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Software Test Engineer


  • £27000 per annum
  • Swindon
  • Posted: 17/01/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 439101899

Job Details

Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer required on a permanent basis for a specialist organisation based in Swindon. As a Software Test Engineer, you will be responsible for performing overall testing and validation of products against outlined specifications. As a Software Test Engineer, you can expect the following remuneration package:

• Salary up to £27,000
• 25 Days Holiday, plus bank holidays
• Flexible Working/Hours
• Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free Parking
• Eye Test Contribution
• Sickness Benefit

As a Software Test Engineer, your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of but will not be limited to:

• Designing and Maintaining test cases for new software features, system testing and regression testing.
• Plan and execute tests for sprint and major releases, working as a key part of the Scrum team.
• Work with internal/external stakeholders for UAT and release management.
• Driving continuous improvement regarding the testing process to improve efficiency, coverage and traceability.
• Proactively supporting with Automation activities, getting more involved in these over time.
• Assist the Software team with classification and prioritisation of new requirements and incidents.
• Develop test scripts and introduce scenarios to assist in the investigation of incidents.

To apply for the Software Test Engineer vacancy, you must have the following skills/experience:

• Experience of product testing – Electro-Mechanical, Embedded Software or Windows environments would be a huge advantage.
• Strong IT skills and the ability to configure and setup systems.
• Able to effectively analyse problems and communicate effectively to wider stakeholders.
• An understanding/appreciation for Agile methodology.
• Previous experience with JIRA would be a desirable.

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in the Software Test Engineer vacancy, please apply today!

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