Software Tester

By | 2018-05-21T08:45:39+00:00 May 17th, 2018|

Location: Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire

Employment type: Permanent

salary: £30,000 to £35,000
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Job Description

aspire cambridge are recruiting for a Software Tester on behalf of our client based in Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire. Our client is a world leader in cloud-based media delivery solutions for digital signage, providing a platform that supports an unrivaled number of end devices types from PC, dedicated media players and commercial displays containing embedded media players.

The Role:

Due to expansion we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic software tester to join our clients dynamic in house technical team.
This role will expose the successful candidate to all technical areas of the business and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to influence key decisions.
The successful candidate will report directly to the CTO and interact with all key business stakeholders on a regular basis.

Main Duties:

  •  Test Script design
  •  Execution of testing using automated and manual techniques
  •  Provide input into the design and user acceptance criteria and documentation
  •  Provide feedback on suitability of software for release
  •  Provide metrics on software quality and provide recommendations for areas that could be improved
  •  Provide input into the analysis effort undertaken by the development team where appropriate
  •  Communication with key project stakeholders including end-users
  •  Work on a variety of testing projects for both commercial release and internal back office
  •  Implementation of testing automation
  •  Contribute to end user documentation of the solution for publication to solution knowledge base

Skills and Experience:

  • Testing background with solid experience of all aspects of the end to end testing lifecycle
  •  Ability to act as a key technical resource to develop, document and maintain best practice test plans and strategies which ensure all test results are accurate and timely
  •  Ability to identify and utilise specialist tools to assist in achieving best practice, leveraging global practices where appropriate
  •  Ability to ensure all test strategies and outcomes are documented to the satisfaction of auditors. Work with auditors to provide evidence of our testing strategy and outcomes to ensure we obtain audit clearance as it relates to our test outcomes on all projects
  •  Ability to ensure timely throughput of test cases and retest defects
  •  Ability to ensure adherence to and enhance the department’s testing processes, workflows, documentation and structures
  •  Ensure that deadlines are met, progress is accurately reported and that any issues are highlighted promptly
  •  Strong planning and organisational skills
  •  Excellent stakeholder management skills
  •  Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

Experience of testing within an agile software team would be beneficial however is not essential.

Start: ASAP
Location: Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Benefits: Global Company bonus scheme, Discretionary Bonus Scheme based on individual performance, Discretionary Share Options (after 1 years service),Employee perks and discount scheme, Childcare voucher scheme, Free parking

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on or apply online. Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment agency in regards to this vacancy. Our accredited recruitment consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise across our seven specialist recruitment divisions; Office Support, Legal & HR – Industrial & Manufacturing – Finance & Accountancy – Hospitality – IT & Engineering – Sales & Marketing – Scientific & Medical.. Our ever-expanding network of client companies exceeds 3000 active organisations that we engage with on a regular basis. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it’s no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By “placing people first”.


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