Software Tester – North Birmingham

Software Tester – North Birmingham
Selenium, Specflow, Scrum, Agile, Product Owner, ISTQB, Automation Tester
Salary – 30k-35k plus excellent benefits including pension, healthcare, subsidised travel, gym
Location – North Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, commute from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Tamworth, Birmingham etc
This award-winning Software house based in North Birmingham are looking to add a Software Tester with skills in Selenium & Spec flow, who also has experienced the granular aspects of working as a Product owner. The QA Analyst / Software Tester will work closely with developers to ensure quality is baked into their software solutions as well as working with stakeholders as a Proxy Product Owner to ensure the team have clear requirements to work from in a well refined and prioritised product backlog. You will also be responsible for advocating and driving forwards our test automation strategy to enable true Continuous Deployment of software.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute and document the testing of our software suite using a combination of manual and automated testing.
  • Work closely with Developers as part of a SCRUM team to test user stories as they’re being developed.
  • Work as the team’s proxy Product Owner to engage stakeholders, define user stories, and prioritise the product backlog
  • Log and help to prioritise defects using Visual Studio Team Services.
  • Update our bank of regression scripts on a continual basis.
  • Work with other members of your team to iteratively improve working practices.
  • Assist with planning the regression testing activities in preparation for a release.
Essential skills & experience
  • Graduate calibre or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable expertise in the whole testing life cycle including knowledge of various test methodologies, definition of test plans and test scripts, test execution and raising defects.
  • Experience in creating and executing simple database queries to support testing, such as using SQL and MongoDB.
  • Experience working in an environment utilising Continuous Integration, and experience in build management.
  • Experience with automated test using tools such as Selenium and Specflow.
  • Experience testing web services and web applications and using API testing tools such as Postman.
  • Experience interacting with internal stakeholders to define requirements and refine them with the team to establish prioritised product backlog
  • ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level.
This is an excellent opportunity for a QA Analyst / Software Tester to join a forward-thinking software house pioneering the latest cutting-edge technology, where they offer a competitive salary and superb benefits package.
Test Analyst, Software Tester, QA Analyst – ISTQB, Selenium, Automated Testing, Cucumber, Product Owner, Scrum, Agile – Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, Staffordshire  
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Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Employment: Permanent

Salary: £30000 - £35000 pension, healthcare