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Software Tester

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Sheffield, South Yorkshire View on Map
  • Post Date : July 13, 2022
  • Apply Before : August 24, 2022
  • Salary: $2,300,030,000.00 - $30,000.00
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  • Job ID 215064

Job Description

My client is a market-leading company with an international customer base. They have become renowned for the supply and support of industry-standard hardware and software systems for the life science industries.
Recent Investors in People Silver accreditation placed them the top 25% of organisations and found that 98% of their team believe is a great place to work.
They aim to create a positive work culture for all employees and their collaborative, close-knit team naturally demonstrate the values which the Group has been built on:
They are looking to recruit a motivated Quality Analyst / Test Analyst to join their growing team.
The Role
Working in the Quality Assurance department at our Head Office in Sheffield, you’ll be working closely with other members of the QA team as well as directly with our Software Developers and Service Engineers. As a software Tester / Quality Analyst you’ll be involved in the final testing of their global leading software products before they are released onto the market, as well as providing feedback from testing performed at key stages throughout the development process. Your role is integral to the creation of their software systems and instrument functionality tests and as such you’ll be seen as the last line of defence before the software is released. In addition, there will be the need to perform customer software validations, either off the shelf or custom made and perform these at the customers’ facilities.
The main Responsibilities of the Software Tester / Quality Analyst is to maintain and perform testing on their software following set that have been created and enhanced over many years and are used prior to release. There will also be testing required relating to new functionality to make sure that it is working as intended and any finding reported back to the developers.
It will be the successful candidate’s responsibility to make sure that the software has been tested thoroughly, correctly and that it is safe to be released.
There are a number of projects that are currently being developed and the ability to adapt and switch between projects is essential.
* working with software developers and project support teams
* performance testing
* functional testing
* writing and updating and executing test scripts
* writing bug reports
* working towards departmental and project deadlines
* providing objective feedback to software development project teams
* problem solving
* working on multiple projects at one time
* communicating findings to technical and non-technical colleagues.
* onsite validations at customers sites
The above list is not exhaustive and, as such, you may be required to undertake other duties as appropriate.
* Communication skills
* Problem solving with effective solution evaluations
* Microsoft office suite – especially Word and Excel
* Able to work under pressure and adhere to tight timelines
* Able to understand customer requirements and needs.
* Attention to detail
* Ability to work both independently as well as within teams
* A passion for technology
* Flexible
* Degree in a Science related course
* Knowledge/Experience from within Science sector or previously worked in Software testing
* Driving license