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Junior Software Tester, Java, Graduate Test Analyst, Trainee QA Test Engineer - A2/1242

Location:
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
Up to £20,000
Start date:
ASAP
Reference:
A2/1242

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Junior Software Tester, Java, Graduate Test Analyst, Trainee QA Test Engineer

Our established media industry client in the Web/Media industry are currently looking for a full time Junior Software Tester join a small team of software testers based in Oxfordshire. This is a unique opportunity for a Junior Tester to get his/her foot on the career ladder within IT in role that offer excellent training and career development opportunities. The team work alongside the Development, IT Support and Account teams at to provide websites for a range of clients.

This Junior Software Tester role is an excellent opportunity for candidates looking to either progress in their testing career with training, or someone who already has some experience of IT systems and sees this as an opportunity for further development.

No commercial software testing experience is necessary as full training will be provided for the Junior Software Tester, but an active interest in IT is essential. Working within a small testing team also means there is the opportunity for Junior Software Tester to take ownership of projects throughout the full software development lifecycle. The varied portfolio of clients ensures the work remains varied.


The role and responsibilities of the Junior Software Tester:

• Providing software testing for a range of websites
• Execute the testing methodically to evaluate software quality against set criteria
• Prioritising daily workload according to pre-defined criteria
• Input into the documentation/requirement review process
• Work closely with stakeholders (developers, account managers, support) to ensure requirements are understood and key issues are flagged in a timely manner
• Ensuring high levels of quality throughout our products to maintaining a high user experience of using our software
• Reporting issues in agreed format
• Tracking tickets and actioning as needed
• Conduct error investigations using exploratory testing techniques.


Skills needed for the Junior Software Tester:

• Able to take a methodical and logical approach to work
• Communicate effectively and precisely both in writing and verbally
• Manage own daily priorities and workload
• Adapt and learn new skills and technologies and apply that knowledge
• Able to work as part of a team to share the workload and achieve project and team goals
• Able to use own initiative to investigate issues
• Competent user of a Windows PC, Word, using a variety of websites


Desirable skills:
• Previous experience using IT
• Experience using different web browsers
• Able to assess risks and make informed decisions
• Java or another Object Orientated programming (OOP) anguage
• Selenium, TestNG or other testing technologies

The candidate: The role would suit a junior / graduate candidate looking to move into Software testing, or looking for their first role after school or University. The successful candidate will be given full training although some experience in Testing would be advantageous.

This role is commutable from: Reading, Didcot, Wallingford, Oxford, Benson, Abingdon, Goring, Swindon, Cholsey, Chilton, Henley on Thames

Junior Software Tester, Java, Graduate Test Analyst, Trainee QA Test Engineer

Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

Haybrook IT Resourcing is Oxford’s leading IT recruitment agency. With exclusive access to some of the region’s most successful companies, send in your CV today to secure your next IT position.

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

We value diversity and always appoint on merit.


Contact:
Xander Todd
Contact Email: xander@haybrook.co.uk
Tel:
01865 343112

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Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! You can find the scheme terms and conditions here

Haybrook IT Resourcing is Oxford’s leading IT Recruitment agency. With exclusive access to some of the region’s most successful companies, send in your CV today to secure your next IT position. 

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd acts as an employment agency and an employment business. 

We value diversity and always appoint on merit.