Automation Software Tester

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Job Description

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

Come and be part of an innovative and influential University department delivering excellent IT and business services to a leading Russell Group institution. With a reputation for engaging staff and students in partnership to deliver services, for three years running UK students have voted us best for IT support. We are committed to delivering and supporting excellent customer focussed services and to do this we need to recruit the best staff, invested in higher education and dedicated to supporting sector leading learning, teaching and research – and that’s why we need you…
We have an exciting opportunity in our department for someone with a passion for quality and a keen eye for detail looking to use their skills in Software testing to make an impact within a growing Test team.

You will join us as a key member of the testing team ensuring high quality delivery of new and existing services. You will be required to review requirements, specifications, user documentation and other project documentation to assure quality of the products and tests to be developed You will be an experienced Automation Tester with experience of developing Test Automation Frameworks against different technologies. You will design effective automated test scripts and will be responsible for the execution of these and identification, recording and retesting issues found as part of the testing cycles.

A key part of your role will be to develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders including Business Analysts, Developers and Project Managers. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of team members through the provision of documentation, training and knowledge transfer as required We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and
development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
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