Software Tester - Plymouth

Posted 122 days ago
£20000 - £35000 pa
Closing Date: 31 October 2019
Full Time Permanent

Our clients are looking to recruit a Software Tester to ensure that software released is of an acceptable quality, in line with both the company and customers’ requirements and to meet software release deadlines. You will be contributing to the creation of automatic testing scripts for different technologies and assisting on the design of tests for unit testing, integration testing, system testing and operational acceptance testing.


  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Free parking
  • Training and support
  • Significant discount benefits
  • Pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Modern working environment
  • Chance to work with growing company

Responsibilities :

  • Taking on the high level designs of tests and proofs and developing them into further granularity to satisfy the full requirements and confidence interval required of the testing process
  • Is very comfortable with automatic testing frameworks and can write Unit Tests and automatic scripts for UI Test technologies and batch testing
  • To identify and solve logical problems and map business logic to algorithms and functions
  • Identifies synchronisation problems and emergence phenomena and fully understands the concept of parallelisation and asynchronous processing flow
  • Identify starvation problems and bottlenecks and crashes due to bad resource management
  • Oversee progress of junior staff and motivate them to continue growing. Identify performance problems in more junior developer and helps the peer to overcome them
  • To have a sound understanding of data structures and have control over data relationships and data aggregation to elicit it, and to have a very sound understanding of data serialisation in different formats and can map them to existing data structures
  • Design unit tests in existing code that can proof without loss of generality a given unit.


  • Have background in software development (C++, C#, JS) and/or mathematics, either by training or experience
  • Have analytical and problem solving skills
  • Be familiar with designing tests that reflect proof of correctness of functions and algorithms
  • Have knowledge of data structures
  • Be familiar with the whole application development cycle
  • Have experience with development management and production tools (Jira, Mantis, Jenkins, CVS, GIT)
  • Have experience with automatic unit testing and automatic UI testing
  • Efficient time management and task prioritising
  • Ability to contribute simultaneously to different projects.

Please submit your CV for full details.


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