Senior Software Tester

  • CVL
  • York, York, York, UK
  • Sep 09, 2016
QA Tester

Job Description

My client are an award winning provider of world-class web & mobile solutions for leading names in a variety of sectors. Their customers choose them for their ability develop business-leading solutions that add significant competitive value which is easily noticeable on a day-to-day basis. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Software Tester to join their technical testing team. You will be involved in a hands-on capacity, including the full testing lifecycle. As a Senior Software Tester, you will have commercial experience of testing Web Applications and be comfortable with Microsoft .Net technologies, as well as being comfortable mentoring more junior members of the team. As a Senior Software Tester, your main responsibilities will be to develop a test strategy for the integration of a platform to third party systems, as well as managing a small team and collaborating with the project and development teams. Your work as a Senior QA Tester will be gauged on your ability to interpret complex functional specifications while preparing test conditions, test data and undertaking the prioritisation and execution of test cases. Desirable Skills & Experience for the Senior Test Analyst: * Full SDLC experience and thorough understanding of functional, non-functional, integration, regression and UAT testing * Self-motivated, enthusiast and the ability to complete complex test scenarios * Excellent communication skills, methodical approach and acute attention to detail * Experience of QA for Web applications including deep understanding of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML) * Experience across varying methodologies such as waterfall, v-model, agile. * Experience in automated testing, e.g. Selenium is desirable * Experience in mentoring juniors This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Software Tester looking to contribute to evolving processes in a dynamic and challenging environment. This is also a fantastic opportunity to join a company who offer great career progression opportunities. The working environment is relaxed but challenging, so would suit a Senior Tester that has a good personality and is comfortable in a customer facing position. This role will pay up to £33,000 as a basic salary plus benefits dependent on your experience. We are looking at anyone with 3 years + experience. ShortList Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. ShortList specialise in the full spectrum of IT positions, from CIO to Helpdesk Analyst, on both a permanent and contract basis