Our client is a white-label software platform that helps businesses sell photobooks, calendars and other photo gifts through any device via web and desktop applications.
They offer a suite of five applications that gives businesses the tools to manage every aspect of the process from product design to eCommerce and print production.
They are distributed via a dedicated network consisting of its own global team and a worldwide reseller channel. Their HQ is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, with offices in the USA, Netherlands, Hong Kong and Japan.
They're offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced, driven and proactive Software Testing Specialist to join their QA team in Ponteland.
As a core member of their Agile research and development team, you will be expected to be passionate about delivering high quality software, with a focus on high attention to detail and hitting targeted release dates. Using functional, regression and manual testing of the system you will confidently test and collaborate on new software features and existing defects.
The role requires a strong team player with effective communication skills in order to help them continually innovate and improve the product development pipeline.
Test new software features
Collaborate with colleagues on both enhancements and bugs
Contribute to Pre-Release testing of the product prior to deployment to live production environments
Confidently test and collaborate on new software features and fixing existing defects using functional, regression and manual testing methods
Report test results clearly and concisely
Identify defects and features for further investigation and testing
Raise clear and concise defect reports in Jira and defect management software with appropriate evidence (e.g. photos, video and logs)
Test Online, Mobile and Desktop based software solutions
Install/upgrade both the Taopix application and our supported 3rd party technologies on Windows and Linux operating systems
Review and analyse system specifications
Collaborate with QA team members to develop effective strategies and test plans
Evaluate product code according to specifications
Create logs to document testing phases and defects
Report bugs and errors to development teams
Help troubleshoot issues
Conduct post-release / post-implementation testing
Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
Problem solving & Judgement – ensures full awareness of available facts before making decisions
Delivers results – ensures own role continues to add value to the business
Business awareness – understands the business needs and prioritises and constantly sees methods of ensuring delivery
Creativity – creates an environment that encourages creativity and new practices
Develop Self & others – recognises the need to refresh knowledge and skills to ensure they are relevant for tomorrow's challenges
Decision making – makes informed decisions which deal effectively with issues based on thorough analysis
Proven experience as a Software Testing Specialist or similar role
Appropriate skills and commercial experience in a software environment
Experience of functional, regression and manual testing
Meticulous approach to software testing activities with a focus on high attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present to colleagues
Able to deal effectively with unexpected situations, taking advantage of opportunities and overcoming problems
Good time management skills and ability to meet targets and fulfil agreements
A strong interest in software testing with a desire to progress and positively influence software development
Willing and able to develop knowledge of the wider area of work
Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
Strong organisational skills
Experience in Agile/SCRUM environments and/or Waterfall
ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
Experience in Defect Management; JIRA; automated testing (Selenium, Behat, Cucumber, Gherkin)
A degree in Computer Science or a relevant numerical subject
If you’d like to have an informal chat about your potential in this role, book in a call with one of our friendly talent advocates on 0191 620 0123 who can provide details, advise and guide you with your job search.
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