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Software Test Engineer

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Recruiter: Lorax Compliance Ltd.
Listed on: 14th May
Location: Rugby
Salary/Rate: £32,000 - £36,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Who are you?

You are an experienced software QA professional looking for a new challenge or to take your knowledge and proficiency of modern software development to the next level. You have a passion for testing software and a desire to stay at the forefront of modern software development. You should relish the chance to work with the latest cloud and serverless technologies and be up for the challenge of learning the ins and outs of an existing application. You should be excited at the prospect of working for an agile development team that moves quickly. You have an environmental conscience and want to work for a like-minded ethical company with an easy-going atmosphere.

Who we are

Lorax Compliance Ltd is an environmental technology company based in Rugby, Warwickshire. Founded in 2014, our mission is to be global leaders in the field of international Product Stewardship and Extended Producer Responsibility by providing world-leading technology and consulting solutions 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 produce (electronic, batteries, textiles, tyres), the packaging they supply it in and the supply-chain they purchase it 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 generous benefits package and many opportunities for professional or personal growth.


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 all aspects of a wide range of configuration and development projects from the start.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a Scrum team to deliver the business goals set in sprint planning
  • Participate in all scrum activities including stakeholder meetings, retrospectives and daily scrums
  • Analyse documentation / requirements for validity and feasibility
  • Execute all levels of testing (system, integration, and regression)
  • Detect and report software defects
  • Analyse data for inconsistencies
  • Design and develop automation scripts, test cases, test data and documentation
  • Provide support and collaborate closely with other team members and departments
  • Apply quality engineering principals throughout the Agile product lifecycle

Required Attributes


  • More than 3 years' experience in software testing or a similar role
  • Industry curiosity and motivated to learn new skills and new technologies
  • Good eye for design and an attention to detail
  • Good understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Excellent communicator with an ability to inspire and collaborate with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to problem-solve with a creative approach to using technical solutions
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based technologies (Amazon Web Services), Restful API's, JSON, http requests, response codes etc.
  • Experience of creating automated tests using C#, JavaScript, node.js, python
  • Experience of Microsoft SQL Server and T-SQL and its use for OLAP
  • Bachelor's degree, professional qualifications, or relevant experience
  • Permission to work in the UK, by the start of employment


  • Strong mathematical background
  • ISTQB foundation level certification or higher
  • Knowledge of bug tracking software such as Azure DevOps, Jira or similar
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud based and serverless architectures
  • Familiarity with testing technologies such as Selenium, Cucumber
  • Interest in Front End technologies and frameworks such as React, Angular, Fluent
  • An interest in developing environmental regulations and technologies
  • Full UK driving licence

Selection Process

The selection stages will run from now with the role filled by July.

The stages of the process will be as follows:

  • CV and Cover letter submissions by 12th June
  • [DC/PP] Lorax review (throughout the application period)
  • [DC/PP] Preliminary telephone interview (throughout the application period)
  • [DC/PP] Test June
  • [DC/PP/DM] Final interviews late June
  • [DM] Job offers no later than July