Senior Tester

This is a fantastic opportunity to help to build and manage a test department in a dynamic technology business. Acting as a key member of the agile software development team, this person will support in the production of world class biometric and identity management solutions. The successful candidate will be accountable for creating, implementing and supporting manual and automated testing initiatives for internal and external forms/web applications based on the .NET framework.

We are looking for someone with experience in developing automated test suites for cloud based enterprise level solutions who can bring their knowledge and experience into the team.

This role is a real opportunity for anyone who has a real passion for software testing and emerging technology.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Analyse product specifications, decompose complicated software systems, and design strategies and associated documentation to test these systems
  • Represent quality in any technical discussion, decision and design involved during product development
  • Be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle with particular focus on requirements analysis & acceptance testing
  • Help in the production\management of user stories and acceptance tests
  • Work closely with Agile Scrum teams and other groups to develop, maintain and execute manual and automated test suites
  • Responsible for owning test strategy and implantation for product suite
  • Identifying and implementing test automation where necessary
  • Investigation and replication of issues
  • Responsible for final sign off of product releases
  • Develop and govern test processes

The right person

Experience

Essential

  • Software testing experience, ideally working in .NET and web technologies
  • Experience of automated testing in cloud environment for web based solutions
  • Experience of exploratory testing
  • Production, management and execution of test plans
  • Exposure to many different products, test methodologies, procedures, lab virtualization computer environments
  • Understanding of RDBMS fundamentals and SQL scripting
  • Management of bug tracking tools and test environments

Desirable

  • Proven track record in an Agile software development lifecycle (TDD)
  • Client facing requirements capture
  • Experience in managing junior Testers

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to break up complex software solution
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proactive attitude with sound planning, prioritisation and organising abilities
  • Equally capable when working alone or within a team
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Start date: ASAP

Rewards

We offer a variety of rewards and benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Eye care scheme
  • Free parking
  • Part subsidised gym membership
  • Part subsidised social events
  • Generous group personal pension scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave...

...and much more.

Equality, Diversity & Wellbeing

We are committed to building a diverse workplace and it’s an essential part of the way we do business. AT HRS everyone’s voice is heard and it is important to us that everyone can learn from each other. We believe that building understanding, respect and appreciation for each other contributes to our success.
As an Investor in People, the health and wellbeing of our team is really important to us and we want people to be as passionate about their lives as they are about work.

Sounds like the job for you?

If you think it does, we'd love to hear from you.

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