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Junior Software Tester

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Recruiter: Lorax Compliance Ltd.
Listed on: 29th September 2020
Location: Rugby
Salary/Rate: £19000 - £23000
Type: Permanent

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Junior Software Tester
Reporting To: QA Team Leader
Location: Rugby
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000
Who ARE you
You are a recent graduate, apprentice, or someone with a few years' experience within a software development team. You are looking to develop your ability and knowledge to the next level. You have a passion for testing software and a desire to work within a team at the forefront of modern software development. You will be up to date with current software QA best practices. You should relish the chance to work with the latest cloud-based and serverless technologies and be ready for the challenge of learning the ins and outs of an existing application.  You are excited at the prospect of working in a small, agile development team. You have an environmental conscience and want to work for a like-minded ethical company with an easy-going atmosphere.
Who ARE WE
Lorax Compliance Ltd is an environmental technology company based in Rugby, Warwickshire. Founded in 2014, our vision is to provide the finest technology and expertise within the scope of international Stewardship and Extended Producer Responsibility for companies with an environmental conscience.
The companies we work with are obligated under the Extended Producer Responsibility regulations, which make them responsible for the waste they create; this covers the products they manufacture (electrical/electronic equipment, batteries, textiles, tyres), the packaging it is supplied in, and the supply chain it is purchased from.
The regulations we handle are worldwide; we have an international presence both in reporting scope and customers.
Lorax Compliance Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.
What we offer
A competitive salary, the opportunity to request flexible working hours and remote or home-based working days alongside a benefits package which includes a cycle-to-work scheme, access to our company wellbeing program, free fruit & cereal bars in the office and many opportunities for professional or personal growth.
Description
The purpose of this role is to support the development of our world-class, cloud-based environmental software which provides environmental submissions and solutions to our international customers. You will join our expanding development team and be involved in the QA and testing of all aspects of a world-leading software solution.
 
Key Responsibilities

Analyse documentation / requirements to develop test plans and test data
Execute test plans within the software to determine data reporting consistency
Execute all levels of testing (system, integration, and regression)
Design and develop automation scripts and test cases
Detect and report software defects
Collaborate closely with other team members and departments
Apply quality engineering principles throughout the Agile product lifecycle
Provide support and documentation

Required Attributes
Essential

Knowledge of the software development process and QA practices
Industry curiosity and motivation to learn new skills and technologies
Strong attention to detail
Good communicator with an ability to clearly report problems and defects
Bachelor's degree, professional qualifications or relevant experience
Permission to work in the UK, by the start of employment

 
Desirable

Experience in software testing
Strong mathematical background
Experience of Agile methodology
Experience of Azure DevOps (Visual Studio Team Services, TFS)
Experience of Microsoft SQL Server and T-SQL
Experience of Selenium testing using C#
Knowledge of cloud-based and serverless architectures