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Junior QA/Software Tester

Job Title: Junior QA/Software Tester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: P/ST/SEAN_1499880514
Contact Name: Sean Ransome
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

A great Travel organisation in Oxfordshire is recruiting for a QA/Software Tester. This role is a junior position which would suit an individual who is keen to progress in this field within an agile and collaborative environment, and will get involved and learn the following responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for assuring software development deliverables meet business requirements.
  • Work closely with the development teams to plan and agree appropriate acceptance test scenarios.
  • Analyse functional and design specifications to identify test requirements.
  • Create new test cases.
  • Document and execute integration, regression and acceptance tests.
  • Document any issues found during testing and work closely with development team to prioritise and resolve issues.
  • Provide and validate estimates and plans for testing new project work.
  • Develop working knowledge of the in-house system.
  • Participate in feature development, from concept to design to construction.
  • Work closely with IT Support and development teams to support releases during implementation and post implementation of UAT and Live.

Skills Required:

  • Experience of testing web, desktop and service based applications.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL server.
  • Able to write SQL queries.
  • Experience with creating batch/script files for testing.
  • Experience with automated testing script writing and execution.
  • Management of release processes.

Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of software test methodologies.
  • Experience of using source control (TFS, SVN or GIT).
  • Knowledge and use of development IDE's (Visual Studio).
  • Experience of creating/developing custom regression testing frameworks.

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Methodical, logical and organised.
  • Great communication skills.

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