Role

We require a Software Tester to join our in-house development team to grow and enhance our testing capabilities. The successful applicant will have experience of manual, user acceptance, regression and system testing.

A key area of testing we are looking to enhance is our deployment and installation testing. As such, we require a tester who has experience and a keen interest in software configuration and implementation testing. You will have the technical ability to understand and test multi-tiered applications and take responsibility for testing the deployment, set up and integration of the software across a wide range of environments.

The role requires you to be self-motivated with the ability to add value to the test team in your methodical approach to testing.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • On-going development and enhancement of test plans
  • Adhering to the defect management procedure by recording defects found during test execution using Vault Professional (bug tracking and source control software)
  • Verification testing of new defects and bugs raised by clients and support staff
  • Carrying out regression testing on a daily basis in testing fixed defects and software enhancements
  • Integration testing of software modules
  • 3rd Party interface and web services testing
  • SQL Database testing (MS SQL Server)
  • Configuration and deployment testing
  • Installation testing
  • Monthly release build testing and UAT on all versions of the software
  • Testing software functionality and installations in line with specific client environments
  • Exploratory testing

Experience

  • You will be a self-starter with a methodical and analytical approach to testing
  • It is essential you have a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You will have the ability to manage your time effectively to ensure all defects raised are verified and all fixed defects are thoroughly tested in all live software versions
  • You will think outside the box whilst working closely with developers and support staff in an Agile development environment
  • You will possess a logical and investigative approach to testing
  • You will be highly IT literate and have the ability to understand and test software that is deployed in a range of scenarios from single standalone systems to multi country/multi-user installations that utilise a range of operating systems and incorporate web services, APIs, SQL Databases and multi-tiered architecture
  • You will have a good understanding of testing in both Desktop and Server based environments 
  • You will have a good understanding of testing against software that utilises: XML, JSON, APIs, .NET, WCF/REST services and SQL Server
  • You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a software testing environment or be a strong IT graduate to be considered for this position
  • Permanent UK or EU resident with permanent leave to remain and work in the UK

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and salary expectations to: c.morley@paragonrouting.com