Position Filled
Key role information
  • Date added: 16-02-24
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, Full Time
  • Wage: £24 000 to £26 000 p/a
  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Barnsley

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Junior Software Tester

Our client in Barnsley, South Yorkshire have an opportunity for a Junior Software Tester to join their busy development team, working on a range of web and mobile applications. Our client are a technologies company who create amazing systems for local councils to manage their recycling services. Their waste, recycling and street cleansing software is used by 1 in 3 UK council waste departments to improve efficiency, safety and customer service, making them the market leader, continually innovating in both technology and services.

You would be working alongside the software developers and be mentored by the software testers. You will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the software products and continually improving the testing workflow and processes. The role includes reviewing specifications and testing materials, executing test plans and completing testing documentation. Their release cycles are shortening, and you will make a significant contribution to product quality through testing and the introduction of new techniques and tools.

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The Role

  • Executing manual and automated software tests
  • Write and review testing documentation
  • Liaise with project staff and developers to resolve issues found
  • Evaluation and implementation of automated test tools
  • This role is suitable for flexible working and the team is hybrid-remote, although regular travel to the offices in Barnsley will be essential
  • The position is full-time however reduced hours can be considered for candidates, and happy to hear from anyone looking to return to work after parental leave or a career break

About You

  • You need to be adaptable
  • You will need a logical, careful and consistent approach, with an eye for detail and an uncompromising approach to quality
  • You must be self-motivated, working with other testers, software developers and other members of staff to identify problems and find solutions
  • Any testing experience would be a benefit but is not essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of how complex digital systems are put together, beyond just simple websites
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under own initiative and pressure

Benefits

  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Work From Home allowance
  • Funded training and development
  • Employee Assistance package including life insurance, health benefits and retail benefits
  • Electric car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave

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