JOB TITLE: Graduate Software Tester - Runcorn


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Runcorn
Job Reference : 12560 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 11/08/2016
 
Salary & Benefits : £22000 - £25000 per annum + 24 days holiday
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

GRADUATE SOFTWARE TESTER - SPORTS AND LIFESTYLE BUSINESS Runcorn £22,000 - £25,000 (Depending on experience) Holidays: 23 days + Bank Holidays + Birthdays off Are you an Enthusiastic, Driven, hands on Graduate level software tester that is looking to work for an award-winning sports ecommerce business? Are you looking to join a team as a Graduate Software tester where your opinion matters and is valued and you can make the position your own?


Job Description

GRADUATE SOFTWARE TESTER - SPORTS AND LIFESTYLE BUSINESS
Location: Runcorn
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 (Depending on experience)
Holidays: 23 days + Bank Holidays + Birthdays off
Hours: 09:00 -18:00 Monday - Friday
Are you an Enthusiastic, Driven, hands on Graduate level software tester that is looking to work for an award-winning sports ecommerce business? Are you looking to join a team as a Graduate Software tester where your opinion matters and is valued and you can make the position your own? If you are a strong communicator, motivated and a go getter, please read on
The Role
Alongside our development team (Environment is PHP / MySQL / JavaScript), you`ll come on board to take responsibility for the manual testing related to software projects linked to the development of the company's various market leading websites and back office systems, running across multiple platforms including web, tablet and mobile.
You can have free reign regarding what testing tools you want to use, and working closely with the development manager in an open plan office, you`ll play an important part as we implement software solutions for use on the website, warehouse and back office.
You`ll be working closely with the development manager and lead developers, so will have the opportunity to learn and build on your skills in a rapid growth, open minded development team but the opportunity with this position is that as the test function grows in the future, you`ll be classed as the senior so the opportunity will be there to progress as your knowledge, and the team size grows.
If you have the following we want you to apply:
*Software bias degree, either 1st class or 2:1 with an interest in software testing.
*Knowledge of PHP Frameworks such as Zend would be ideal along with an understanding of some of the following front end technologies - JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bootstrap
*Any commercial software testing exposure would be ideal, but is not strictly essential.
*Testing accreditation such as ISEB would justify a higher starting salary but is not essential.
*Knowledge of the full software development life-cycle: from requirements gathering and functional specification, to development, testing and delivery.
*Drivers Licence and own transportation - not essential to do the role, but important to get to the site on a business park in Runcorn.

You will be working on various projects, and are expected to undertake the following:

*Work with the development team to ensure that software systems & solutions are tested before going live.
*Investigate, analyse and document reported defects.
*Perform maintenance programming and correction of identified defects.
*Create, document, and implement unit test plans, scripts, and test harnesses
*Monitor performance of live systems and diagnose performance related problems

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for then please apply, attaching your CV.
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