Software Tester

Position: Software Tester
Salary: £18,000 – £25,000
Contract: Permanent
Location: Lincoln
Hours: 8:45am – 5:15pm Monday to Friday

Job Summary

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and capable person to join our expanding Testing Team as a Software Tester. The ideal candidate will be an experienced team player looking for a new challenge within a Testing and Quality Control environment. Our Testing Department are a busy, hardworking and dynamic team, who are continually looking to improve the way they work and improve the quality of the software we produce, whilst keeping abreast of continual developments and changes within our software.

As a Software Tester you will find each day rewarding and enjoyable, feel a valued member of the team and understand how you contribute to the Company as a whole. You will be confident and good at problem solving, have the ability to ‘think on your feet’ and have excellent communication skills. Ideally, you will have customer service or business based experience. Additionally, you will show evidence of the ability to learn new skills quickly and accurately.

Key Responsibilities
• To test Software, using various testing methods
• To create appropriate help guides for the software being tested
• To maintain automated testing servers when required
• To liaise with customers, staff and Software Developers when required to ensure issues are understood, effectively recorded and communicated to ensure a satisfactory resolution
• To ensure requests for support are dealt with promptly and appropriately
• Liaise with colleagues within Testing and other teams to ensure continuity of service for all users
• Participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support other colleagues in their development and training

Key Skills
• Have a logical and thorough approach to problem solving
• Be well organised, quality focused and possess an eye for detail
• A team player with ability to work on own initiative and as part of the team
• Excellent IT, communication and prioritisation skills
• Be motivated, approachable and client focused, with a willingness to help others
• Ability to present information in a friendly yet professional manner
• Ability to learn quickly and accurately
• Experience in Microsoft SQL is advantageous
• Previous software testing experience is also an advantage

• Regular performance and salary reviews
• Attendance bonus scheme
• On-going staff training and improvement programmes
• 22 days paid holiday per year + 8 days bank holidays + your Birthday
• Smart / Casual Dress Code
• Weekly baskets of fruit for each department
• Childcare Voucher Scheme
• Company Pension Scheme
• Free parking
• Access to fully equipped private Company Gym with Personal Trainer
• Subsidised on-site Staff Café
• Flexi-Breaks allowing you to take your breaks whenever you prefer
• Regular staff activity nights

This is an opportunity to start a new career within a family business with strong employee focused ethics. Everyone is treated as an individual and everyone’s career path is determined by themselves with the support of Management.

We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis so should you be interested please contact Mohammed Alexander at Select Appointments on 01522 533 778 as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Job Summary

Job Title Software Tester
Location Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25k
Last Updated 10/02/2020
Reference SF48353
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