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Software Quality Test Engineer - Central Scotland

up to £50k + Benefits & Flexible Working
Ref: 214 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 Oct 2017

This is a newly created role for a talented Software Test Engineer to join a global software company who specialise in providing products to the utilities sector and have invested heavily in major growth across their UK operations.


The key focus of the role is to create, execute and maintain the product test solution and utilise industry standard test tools to develop manual and automated tests in a variety of programming languages.


The individual in this role will also be required to:-

  • work in a multi-disciplined team to uncover and debug problems at the earliest stage of development.

  • Participate in the definition of the product test strategy.

  • Create test solutions appropriate to the product needs.

  • Create and run manual and automated tests.

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile

Interested parties should have:-

  • Proven experience developing test solutions.

  • Experience using an automated GUI tool

  • Experienced in writing/executing test cases on large scale multi-platform systems.

  • Proven understanding of the various testing techniques (Black, White, Grey, Performance, Load, Security).

  • Hands-on working knowledge of at least two of the following languages: Perl, C#, VBScript.

  • Experience using SQL.

  • Understanding of object oriented design principles.

  • Working knowledge of Linux, Windows 7 and Windows Server

  • Working knowledge of web technology such as HTML/CSS/JQuery/MySQL.

  • Experience using 3rd party automation tools such as SoapUI, Ranorex.


This is an exceptional opportunity to join a global software company with an excellent reputation as an employer of choice who adopt and promote a culture of autonomy and personal development throughout the organisation.


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