Software Tester

Job Description

Duties include:
The planning, design, management, execution and reporting of tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to agreed process standards and industry specific regulations
Engineering, using and maintaining test ware (test cases, test scripts, test reports, test plans, etc.) to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested
Defines test conditions for given requirements
Designs test cases and creates test scripts and supporting data, working to the specifications provided
Interprets, executes and records test cases in accordance with project test plans
Analyses and reports test activities and results. Identifies and reports issues and risks
Maintains skills required to adequately fulfil all aspects of their role
Takes an interest in and actively develops an extensive knowledge of business and software systems
Uses established techniques as directed to identify potential problems and specify acceptance criteria in clear and precise terms in order to ensure protection from identified system weaknesses
Assists in more complex requirements activities and ensures that testing is adequately planned for and is appropriate
Assists in requirement specification and solutions design to ensure that requirements are clear and that proposed solutions satisfy those requirements

Skills and experience required:
Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a software testing role
Experience of defining requirements and communicating those requirements to others
Experience of working in an International Life Assurance organisation or similar financial services organisation in a number of different operational areas
Experience of working within software development using the following software development lifecycles:Agile; Waterfall (V Model)
Experience of creating and managing software test plans, scripts and routines
Experience of using Test tools such as selenium