Senior / Lead QA Tester

Are you an ISTQB qualified lead / senior tester looking, or a mid experienced tester for the next step in your career?

Our client are an exciting and expanding IT company who will invest in you as much as their technology.

Do you have 4+ years experience in testing web based applications with ticketing systems, in manual and automated testing environments?

Our Client, the market leader in Cloud software for the Education sector, is looking for a Senior Qualified QA Tester to join their development support team, due to the continued growth of their business.

About Our Client

Our client is an IT company based in Central Bristol with a team of over 50 staff. They have created products that are focused on performance management, helping their customers work more effectively. They love what they do and so working here you’ll be part of an engaged, confident, and motivated team.

They are currently in the process of rewriting their existing products and also creating new systems that take advantage of the latest technologies in terms of automated testing. This is where your testing experience will come to play, along with your ability to respond quickly to new work and effectively communicate with other test engineers, the development team and the product owner to ensure the quality of the software delivered is at a high level.

They look after their staff well and will investment in your development with training and additional qualifications, give you a chance to implement new technologies, as well as exciting career development opportunities.

Our client is a flexible employer and whilst this is a full time role, are happy to consider different working patterns for example; late or early start or finish times, some home working or other flexible options for the right candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write test routines specific to the project at hand
  • Create and maintain testing scripts
  • Support junior testers
  • Manage ticketing systems
  • Create test plans and documentation
  • Lead the Testing 

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • 4+ years of testing web based applications with ticketing systems
  • Automation experience (ideally in codeception)
  • ISTQB qualification
  • Experienced in user stories and testing methodologies
  • Experienced in using Gherkin
  • Experience writing testing plans and documentations
  • Experience with automated test writing and systems such as Selenium
  • Understanding of browser compatibility requirements
  • Knowledge of testing PHP based systems
  • Worked within an Agile team
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Work and think logically
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving ability
  • Competent technical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Enjoy working in a team and individually
  • Good organisational skills

Nice to Have's

  • Team Management experience

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary - £25,000 - £35,000
  • Personal development plan for all staff including training and career growth
  • Subsidised Gym membership
  • Pension, cycle2work scheme, discounts and vouchers
  • Rising holiday allowance in line with the length of employment
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Perks

Personal development plan for all staff including training and career growth
Subsidised Gym membership, pension, cycle2work scheme, discounts and vouchers
Rising holiday allowance in line with the length of employment