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Software Tester (automation) - Belfast

Digital & IT - Digital & IT
Ref: 2199 Date Posted: Monday 01 Apr 2019
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Software Tester (automation)


Are you a software tester with at least one year’s commercial experience in test automation? Do you have testing or development experience on native mobile platforms?


This Software Tester job is based in Belfast city centre and comes with a competitive salary including a 5% contributory pension, healthcare, clear career progression opportunities and the chance to be apart of a global team.


Who is the company?


My client provides an end-to-end product innovation platform for retailers and suppliers that simplifies the product creation and delivery process to bring great products to market faster, more efficiently, and at higher margins. It combines digital B2B Marketplace, Product Lifecycle Management, Sourcing, Purchase Order, Global Trade Management, and Sales Order into one interface. Some of their key customers include America Eagle and Adidas. They have a growing number of customers in Asia and Europe and have set up an office in Belfast to help service these customers. They have plans to recruit 75 people over the next 4 years.


The bulk of these new jobs will focus on software development and engineering. The plan is to test and develop new products for the existing platform. They are experts in “to scale investments”. This basically means they don’t plan to set up an office for the short term. This is a business that has been established for 17 years and they set up global locations with the long term in mind. Recently, they set up an office in India which has now 75 people on board. Their other offices include Atlanta, Boston, London, and Hong Kong.


What does this testing job involve?


We are looking for a software tester with automation experience to work closely with the development team to ensure and maintain high product quality. The job will involve working with developers to define test cases and test developing functionality during sprints. Your focus will be to create an automated test suite that compliments the development team’s unit tests to reduce testing overhead and ensure constant quality.


What are the essential skills?


To be considered for this job you will need a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. You will need at least one year's testing or development experience working on native mobile apps. You will need experience with at least one automation framework. Strong time management skills along with strong written and communication skills are essential.


How do I apply?


To apply for this job please send an updated CV using the links provided. Alternatively, you can contact Gareth Stirling directly on 028 9091 8528 for a confidential discussion on this job and your career.