Senior UK-based Software Test Engineer 2014-09-29T13:49:42+00:00

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Test Engineer to build a successful career within a dynamic and expanding UK-based specialist test and verification organisation.


  • 4+ years of experience in commercial software testing roles


  • BSc/higher degree in Computer Science or other numerate subject

Must Have

  • Strong commercial experience in preparing and executing test plans, test cases and test scripts for enterprise applications and systems with minimal assistance or supervision
  • Expertise in functional, usability, integration and regression testing
  • Expertise across a range of automated testing tools such as Selenium, QTP, TestComplete, Specflow, Cucumber etc
  • Knowledge/use of test management tools such as Quality Center, Quality Manager etc
  • Expertise in scripting languages such as Python, Perl and Ruby to create test frameworks
  • Full understanding of, and experience of working in, agile and waterfall development lifecycles
  • Familiar with a range of defect tracking, configuration management/version control and CI tools
  • Excellent communication skills

Nice to have

  • Ability to manage all aspects of software testing projects, including setting test strategy, tool selection, test environment set-up, project planning, monitoring and reporting
  • SC or higher clearance
  • Background within the Public Sector
  • ISTQB/ISEB qualifications
  • Web services testing expertise using tools such as SoapUI
  • Mobile app testing expertise
  • Good SQL knowledge
  • Knowledge of unit test tools such as JUnit, NUnit etc

Job Description

  • Creation of test strategies, processes and standards for customers
  • Creation of test plans covering functional, non-functional and integration testing of enterprise applications and systems
  • Design and execution of manual and automated tests, and recording and analysis of test results
  • Defect tracking and investigation
  • Integration of test automation tools and processes with test frameworks and CI tools
  • Liaison with customer staff including developers, business analysts, management and end users
  • Provision of progress reports and attendance at progress meetings where required
  • Management of test activities and other test engineers where required
  • Review of test outputs produced by other test engineers to ensure that they meet acceptance criteria
  • Development of TVS software testing methods and frameworks
  • Preparation of software testing white papers and case studies


  • The role is Bristol-based but assignments will involve working on customer sites throughout the UK so willingness to commute and live away where required is essential


  • Highly competitive to match experience and capability

How To Apply
Send your CV to [email protected]

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