Software QA / Tester / Test Engineer

Job Description

£30k - £40k
Newcastle upon Tyne

We are looking for an experienced Tester to work with automated test frameworks in Ruby, using Selenium webdriver for the UI tests. They work on Macbooks with a RedHat virtual machine test environment. You can expect to be supported in your passion for Testing with the opportunities and time to branch out into specialisms such as Load, Performance and Security testing. Your opinions and input are always valued.

Their development teams are multidisciplinary with engineers, QA, and analysts working together using Agile principles. Each team is independently organised, deciding their own workflow for solving the problems presented to them. They use tribes to share knowledge and ideas across the teams, and to make team-spanning decisions such as coding standards.

The Tester we’re looking for:
Their culture and work environment are very important to them. Above all else they value people with a positive attitude and a good work ethic.
They love self-motivation and a passion for knowledge, as well as those who put their team above themselves.
This is a senior Tester role so demonstrable experience of good software test engineering is essential.
We are looking for a passionate Tester from a technical background who has experience in, or is willing to learn, manual and automated API/Front-end testing as part of an Agile Scrum team.

They encourage a mindset of quality and doing the right thing; "ego has no place here".
Collaboration is the foundation of their culture. The ability to communicate in a concise and focused way, really listen to others, and practice patience are all excellent traits to have.
They want to help people develop themselves professionally and personally. The desire to mentor and support those that are working towards obtaining all the above qualities helps them achieve that.

What they’re offering their new Tester:
They strive to create a fun, friendly, and comfortable working environment.
They believe a good work-life balance is essential.
They're in this business for the long haul. They give the team time to think and to do things right.
Their team is a democracy. Everybody has a voice in how things are done.
They want their team to be the best they can be. Each person works with their manager to create and implement a personal development plan. They also offer some benefits such as a £500 personal development budget and a subscription to

If you are interested in the advertised position for Tester please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Tester, Ruby, Selenium webdriver, UI tests, Macbooks, RedHat virtual machines

Additional Information

  • Salary:£30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

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