Software Tester

Job Title: Software Tester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Lothian, Scotland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J903103_1571409666
Contact Name: Anna Trojak
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2019 15:41

Job Description

Overall responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to define test strategies and preparing testing approaches for our software solutions
  • Align software test activities to meet scrum and product release demands
  • Use exploratory and functional testing approaches to ensure quality of system and integration testing
  • Use of best of breed automation tools to achieve repeatable regression and non-functional testing
  • Where necessary work with QA engineers to ensure any hardware to software interfaces are tested and validated
  • Review user stories and identify additional conditions of acceptance for testing criteria to ensure developers take in to account all quality aspects of user stories.
  • Participate in scrum team discussions on product design and presenting test results to the engineering team and management
  • Where necessary, engage with our client testers in a positive and collaborative manner

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven experience of working in a software testing environment, using and developing automated test routines through tools such as Selenium, JMeter, PostMan, SoapUI, Micro Focus UFT, etc.
  • Problem solving skills - Identifying issues, exploring alternative solutions and providing the right level of support to the development team
  • Good organisational skills and comfortable working against challenging timescales
  • Knowledge of some of our key programming languages, including; Javascript, Java, C#, C++ and other .NET stack languages
  • Knowledge of Restful and service based testing
  • Working knowledge of databases (RDBMS/NoSQL/Time series).
  • Ability to learn new and emerging technologies
  • UK driving licence

Desirable Knowledge:

  • PTC Thingworx experience
  • Existing IoT/IIoT or Edge computing knowledge
  • Knowledge of SaaS vs On-Premise deployments

Personal Qualities:

  • Confident and capable, able to work under own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain focus on next delivery/drop.
  • Investigating and solving compatibility problems.
  • Customer interactions - Face to face, over the phone, on a skype call.
  • Have good communication skills and be prepared to challenge customer expectations
  • Be flexible in working methods.

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