452 – Software Test Analyst – Leeds – £40-45k – FS Client

December 18, 2019
Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
40,000 - £45,000 + 5% Bonus + Pen + 3% flexi bens


Role: Software Test Engineer

Location: Leeds

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum + 3% flexible benefits + on target bonus of 5% + contributory pension


• Free on-site parking

• Shuttle bus from major train station

• On site Café

• On site Gym

• Break out areas with gaming

• Purchase and sell holiday entitlement

• Family benefits with flexi bens

• Succession planning – great career prospects – growing company


We are looking for a Software Test Engineers to work alongside the SQL Development and MI development teams playing a pivotal in driving automated test processes across a number of bespoke applications.

Working closely with other test-focused individuals and developers, the successful individuals will devise test strategies, own test plans and approaches, provide oversight and provide guidance to others to define testable system components and support and/or assist in the implementation of automated testing.

The role will focus on Unit, Integration and Automated UI testing, considering test data sets, data generation and data anonymization.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong T-SQL skills and who enjoys working in a collaborative environment.

We have a strong track record of sustainable growth which is set to continue - the team that helps to deliver that will be rewarded for their contributions with a competitive package including market rate salaries, flexible benefits and annual bonus.


• Essential:

o and Object-Oriented Programming and Design or Strong T-SQL Skills and Experience of SSIS

o Familiarisation of unit testing

o Use of Continuous Integration tools

o Automation UI frameworks (Web driver, Selenium or other)

o Use of source control repository, ideally TFS

o Prior experience of application test automation

• Desirable

o Development experience/aspirations

o Experience of developing enterprise-level applications.

o Scrum or other Agile methodology

o Database Unit Testing project

o JavaScript testing frameworks

o Service Oriented Architecture development experience

o TeamCity

o Octopus Deploy


Reporting to the automation Test Team Leader your responsibility will include;

•Working alongside developers to guide and assist in the implementation of coded tests (unit, integration and automated UI)

•Assisting in the implementation of coded tests

•Collaborating with business and business analysts to elicit functional and non-functional requirements

•Creation of test plans and test cases focused around automation tools

•Investigation, maintenance and use of Continuous Integration tools to ensure quality

•Producing documentation

•Maintaining Source Control

•Contributing towards the overall development and testing strategy to deliver high quality applications

•Supporting User acceptance testing


• Strong communication skills across test and development teams

• Strong analysis skills.

• Eager to learn and willingness to continually improve.

• Innovative attitude to technology, processes and tools


• Competitive salary, annual bonus and pay reviews, contributory pension and 3% flexible benefits pot with options including cycle to work, critical illness, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, travel insurance, dining club and retail discounts.

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