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Software Tester

Based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire | Salary up to £30,000

We are looking for an experienced Software Tester who will play a key part in the development of all key products within an Agile Scrum environment. Working closely with the developers during sprints to test each feature addition precisely and to eliminate any potential issues at the development stage. You will be involved in every stage of the development lifecycle and have excellent communication skills and managerial skills to manage time and resources effectively between projects.

Key Duties:

  • To contribute towards our quality objective of achieving 95% of our customers rating our Learning Management System good or excellent
  • To work closely with developers during sprints to test each feature addition precisely to eliminate any potential issues at the development stage
  • To manage, plan and prepare test in a repeatable format to test products at various stages of the development process
  • To prepare test strategies, plans and procedures for each project
  • Production of documentation to ensure it is of sufficient standard in order to achieve the level of testing standards required
  • To log all technical issues into the Team Foundation Server for review
  • To liaise with the development team to ensure all parties are aware of potential issues
  • Must be versed in and able to work in an Agile Scrum environment
  • Excellent communication skills and managerial skills to manage time and resources effectively
  • To be able to implement and utilise automated testing techniques
  • To be able to use relevant software to performance test applications

Package Includes:

Benefits include (after a probationary period of 3 months):

  • Top spec software and hardware
  • Exciting projects
  • Competitive salary
  • Free parking
  • Contributory pension scheme (matched)
  • Great socials
  • Health plan
  • Life assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Regular summer ice cream

Being a Microsoft partner, the Virtual College development team work heavily with the latest Microsoft stack. MVC, SQL, Entity Framework. We pride ourselves on trying new technologies and always encourage our team members to try new things. We also heavily use modern JavaScript libraries like Requirejs, Knockout and Raphael. Our UX designers also use the latest front end technologies like SASS, HTML5 and advanced template engines.

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If you would like to apply for this vacancy then please send your CV and covering letter to Human Resources – careers@virtual-college.co.uk. Please state clearly where you saw the position advertised.

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