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First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd


£30000 - £32000 per annum + excllnt benefits

Full Time

Software Tester
£30,000 - £32,000
35 hour working week flexi hours + Private healthcare scheme, Pension 25 days holiday +BH, parking

A software development and consultancy company working mainly in .net technologies, providing tailored solutions are seeking a Software Tester to join the testing team at their Woking office. The software tester will work with the project co-ordinators to design, produce and run testing plans and automated testing routines for a variety of different software modules.

• Design and create testing plans for software systems
• Work closely with the delivery team to establish acceptance criteria
• Develop functional scripts and user & regression test plans
• Create new testing procedures using tools such as Selenium/TFS
• Keep project co-ordinators up to date with the outcome of testing
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of testing schedule and results

Essential Requirements:
• Excellent understanding of different testing types (acceptance, smoke, regression, etc.)
• Must have experience of automated testing practices
• Excellent understanding of the software development life cycle
• Ability to collate testing results into coherent well laid out reports
• Good all-round knowledge of IT (software, networking, security, etc.)
• Comfortable running concurrent tests at differing stages of the development life-cycle and across multiple functional areas

• Knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation Server, working in an Agile environment
• Technical knowledge of databases (in particular MS SQL Server) and database applications
• Experience of testing bespoke and/or customisable software
• Experience of penetration and/or load testing
As a forward-looking company who pride themselves on the quality of service, and a friendly and innovative approach to business, you will be joining a team who deliver high quality software solutions in a number of diverse market sectors.