Contract Software Test Engineer

Contract Software Test Engineer

Job title: Contract Software Test Engineer

Location: Cambridge (Remote)

Job Type: Contract

Rate: £250 – 300 per day (depending on experience)

Duration: 6 months

Start Date: ASAP

SoCode Recruitment are seeking a Contract Software Test Engineer to assist a Cambridge based technology company who develop meaningful software applications within the healthcare industry 

You would be responsible for…

  • Writing, reviewing test plans and requirements, ensuring good level of test coverage
  • Manual testing and exploratory testing, evidencing the software’s quality through manual verification
  • Writing and reviewing the appropriate documentation to demonstrate that their products adhere to standards
  • Implement automated end to end, integration, and unit tests, making use of technologies such as Selenium, Jest and TypeScript

It is essential that you…

  • Have a strong desire to build meaningful software applications that have a positive impact on people’s lives
  • Be committed to quality and have a keen eye for detail
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience of commercial software testing, including writing automated tests across the “test pyramid”
  • Have experience with Selenium, Jest, Jasmine, TypeScript / JavaScript or similar
  • Be experienced in working with Agile methodologies
  • Possess a desire to work in an inclusive environment
  • Consider yourself a team player and care deeply about the commitments your team collaboratively makes
  • Have a strong academic record, degree qualified or hold equivalent relevant professional experience
  • Have good basic mathematical ability and be an excellent communicator

You will ideally have…

  • Knowledge and/or experience of Linux system administration
  • Experience of testing software within a regulated industry
  • Experience with Atlassian’s suite of tools (Jira)