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Software Test Engineer –  Hertfordshire



£45000 - £60000/annum £45,000 - c£60,000 + Excellent Bens

Stevenage, Hertfordshire


Permanent | Full Time




Software Test Engineer – Hertfordshire

My client is the fastest growing technology company who is seeking a Software Tester to join their team.

As a Software Tester your required: -

To be responsible for independent, third-party testing of application software produced in the software group.

This includes testing applications that integrate control over physical automated systems.

To ensure testing is delivered on schedule while working under the guidance of the lead test engineer.

Your responsibilities: -

• Production and maintenance of system test plans, manual test cases.

• System integration (of hardware and software components) and software testing on desktop PCs, emulated platforms and real systems.

• Classification (technical and business) and reporting of faults found in a release.

• Following through to resolution of all faults discovered in the software.

• Liaising with software designers and developers to understand the business requirements and product functionality.

• Supporting the development & definition of standards and processes for software testing in projects and product developments, working within a framework informed by ISTQB® standards.

• Supporting the assessment and introduction of testing techniques and tools.

• Liaising with Testing Staff (Test Engineers & Test Managers)

Additional responsibilities: -

• Assisting the project team with the software integration phase on the hardware, taking a client-like role in order to ensure faults are dealt with in a timely manner.

Experience with automated test scripts and test execution results


Minimum 3+ years’ experience in the software development arena. Experience working with ISTQB® approach and standard.

Experience of

• the creation and execution of system integration (end-to-end), regression and non-functional tests (e.g. performance).

• a range of tools supporting automated testing, including Windows UI testing

• testing complex systems built using modern programming languages.

• working in environments where regular builds, unit tests and software integration testing are the norm. Candidate able to contribute to these activities.

• system fault-finding, diagnosing to hardware or software subsystem level.

• using version control, change control and code quality control processes.

• using test management or ALM tools to design, execute and maintain test cases (examples – TFS, Jira, Siemens Polarion, MS Test manager, HP Quality Centre/ALM).

• using defect management tools to raise, monitor and retest defects general computer and peripheral configuration, and common mechanisms for computer communication and control over external components.

Commutable from: - Welwyn, WGC, Hatfield, St Albans, Watford, Harpenden, Borehamwood, Berkhamsted, London Colney, Wheathampstead, Redbourn, Hitchin, Stevenage, Potters Bar, Letchworth, Baldock, Royston, Ware, Hertford, Enfield, Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Luton, Hemel Hempstead, Bedfordshire, Huntingdon, Ely, Peterborough, Ely, Newmarket, St Neots, St Ives, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridge, London

Software Test Engineer – Hertfordshire