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Test Engineer / Software Tester

  • Job reference: 30738
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package TBD

Test Engineer / Software Tester - Sheffield - 35K-45K Per Annum + package

Our Sheffield based client are currently looking for Test Engineers / Software Testers to join their Digital team. Working within an Agile scrum team to test and maintain the RESTful APIs on a number of digital applications.

As a candidate, you will have real ownership and autonomy of your role as a Test Engineer and will be given appropriate responsibility for a number of areas meaning you can develop and grow in the role to expand your skills.

The client are looking for people who are passionate around quality in their role and will have technical knowledge and exposure / understanding of the below;

  • Platform quality standards & processes support test quality
  • Designing, building and testing software that is cloud ready
  • Focus on high quality delivery
  • Delivering high quality testing through modern engineering techniques such as Test Driven Development/Behaviour Driven Development, Automation, Service Virtualisation
  • Defining Feature Files and implementing step definitions using Java, Cucumber
  • Supporting the definition of the future platform operating model and provide input into the Test resources, processes and standards required
  • Highlighting blockers impacting scrum team functional and non-functional testing
  • Engaging with project teams to ensure that Acceptance Criteria for incoming stories meet all quality requirements - e.g. logging, error messages, unhappy path testing as well as functional testing
  • The quality of all testing for stories assigned within scrum teams
  • Collaborating with appropriate Lead Quality Engineer to share/define best practice

The Culture:

First and foremost, the client is passionate about the customer, with a real drive to improve products and how their customers engage digitally. In this role, the organisation will support you to challenge the status quo where necessary; in fact they positively encourage it. You will enjoy the agile working environment and be given the autonomy to do your role to the best of your ability. Working in collaborative teams, you will support your colleagues and you will receive the same in return.

As a business, the client want people to have a realistic work-life balance, so if you have personal commitments that might make a standard 9-5 job a challenge, there can be an open discussion around flexible working.

If this sounds like it could be a good move for you - please do apply or contact me for a confidential conversation!

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