Software Tester - Mid Level

Full Time
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IT / Technology
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Maximise Recruitment
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Job Description

Mid Level Tester

Digital Agency background a must!

Are you a methodical and super-particular Web QA Tester, with 2-5 years' experience (or equivalent knowledge) across a wide range of software projects under your belt?

Are you a stickler for proper processes, but totally flexible when it comes to managing your time? If yes, you may be interested in what we have to offer.

What you'll be doing

Reporting directly to the Digital Director, you will be conducting testing on a wide range of websites and web apps. You'll also work closely with designers, developers, creative directors, and account managers to deliver complex systems with the highest levels of quality.

Below are some of the tasks your typical day will be filled with:
* Testing websites for functionality, accuracy and adherence to web standards and design.
* Working closely with business analysts and software developers to help create functional specifications and define acceptance criteria.
* Generating test cases and creating manual test scripts.
* Recording and reporting testing results to project managers.

Must haves
* Demonstrable experience of testing a wide range of websites, with sound understanding of test processes.
* Excellent problem-solving skills.
* Brilliant analytical skills and knowledge of test-case creation techniques.
* Excellent visual awareness and attention to detail.
* Good understanding of content management systems (CMS) or similar multi-user workflow based systems.
* Good understanding of HTML and using browser tools to diagnose issues.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Awareness of software development lifecycle methodologies including Agile.

Must bes
* A team player with an enthusiastic attitude. (We're a very friendly lot, so we want a professional yet affable person on our team.)
* Able to self-manage to ensure projects are completed on time, and above expectations.
* Flexible, and able to cope with multiple projects at any one time.
* Comfortable working in a fast-paced agency with tight deadlines.

Bonus points for
* Experience of testing Drupal applications.
* ISEB-certified to Foundation Level or greater.
* Experience of API testing, in particular, Postman or SoapUI.
* Database testing experience (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle etc.).
* Some experience in Windows scripting language, i.e. VBScript, PowerShell, Batch Script, WMI, etc.
* Previous experience or knowledge of testing for website accessibility (WCAG AA level).
* Experience of automated testing using Selenium or Selenium WebDriver.

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