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Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Industry:
IT
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: November 2018
Reference: 72639-ITENG-JNB_1539074266
Contact Name: Janne Bate
Contact Email: Janne.Bate@volt.eu.com
Job Published: October 09, 2018 09:37

Job Description

A Software Test Engineer is required to work closely with fellow testers, developers, product managers and project managers within the retail development team.
Products to be tested will include Point of Sale, Back Office and Head Office software.

Particular Duties will include:
* Develop test plans and scripts from business/technical requirements and specifications.
* Perform exploratory testing on early-stage code
* Perform a wide range of test activities such as functional/non-functional, regression and performance
testing.
* Advise the team about overall risks and trends
* Facilitate communication between the technical & business Stakeholders

Required Skills:
* Three years plus experience in a Software Testing role within in a Microsoft Windows environment
* Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the role a tester plays in the full systems development
life cycle
* Ability to write T-SQL and interrogate a database using Microsoft Client tools.
* Ability to identify and document defects
* Ability to carry out test planning and procedures
* Experience working on Scrum teams in sprints.
* Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide audience of technical, non-technical and
stakeholders, on all levels
* Understanding of how to construct and document test cases.
* Knowledge of automated test scripts and interpreting results
* Clear and concise documentation skills

Desirable:
Agile Systems Development Life Cycle Knowledge
* ISEB testing qualifications a plus
* Experience working on Scrum teams.
* Understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle (iterative and incremental).
* Familiarity with functional and non-functional software requirements
* Working knowledge of scripting/programming in C#
Test Methodologies
* Experience of Test-driven development (TDD) and Behaviour-driven development (BDD)

Testing Tools
* SoapUI