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Software QA Tester - Flexible Remote

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Recruiter: Recruitment Revolution
Listed on: 10th November 2020
Location: Glasgow
Salary/Rate: £30000 - £35000
Salary Notes: + Flexible Home-Working + Pension + Career Progression
Type: Permanent

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As part of our continued growth, we have a requirement for a Software QA Tester based at our newly opened Glasgow City Centre Office (when re-opened, until such time home working will be required). If you are a skilled Software QA Tester who excels in a dynamic fast-paced environment, where you can apply your skills by working closely with Operations and IT teams, then this could be for you. Are you experienced in full system development lifecycle (SDLC) validation, including design, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes? If so, Elcom would love to hear from you! Put your detailed driven QA abilities to practice in an organization that values excellence in product delivery.
You will be working closely with the development team and product owners preparing for and conducting capability assessments, providing insight into the findings for further remediation or assisting with the development of proper user documentation.
Role Info:
Software QA Tester | Enterprise Business Management Software (eProcurement and Inventory Management)
Glasgow | £30,000 - £35,000 + Flexible Home-Working + Career Progression
100% Remote moving to 1-2 days home based per week

Who we are:
After more than 25 years of successful operation, we have focused decades of know-how on pioneering flexible proprietary technology with one aim: to help our clients simplify, optimise and energise their Supply Chain. We run and maintain the Scottish Government's supply chain software service which automates the processing of purchase orders through to the payment of invoices covering £6.5bn+ per annum of Scottish Government spend. We also provides eProcurement, eInventory, eHealth and eFunding solutions for clients around the world.
What You'll be Doing:
Testing:
+ Review requirements, specifications and technical design
+ Creation of detailed test plans and test cases
+ Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate test activities
+ Identify, record, document and track bugs
+ Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
+ Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
+ Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
+ Prepare the environment(s) including data and parameters
+ Conducting tests
+ Observing results
+ Patterns and irregularities
+ Capturing those results in a clear concise manner
+ Outlining problems
+ Highlighting opportunities for improvement
Communicate Findings:
+ Provide test results with supporting dialog and insight
+ Monitor and consult on debugging process results
Collaboration:
+ Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
+ Assist/support project teams with various implementations
+ Help visualise technical data in a way that is meaningful to business decision makers
+ Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and liaise with developers to implement solutions
+ Develop user documentation based on use case requirements
About You:
+ Proven work experience in software development
+ Proven work experience in software quality assurance
+ Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
+ Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
+ Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
+ Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
+ Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
+ Knowledge of SQL and scripting is a plus
+ BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject desirable
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Proven interpersonal and consultative skills
+ Analytical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
+ Excellent listening, written and verbal communication
+ Ability to work with product owners and developers to understand and document processes
Benefits:
+ Competitive Salary
+ Opportunity for career progression
+ Contributory pension scheme
+ Flexible working with home-based working
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
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