IT Software Tester

West London
Job type
Start date
2 months
Working days
Monday - Friday
Per Hour
Job details

Exciting opportunity with a multi-billion pound, FTSE 100 company that provides satellite broadcasting, broadband and telephone services

Role description:

•             To test prototype hardware and/or software

•             To keep the customer experience in mind during early testing when limited or no requirements exist

•             To perform ad-hoc requests in a timely manner while maintaining daily coverage

•             To manage test priorities based on new feature delivery

•             To collaborate with product owners, business analysists and development teams to ensure functionality is as desired despite limited documentation

•             To attend daily defect triage meetings to ensure developers and Project Managers have required information

•             To provide a recommendation for suitability of software to wider test team and user trials

•             Utilisation of defect tracking tools (Jira) to manage and track all defects

•             Creation of daily test reports to key stakeholders

•             Production of project instructions and process documentation for software releases


Skills required (Essential):

•             Practical usage of Jira or other bug tracking tools

•             Practical usage of Quality Centre to write and execute test cases

•             Experience of software testing on physical hardware devices

•             Strong logical thought to assist in discovering the root cause of defects

•             Flexible and able to work well in a team

•             Ability to communicate complex scenarios clearly and concisely

•             Problem-solving mindset and a desire to help everyone achieve more

•             Methodical with a keen eye for detail

•             Strong written and spoken English

•             Good understanding of the software development lifecycle

•             Interest in testing and quality assurance

•             ISTQB Foundation level or higher


Skills required (Desirable):

•             Usage of Wireshark to capture network logs

•             HTTP API testing using tools like POSTMAN

•             Usage of Serial / SSH / Telnet interfaces


Adrian Thomas
07591 387332
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