Manual Tester - Back End

Location: Worthing, West Sussex Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

Manual Tester / Back-End Testing

West Sussex or Nottingham

My client is based West Sussex, but also have a site in Nottingahm are looking to recruit a Manual Tester with at least two to three years of testing experience, needs to have been in a manual testing role and not just automation, have backend testing of systems and some experience of SQL would be an advantage, worked in a small team and able to be flexible and meet short timescales.

As a Manual Tester you will be working within a test team but sometimes required to take sole responsibility for all aspects of testing, the test analyst will be required to work with development teams, project managers, end users and other groups to ensure some or all criteria of testing are fulfilled.

The nature of the work demands a high level of proficiency in the development aspects of software testing, as the role may involve gathering of requirements, generation of test scripts and test plans, identifying and monitoring defects, integration with software components and feedback to both the test process and the other teams. The ability to maintain rigorous compliance with project deliverables and industry standards is essential.

Testing can vary from ensuring individual components meet project requirements to ensuring overall compliance with project and industry definitions and UAT.

Experience in using Microsoft Test Manager and Team Foundation Server to write, manage and execute test cases and defects.

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience in a QA or Testing role
  • Proven understanding of structured test methods and processes
  • Writing and executing Manual Test Cases, logging Defects
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to solve problems in a timely manner
  • Sound attention to detail and the ability to produce high quality work in a pressurised IT environment
  • Managing time and people
  • Works well within a Team
  • Ability to mentor other team members
  • Preparing concise documentation
  • Good understanding of the IT project lifecycle, in particular agile methodologies and the scrum process.
  • ISTQB qualified foundation or above
  • Ability to Query databases using SQL
  • A flexible approach and willingness to take on new challenges.
  • Review, evaluate, and document existing Quality Assurance/testing code, processes and contributors.

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