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Junior Software Tester - SQL Server/QA/API/Application/UAT

Job Title: Junior Software Tester - SQL Server/QA/API/Application/UAT
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/ST/P/RG_1500312722
Contact Name: Richard Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Junior Software Tester - SQL Server/QA/API/Application/UAT

Recruiting immediately and on a permanent basis, for a fantastic client close to Witney in Oxfordshire. Due to the level of this role, it would be suitable for someone with previous experience, but who is looking to take the next step in their career.


  • Take responsibility for assuring that the software development deliverables meet business requirements
  • Work closely with development team and project team to plan and agree appropriate acceptance test scenarios
  • Analysing functional and design specifications to identify test requirements & creating new test cases
  • Document and execute integration, regression and acceptance tests
  • Document issues found during testing and working closely with the development team to prioritise and resolve
  • Provide and validate estimates and plans for testing new project work
  • Develop an extensive working knowledge of the in-house system
  • Participate in feature development from concept to design to construction in order to drive quality into the software application
  • Stay abreast of industry testing tools which may assist with day to day tasks in order to improve test coverage and efficiency
  • Work closely with the development & IT support teams to support releases during implementation and post implementation of UAT and Live

Skills required:

  • Previous experience of testing web, desktop and service (API) based applications is essential
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server and ability to write SQL queries
  • Experienced in creating batch / script files for testing
  • Experienced in automated testing script writing and execution
  • IIS and setting up new web based environments
  • Proven track record in the management of release processes
  • Ideally an understanding of software test methodologies
  • Ideally experience of using source control (TFS, SVN or GIT)
  • Ideally knowledge and use of development IDE's (Visual Studio)
  • Ideally previous experience of creating / developing custom regression testing frameworks
  • Ideally good writing skills for documenting work

In order to apply to the opportunity, please email your most recent CV to and your application will be considered.

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