Standard for Software and System Test Documentation.
  • ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Software Testing preferred.
  • Online usability and accessibility legislation and practices

We are looking for someone with good risk management skills who is self-motivated and works well under pressure. Excellent attention to detail is required to ensure precision in a fast-paced environment. 

Applicants will need to have experience of a wide variety of 'hands-on testing' methods including, user acceptance, regression, load testing and various security testing methods. Experience with high volume, high availability cloud based systems as a Test Specialist or above will be highly desirable.

If you fit the brief we would love to discuss the role with you in more detail, please login / register below and upload a current CV and cover letter giving a short overview of your specific software testing experience 

Isle of Wight Jobs Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment agency and business on behalf of this employer. We will be providing a qualified shortlist of suitable applicants to the hiring manager and will be unable to release further details regarding the identity of this business prior to shortlisting. 

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