Software Test Engineer

2019-11-13 10:20:002020-01-11 Enterprise Recruitment
Job Type Permanent
Location Cambridge
Area Cambridgeshire, England Cambridge
Sector Software - Test
Salary 30,000 to 50,000
Currency GBP
Start Date
Advertiser Gareth Davies
Telephone 01442 200415
Job Ref J13105GD
Description
Being part of a cutting-edge company, the Test Engineer will solve complex issues at the heart of the ‘Internet of Things’, smart homes, connected health and wearables.  As a Test Engineer, working in an agile scrum environment, you will deliver precision solutions for clients, to make a real difference to people.

Working with a team of test engineers, across several disciplines such as front-end developers, user experience and service designers, mathematicians, software and DevOps engineers you will evolve the test procedures using the latest technologies.  Having a good relevant degree and familiarity with one or more programming or scripting language is essential.

As well as working on exciting projects the company offers many benefits.  A free canteen, vibrant social life, plus a great focus on employee development, be it in a technical or business/leadership avenue. 

Essential -
  • Understand when and how to use a broad range of testing techniques and approaches.
  • Competency in automating software tests at a unit, component or Graphical User Interface level
  • Familiarity with one or more programming and scripting languages
  • Experience performing exploratory testing
  • Ability to investigate issues at a code level through reading, executing and writing code
  • A clear grasp of the principles of security and performance testing
  • Ability to use testing skills to analyse requirements as well as software
 
Desirable -
  • The requirements for testing scalable, distributed cloud-based software
  • NodeJS, Golang, Python, Java
  • The fundamentals of NoSQL, Relational and Graph Databases
  • Networking technologies including IPv6, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS
  • The DevOps movement and Agile methodologies
 
Benefits include healthcare, 25 days holiday, profit share scheme, free shuttle bus from the nearby station, relocation assistance,
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