Software Test Engineer

  • Job Reference: HQ00016252
  • Date Posted: 25 June 2019
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Software Test Engineer

My client, a market leader in forecourt payment and loyalty solutions require an experienced Software Test Engineer to join them on a permanent basis.

A software Test Engineer is required to work closely with fellow testers, developers, product managers and project managers within the retail development team. Products to be tested will include Point of Sale, Back Office and Head Office software. The position will be located at the Southampton office.

Particular duties will include:

Develop test plans and scripts from business/technical requirements and specifications.
Perform exploratory testing on early-stage code
Perform a wide range of test activities such as functional/non-functional, regression and performance testing.
Advise the team about overall risks and trends
Facilitate communication between the technical & business Stakeholders

Required Skills:
Three years plus experience in a Software Testing role within in a Microsoft Windows environment
Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the role a tester plays in the full systems development life cycle
Ability to write T-SQL and interrogate a database using Microsoft Client tools.
Ability to identify and document defects
Ability to carry out test planning and procedures
Experience working on Scrum teams in sprints.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide audience of technical, non-technical and stakeholders, on all levels
Understanding of how to construct and document test cases.
Knowledge of automated test scripts and interpreting results
Clear and concise documentation skills

Agile Systems Development Life Cycle Knowledge
ISEB testing qualifications a plus
Experience working on Scrum teams.
Understanding of the Agile software development lifecycle (iterative and incremental).
Familiarity with functional and non-functional software requirements
Working knowledge of scripting/programming in C#

Test Methodologies
Experience of Test-driven development (TDD) and Behaviour-driven development (BDD)

Testing Tools

For more information, please contact Lee Barham on 01372 748 444 /