As a software tester, you'll be involved in the quality assurance stage of software development and deployment. You'll conduct automated and manual tests to ensure the software/module created by developers is fit for purpose and any bugs or issues are removed before it gets deployed to end users. Your familiarity with coding syntax and knowledge of programming languages would be a big plus.
As a software tester, you'll need to:
Understand the scope of job
Work with software developers and project support team
Identify business requirements
Monitor applications and software systems
Carry out stress testing, performance testing, functional testing and scalability testing
Write and execute test scripts
Run manual and automated tests
Test in different environments including web and mobile
Write bug reports
Work towards project deadlines
Provide quality assurance
Provide objective feedback to software development team
Troubleshoot and problem solve
Design test cases to mitigate risk
Present findings to software development and business user teams
Work on multiple tasks at one time
You'll need to have:
A degree in computer science or IT
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
The ability to work under pressure
Attention to detail
Competent technical skills
The ability to work in a team and individually
Organisational skills with the capability of working towards tight deadlines
A passion for working with technology.
You'll work Monday to Saturday on regular hours, although evening work can be necessary, especially for projects with tight deadlines. Depending on the employer and different timezones, client meetings may take place late in the evening.
Work is mainly office-based and you'll spend the majority of your time at a computer.
Your role as a software tester may be stressful at times, particularly around the time of project completion.
If this excites you, apply for this opportunity, and the team would love to get on a call with you to discuss further.
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