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QA / Software Tester

£25,000 to £30,000

Due to continued and rapid expansion, we have a fantastic opportunity for a QA/Software Tester to join our ECU Testing Ltd based in Heanor, Derbyshire.

We are seeking someone who has the desire to be responsible for improving our quality assurance stage on our whole suite of software and websites.

 You will have great opportunities to work on a diverse range of projects for our group of companies with activities ranging from personalised Healthcare to Media to Automotive industries.

Based conveniently between Nottingham and Derby city centres that boasts a relaxed sociable environment and a free secure parking, high-quality bean-to-cup coffee on demand, professionally equipped gym, free takeaway meal every Friday lunchtime.

You will also have the chance to benefit from flexible work opportunities, including working on a variety of projects from home and the office (currently roughly equal home/office days).

We offer a competitive salary of £25,000 to £30,000 for the right candidate, plus a great range of benefits including:

  • Fully air-conditioned office
  • Very high spec customisable equipment provided (including ergonomic multiple displays)
  • On-site and flexible home working available
  • Free onsite secure parking
  • 32 days holiday per annum inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free takeaway meal every Friday
  • Bean-to-cup coffee on tap
  • Birthday & Christmas bonuses
  • Christmas party
  • Access to professionally equipped company gym
  • Subscription to Pluralsight for your own training and advancement

Essential skills & experience:

  • Must have exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to put yourself in a user’s shoes.
  • Strong advocate for non-technical user.
  • Work with software developers, support teams and non-technical staff
  • Work towards departmental and company deadlines.
  • Run manual tests.
  • Ability to test in different environments (i.e web, mobile and desktop).
  • Write bug reports.
  • Review documentation.
  • Provide quality assurance.
  • Work on multiple projects at one time.

Desirable skills & experience (NOT ESSENTIAL):

  • Experience in creating user stories.
  • Knowledge of security testing and performance testing.
  • Write/run automated tests.
  • Experience in designing automated front-end tests would be an advantage, in particular the use of Selenium.

 Please apply online for the position of QA / Software Tester