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Software Tester
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Recruiter: NFP People
Listed on: 10th January
Location: KT8 9AU
Salary/Rate: £33238 - £33238
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: 1037
Contact Name: NFP People

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Software Tester

Do you have experience in software testing? Our client is currently seeking a Technical Software Tester to provide assurance that their various software systems are fit for purpose and free from defects.

Our client is an independent charity that manages some of the United Kingdoms most prestigious royal palaces. As part of this role you will experience what it`s like to work in a truly unique environment packed with heritage and history.

Position: Technical Software Tester
Location: East Molesey, Surrey.
Salary: 33,238 per annum
Duration: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 36 hours per week.
Closing Date: 31st January 2019


Pension plan, life assurance and income replacement, 25 day`s annual leave plus bank holidays. This increases to 28 days after 3 years. Membership to Historic Royal Palaces, giving you, plus guests free entry to all palaces, retail discounts, long service rewards.

Committed to the well-being of their staff, our client offers flexible working, enhanced maternity benefits and shared parental leave, onsite health tests and wellbeing events, , ride2Work scheme, and much more...

About the role of the Software Tester:

As a Technical Software Tester, you will be responsible for completing standard test tasks, such as creating test plans and writing test scripts from functional requirements. You will administer Automaton test tool and maintain and run automated test scripts on identified key systems.

You will record and monitor detailed metrics to track the progress and outcomes of the testing process and will communicate progress at regular intervals. You will report and escalate issues to internal customers and the software supplier. You will keep track of known issues to identify trends so that fixes can be targeted to specific areas of functionality.

About You:

Do you want to work for an organisation that understand that people are the key to success and aim to recruit, retain, develop and motivate?

There are exciting large projects taking place at present and with future projects planned, the Software Tester position provides a great opportunity for you to be part of this. Future projects may include a new ticketing system website and there is also scope for this role to develop the use of automation tools for testing within the organisation.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent within a Science or IT related field, with experience of working on a project, testing an application from requirement to delivery and will have extensive knowledge of software testing.

Your strong communication and interpersonal skills will complement your analytical skills and your ability to think logically. You will be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, both alongside your team and on your own. Basic knowledge of SQL and test automaton is also essential

Other roles you may have experience of would include: Automation Tester, Technical Tester, QA Tester, Test Analyst, Manual Test Analyst, Test Engineer, SQL, Automation Software, QA Engineer, Automation Test Analyst, Quality Analyst, Test Architect, etc.