Software Test Engineer

Full Time Royston Hertfordshire IT Job Pro UK

Software Test Engineer
12 Month Contract (Inside IR35)
Rate: £45 – £47ph
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire

A market leading technology company who are experiencing a period of growth due to growing demand for their unique Electro-Mechanical machines are seeking a Manual and Automation Software Test Engineer to be responsible of verification and validation of functional and non-functional specifications , delivering a quality product with minimum defects

Key Job Accountabilities:

Creating the test design specifications and test cases based on specifications

Using appropriate test design techniques and skills to ensure adequate and appropriate testing coverage

Executing and running the tests in both PC environments and on the final process control hardware

Documenting and reporting defects

Working closely with software architects , developers and key project members to understand the business requirements and product functionality

Experience in the creation and execution of functional , system integration ( end-to-end ), regression and non-functional tests

Testing outside of the specification and under abnormal use conditions

Participate in design and code reviews

Build efficient and reusable systems and abstractions

Develop automated tests , endpoints serving test data management and load / performance testing


Technical degree or equivalent

Significant relevant experience in testing industrial , automotive or medical embedded devices and software

ISTQB Certification ( Test Analyst / Technical Test Analyst ) is an advantage

Good understanding of software lifecycle models including Agile and V-model

Excellent methodological knowledge covering different test design techniques

Focussed on quality with a passion for automated testing


Knowledge of automation systems like Siemens PLC and WinCCOA is an advantage

Knowledge on test automation on Ranorex or any tool is an advantage

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