Junior Software Tester – Leeds city centre (directly behind train station) 830

Published
September 20, 2019
Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Salary
25,000

Description

Junior Software Tester - Leeds city centre (directly behind train station)

Benefits of working for the company:

Salary Level : up to £25,000   Depending upon experience.

Holidays:  24 days holiday plus bank holidays

Purchase Holidays:  Can purchase up to another 5 days

Sell Holidays: Can sell back up to 3 days

Hours of work:  9:00am to 5:30pm working day

Flexible working:  Allow staff to flex this and start between 8am and 10am and finish between 4:30pm and 18:30pm respectively. Same number of hours working.

Life Assurance:  4 x death in service benefits plus 30% income for spouse until retirement.

Income protection:  60% of income for 3 years after 6 months illness

Healthcare:  Option to join Bupa scheme (paid for by employee)

Pension: We run the default auto-enrolment pension scheme 3% company, 5% employee.

Schemes:  Various other cycle to work, childcare vouchers etc.

Role:

A Junior Software Tester is needed as a permanent role reporting to the IT Service Delivery Manager.

This is a new role within the company and will aid the development team on a day-to-day basis with development of new systems utilising the latest technologies.

Key Duties:

  • Working closely with developers during sprints to test each feature addition precisely to eliminate any potential issues at the development stage
  • Managing, planning and preparing test in a repeatable format to test products at various stages of the development process
  • Logging all technical issues into the Team Foundation Server for review
  • Liaising with the development team to ensure all parties are aware of potential issues
  • Prioritising testing effectively and taking a risk-based approach
  • Attending planning meetings and assisting in providing test estimations and test planning
  • Supporting production rollout
  • Executing manual test scripts
  • Producing release documentation
  • With experience provide staff training and overview sessions.

The person should possess the following:

  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for IT and technology
  • A good command of English, both spoken and written.

This role would suit an individual with exceptional organisational and personal skills from a general IT background.

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