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QA Tester

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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QA Test Analyst
Location: Manchester City Centre

This is an opportunity for a technically minded and extremely precise individual to join a recognised brand in the travel industry.
My client is based in the heart of Manchester and it is a Queen's Award for Enterprise winner.
They are a leader in European airport parking reservations who genuinely believe that technology comes first and continuously look to push the boundaries with new technologies to deliver and disrupt the once complex market for customers and build top class software.
As a QA Tester, you will be responsible for ensuring that the data and solutions delivered by the rest of the team are tested, validated and monitored.
You will build a good understanding of the various types of data being produced delivered and stored, defining and executing tests to ensure deliverables are released to the required level of quality. The testing will focus around UI, API's, and performance to ensure the team are delivering great quality.
We are looking for a QA Tester to assess software quality through manual testing. You will have close working relationships with the Software Development Team, adding value by providing first class support to them: you will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and glitches and helping to troubleshoot issues. You will approach everything from the prospective of the customer and work proactively and reactively to maintain stable, scalable and secure systems so that great outcomes for our customers can be delivered.
As a QA Tester, you will contribute to the evolving team's culture of experience, innovation, enthusiasm and passion. You will drive best practices within the team to help build a culture of quality.
To succeed in your new role, you will need…

  • Proven experience as a QA tester or similar role
  • Good SQL skills (experience of SQL Server desirable)
  • Good writing skills. This is to create reproducible steps for bugs and aid in the documentation of new test processes
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in project lifecycles and Visual Studio online
  • Interest in using and defining automated tests
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Effective time management
  • Supportive and responsive attitude
  • (Desirable) BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related numerical field
  • (Desirable) Automation framework experience with hand coded tests
  • (Desirable) API testing experience, both JSON and XML, and flat file formats (CSV)
  • (Desirable) Confidence writing acceptance criteria for user
  • Able to communicate confidently to a wide variety of audiences
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about technology

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