Software Test Engineer

England, Worcestershire
£23000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Oliver Astington
IT, Internet
Engineer to test cutting-edge software that works with their scientific instrumentation and hardware.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Test Engineer with at least one significant experience in testing to join a welcoming team with a passion for ensuring that software for the industrial, scientific and manufacturing sectors is robust and reliable.


*To provide software and embedded software test specifications, test cases and automation necessary to provide reliable and robust software.
*To work closely with the software developer in an integrated team to participate in Agile methods, reviews and retrospectives. You will be estimating tasks, writing the test schedules, automating new functional test cases and running automated regression tests.
*Participating in the development of products as part of a multi-disciplinary project team and to work within project timescales.
*Increasing domain knowledge and understanding of our client's products with an aim of improving test effectiveness.

Aims :

*Reliable and robust software production.
*Automatic test suites for regression testing.
*Test scripts capable of being validated.

Skills and experience required

*Bachelors degree qualified in Computing, Computer Engineering or a similar discipline.
*Must have at least one A Level ( or equivalent) in a Science or Mathematics subject.
*ISTQB qualification is highly advantageous.
*Experience in at least one similar role ideally in the Industrial, Manufacturing or Scientific software sector.
*Windows programming in C#, Visual Basic, C++ using Object Oriented Programming methodologies.
*Knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies , ISO9000 and TickIt.
*Strong communications skills for liaison with other team members and customer support teams.
*Adaptability to different types of software and applications.
*Strong problem solving and analysis abilities.

In return our client can offer an innovative and stimulating working environment where the selected candidate will be at the forefront of cutting-edge software testing used on some of the most specialized scientific devices used in the pharmaceutical, oil and gas, Automotive and Aerospace sectors, to name a few key client fields.