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Test Engineer

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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 8th February
Location: Newcastle
Salary/Rate: £Competitive
Salary Notes: £Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Software testing at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Test Engineer here, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. Led by Glassdoor's top scoring UK CEO during the Covid-19 crisis, we're a FTSE 100 tech company with over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.
This is not just about deploying business software used and relied upon by businesses all over the world. It's a fantastic opportunity to build a great career at a homegrown, world-leading company, right here in the Toon! You'll join a team of local tech specialists and your work will make a real difference for users of one of the most innovative Sage products ­­- our SME accounting software.
Ideal skills
There's a reason why small businesses around the world depend on Sage platforms. It's because we innovate. Our test engineers aren't robots. They're analytical, and take a creative approach to problem-solving with a forensic eye for detail. But our Test Engineer will be able to:

Be quick to gain understanding of the system under test and how it is used by customers
Create timely estimates for testing projects
Take accountability for testing and create effective test metrics
Stay up-to-date with all the latest developments in software testing and share knowledge with colleagues
Multitask and prioritise engineering decisions to meet deadlines
Learn quickly how to make a valuable contribution to the team

Key responsibilities

You'll ensure new software is built to offer the best possible user experience
Help create and optimise source documents for testing artifacts
Execute different testing approaches such as rapid, risk based, exploratory, regression, security and usability
Accurately record and communicate issues with the Senior Test Engineer
Receive training on testing tech including AWS, Docker, JMeter, BlazeMeter, Postman, Selenium, New Relic, DataDog and SumoLogic
Work within a team dedicated to developing new features for our SME accounting products
Develop your own innovations on monthly ‘Pioneer Fridays'
Make a difference to the local community by volunteering with Sage Foundation

About Sage
Sage is a global company built on the unique personalities and characteristics of 13,000 colleagues across 24 countries. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people and payroll software, we empower the world's business heroes. Steve Hare has been recognised by colleagues as the top scoring CEO on Glassdoor throughout the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, due to the high levels of communication and engagement throughout. As a worldwide FTSE 100 company, we do business the right way while giving back to our local communities. By giving each colleague five paid days a year to support the Sage Foundation, they can volunteer in whatever way they feel best. We believe in building a culture where colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work. Where people know they'll be judged on their performance and behaviours - not their identity. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment and not discriminated against based on their race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.