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Tester

Location: Bromley, Kent Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefit package
Sector: IT & Telecoms Type: Permanent
Contact: Gautam Raval Job Published: 8 days ago

Graduate/ Junior Systems Tester

Bromley

Salary: £20,000 to £28,000

We are currently looking for a Graduate/ Junior Systems Tester to work for a Leading Software House that specialises in providing web-based software tools for the insurance and financial services markets on a global basis, based in Bromley.

Are you an energetic, self- motivated individual with a "can do" attitude looking to join an experienced friendly testing team working in a fast-paced environment?

Apply now!! You do not want to miss out!

Benefits:

  • Open plan, relaxed and focused environment
  • Casual dress
  • Life cover, Critical Illness Cover, contributory pension
  • Perkbox membership (discounts and freebies)
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Well stocked kitchen - free soft drinks, tea, coffee, fruit
  • Wellness allowance to keep you active

Some of the Key Responsibilities of the Graduate/ Junior Systems Tester will include:

  • Carrying out functional testing, integration testing and performance testing
  • Preparing Test plans and Writing User Stories
  • Test case execution and Test case management using JIRA Agile
  • Raising, documenting and tracking test bugs in JIRA
  • Communicating and working close with analysts and developers
  • Running manual and automated tests
  • Developing and maintaining automated test cases using an in-house Selenium based tool
  • Ad hoc projects as required

Business Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of Life and Pensions (New Business, Underwriting, Contract Servicing, Claims)
  • Good understanding of the Software Development Lifecyle process

Test Knowledge:

  • Prepare test plans and user stories, documentation
  • Test execution best practices
  • Regression testing methodologies
  • Defect triage and defect re-test
  • Performance testing

Technical Skills:

  • Using MS SQL to write basic queries
  • Selenium IDE experience (Ideal)
  • Any Automation experience or API testing
  • Proficient use of MS Excel

Some of the desirable Skills and Knowledge of the Graduate/ Junior Systems Tester will include:

People Skills:

  • A natural curiosity and good judgement skills
  • Quick Learner with great initiative to do things
  • Patient and the ability to pay attention to detail
  • Great communication skills - written and verbal
  • Work in a dynamic environment with the ability to work under pressure
  • Good team player
  • Working effectively and efficiently to meet any internal or external deadline

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (2.1 or above) in the following subjects would be preferable: Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial, Computer Science, Information Technologies
  • We would expect the applicant to have ISTQB Test Foundation level (or higher) - but this will not be an eliminating factor, however they would be expected to pass the exam during the probation period.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/privacy-policy. Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity-policy