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Software Tester - Newcastle - £37k

Job Title: Software Tester - Newcastle - £37k
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 20461-STAN_1548691550
Contact Name: Monica Cadden
Contact Email: monica@greywood.co.uk
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Software Tester - Newcastle - £37k

Greywood Associates are delighted to be working in association with a 5* Company based in Newcastle who urgently require an experienced Test Analyst to join their rapidly expanding development department who are shaping the future of their organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Take a leading role in the ongoing development of testing processes
  • Work with the in-house development team taking a lead role ensuring all new software applications meet requirements
  • Interact with technical & non-technical users, translating requirements and develop with new technologies
  • Execution of test activities, both manual & automated

Requirements

  • Automated testing techniques (Selenium, QTP etc)
  • Understanding of the development lifecycle, software release processes and defect management
  • Solid understanding of SQL Server is essential (any knowledge of Oracle would be an extreme advantage)
  • Experience working within an Agile environment
  • BDD / TDD techniques
  • Exceptional analysis, reporting and problem-solving skills, and ability to provide detailed feedback
  • Strong communication skills

The successful candidate will be working within an established development team in a company that prides itself in the applications it creates. If you are a dynamic, ambitious and self-motivated team player this is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference to this already high-achieving organisation.

This role is active now, interviews are planned for the week ahead and a prompt turnaround is expected.