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Graduate Software QA Engineer

Graduate Software QA Engineer

Job title: Graduate Software QA Engineer

Location: Cambridge

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £20,000 - £30,000

Start Date: ASAP

Are you a Graduate Software QA Engineer looking to kickstart your career with an exciting technology company in the heart of Cambridge? Then look no further! SoCode are working with an innovative company that provide real-time data, which is used by businesses across the world. They are seeking a junior test engineer to join their friendly Agile team made up of developers, testers and a product owner, on a permanent basis. This role will initially be remote until the end of the year, after which there will flexibility to work both in the office and from home.

As a junior test engineer, you will be responsible for…

  • Manual testing (including databases, API and UI)
  • Reviewing automated tests ensuring they meet manual test objectives
  • Writing and executing new test cases
  • Working to ensure best practises are followed in regard to testing standards and strategies
  • Working with developers to improve the quality of their software
  • Maintain regression packs, ensuring they are up to date with the functionality

The ideal candidate will…

  • Have a great attitude and be an excellent communicator
  • Consider themselves a quick learner
  • Have basic knowledge of testing methods and an understanding of an Agile scrum team
  • Possess an understanding of web-based applications
  • Be able to analyse and understand requirements and /or user stories
  • Have no issue working to tight deadlines and positively manage changes to workload
  • Be experienced in using task management tools (ideally Jira and TestRail)
  • Ability to focus on tasks but welcome collaboration and peer review

In return, they can offer you…

  • Opportunities for career development
  • Exciting projects in a friendly, creative and challenging environment
  • Opportunities to work with game-changing clients
  • An exciting start-up culture that values people
  • Group Life Assurance