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Senior Software Tester / Lead Test Engineer

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Recruiter: AWD Recruitment
Listed on: 21st May
Location: Spalding
Salary/Rate: £1 - £55000
Salary Notes: up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Type: Permanent

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Senior Software Tester / Lead Test Engineer who has experience implementing and overseeing the creation of automated tests and creating and executing manual tests with experience mentoring team members and taking a lead role is required for a well-established, award winning Digital Agency based in Spalding, Lincolnshire, East Midlands.
 
 
SALARY: up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
 
LOCATION: Spalding, Lincolnshire, East Midlands         
 
JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent
 
 
JOB OVERVIEW
 
We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Senior Software Tester / Lead Test Engineer who has experience implementing and overseeing the creation of automated tests and creating and executing manual tests with experience mentoring team members and taking a lead role.
 
Working as a Senior Software Tester / Lead Test Engineer you will contribute to the continuing advancement of the company's testing approach and will need an understanding of CI and automation, from a tester's perspective, and of relevant test-driven techniques. Advancing the company's automated / manual test capability will be a big part of the job.
 
As a Senior Software Tester / Lead Test Engineer you will need to be skilled at testing software in an Agile environment, understanding how to develop tests from requirements, and conducting exploratory tests.
 
As a successful candidate you will be a dedicated, up to date on all the latest technologies, you will be comfortable working in a commercial development environment having worked to tight deadlines in previous positions, a proven problem solver who can add real value to the dedicated software team.
 
If you are passionate about quality and enjoy working in a friendly but challenging environment, then get in touch we would love to hear from you.
 
The successful candidate will be well presented with a drive to succeed and develop their career. The company is happy to train as required on their products and services giving you the opportunity to learn and develop your knowledge.
 
 
DUTIES
 
Your duties and responsibilities as a Senior Software Tester / Lead Test Analyst will include:
 

Implementing and overseeing the creation of automated tests

 

Providing mentoring to new team members and other testers in the team as well as managing workloads

 

Creating and executing manual tests, e.g., for exploratory testing

 

Producing tests aligned to requirements in an Agile way, including, where required, production of scenarios, as a prelude to development

 

Testing across a wide variety of software: APIs, User Interfaces

 

Ensuring thorough coverage in the testing of new functionality

 

Design and development of automated test scenarios in frameworks like Cypress for the automation (with cucumber for defining the features / scenarios) and using BDD format using Gherkin syntax

 
 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
 

Previous experience with test automation approaches, for example but not necessary all, Cypress, Cucumber, Postman, Bitbucket

 

Confident and precise execution of manual scripted tests, with an ability to automate such tests where appropriate

 

Skilful in exploratory testing

 

Experience of testing complex web-based applications

 

Ability to program and execute automated tests

 

Good Knowledge of version control systems

 

Excellent team player, working with testers, developers, and management to ensure that work is being done consistently and in the right way

 

Must be a self-starter, able to seek and absorb information and plan your own work

 

Excellent communication skills, able to clearly articulate your thoughts, receptive to the views of others, transparent with stakeholders about your work

 

Can provide technical / people leadership to a small team of testers

 
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV's of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.
 
JOB REF: AWDO-P6454
 
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