Software Tester


Software testing, public sector, east midlands, mansfield, information technology, permanent, software tester

Your new company

A large public sector client based in the East Midlands is looking for a software tester to join their existing technical team on a full-time permanent basis. The clients technical team are responsible for delivering software solutions from design to deployment for new, upgraded and legacy products in the product portfolio.

Your new role

The client have a strong market presence and are looking to expand into new areas and technologies while continuing to support and improve their existing suite of products. The role will cover both of these areas so flexibility and a willingness to adapt to a range of testing tools and methodologies is essential.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful applicant for the following post will be flexible, organised, collaborate effectively with other team members, possess strong communication skills and have a good understanding of software testing techniques. The successful applicant should also be pro-active and always looking for opportunities to improve technical solutions and services.

Essential Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • Have solid experience in the specification and testing of software systems, using a range of methodologies including Agile.
  • Understand the whole development lifecycle and the role of the tester within the lifecycle.
  • Be comfortable defining and testing new systems or supporting existing ones.
  • Be self-starting and be able to work independently when required.
  • Take responsibility for their own work and be able to deliver according to tight project timescales.
  • Show strong written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to clearly communicate complex issues.
  • Be a dynamic, clear and flexible thinker with a focus on detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate a passion for software testing and Quality Assurance.


What you need to do now
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Job reference information
Advertiser Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Contact Name Sonia Sanghera-Parekh
Telephone 0121 230 1455 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference 2977395_1489136446

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