Job Description

Our client is a multi-award-winning online company secretarial software solution, supporting over 200,000 companies from their head office in Ipswich, Essex. They strive for excellence in everything they do, both in developing amazing product features and providing unparalleled support to customers. Continued growth means they are looking for a passionate individual who will share their commitment to quality to join their small, growing team as a Software Tester.

Job Duties

Playing a leading role in the testing of large and small enhancements to our clients award-winning SaaS company secretarial software, the Software Tester will prepare and execute manual tests with drive and precision. As part of their test team, you’ll ensure that the software created by developers is fit for purpose and any bugs or issues are removed from a product before it is deployed to users.
 
Duties (include but are not limited to):
·        Analyse functional specifications to develop test strategy, estimates and plans 
·        Translate detailed functional requirements into test suites and cases 
·        Execute tests of new and updated software features 
·        Identify and investigate software defects and liaise with developers to achieve an efficient fix 
·        Work proactively with internal business analysts to resolve identified issues with requirements 
·        Create and maintain test data, materials and tools 
·        Monitor product quality and test results, escalating risks and issues as appropriate 
·        Make an active contribution to the company test strategy and policies and explore potential test automation where appropriate 
·        Build expertise in technical areas of the software, becoming a key point of reference for other staff members 
·        Undertake regression testing, performance testing and other non-functional testing 
·        Other software and website testing and technical system tasks as appropriate

Benefits

Software Tester
Salary up to £40k |Mon-Fri 9-5:00| Ipswich | 25 days holiday | Largely remote over time| Software Testing | problem solving | analytical | proactive | 

Applicant Specification

Person Specification:
·        At least two years in a software testing role 
·        Good working knowledge of test techniques, approaches, and methodologies 
·        Strong understanding of IT and the software development lifecycle 
·        Problem solving and analytical thinking, with the capacity to engage with complex requirements 
·        Excellent planning and organisational skills with ability to prioritise effectively 
·        A practical, systematic approach with excellent attention to detail 
·        Able to work as part of a team and liaise constructively with internal and external stakeholders 
·        Good verbal and written communication skills 
·        Able to work at pace and to tight deadlines in a fast-moving environment and adapt to individual project needs, constraints and changing circumstances 
·        Proactive self-starter with drive to own projects and deliver results 
·        Experience with test automation frameworks desirable 
·        Professional qualifications desirable – e.g. ISEB/ISTQB 
·        Experience with accountancy, legal, financial or professional services industries desirable

Contacts

LIGHTHOUSE PERSONNEL LTD ARE A RECRUITMENT AGENCY WORKING ON BEHALF OF A CLIENT.
PLEASE NOTE WE RECEIVE A LARGE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS PER VACANCY AND UNFORTUNATELY CANNOT RESPOND TO ALL APPLICANTS. THEREFORE, IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US WITHIN A MONTH FROM APPLICATION DATE, IT IS LIKELY THAT YOU HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.
If you have been successful, we will contact you by the phone and begin taking you through our step by step recruitment process, doing our utmost to ensure the role is right for you, ascertaining your suitability in the process. This process will all be explained on initial contact.
If you are interested in the role and have further questions, please don’t hesitate to call us on 01206 984042 to speak to one of our team members confidentially. 
Salary
Up to £40k
Employment Terms
Full-time
Working Hours
Mon - Fri 9-5
Location
Ipswich
Posted
16 November, 2021

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