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Software Test Engineer

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Required skills and experience:

  • Good knowledge of software testing principles and techniques and extensive experience of applying them.
  • Good knowledge of a number of test automation tools, both open source and proprietary, and extensive experience of using these tools.
  • Good experience of designing test cases, preparing automated test scripts, analysing test results and defect reporting for testing software from the unit level upward.
  • Good experience of designing test cases to meet defined test coverage requirements.
  • Able to discuss technical issues with the software development team and business/user issues with client management and users.
  • Working knowledge of programming/scripting languages and database query languages.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Experienced in working in both traditional and agile development environments.
  • Knowledge and experience of load, performance and compatibility testing.
  • Experienced in using static analysis test tools.
  • Experience of testing in both host and target environments.
  • Experience of testing software at integration, system and acceptance test levels.
  • Experience of user interface testing including cross browser and usability testing
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to gain deeper knowledge in a particular testing domain such as embedded software testing, safety-related software testing, mobile application testing, etc.
  • ISEB/ISTQB accredited.


  • You will be responsible for developing automated tests for software at various design levels under the guidance of a defined test strategy.
  • You will be expected to provide feedback on and potential improvements to that strategy.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world-class verification company. The remuneration package will reflect this.


  • Bristol based but required to travel/work at client premises


  • £30,000 to £60,000


  • 45 hours per week
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