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QA Test Engineer, Automation, Rest APIs, ISTQB – A2/1317

Location:
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000
Start date:
ASAP
Reference:
A2/1317

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QA Test Engineer, Automation, Rest APIs, ISTQB

Our client are an esteemed, Oxford based software house who create elegant complex software solutions that allow businesses to better manage information. They are currently seeking a QA Test Engineer to join their small but friendly team. Ideally the QA Test Engineer will be a strong graduate with some commercial experience in testing software and now looking for a new QA Test Engineer role in a company that offer fantastic training, support and career advancement.

The QA Test Engineer is a vital role within the company and will involve liaising with developers, consultants, sales staff to provide valuable feedback on the software products and bespoke software being developed. This is an excellent opportunity for a QA Test Engineer looking to gain in-depth hands-on experience with the full software development lifecycle and contribute to the continuous improvement of high-quality software and services.

The main duty of this role is to test software and review requirements to provide concise, timely and meaningful feedback to software developers and product managers. Other duties and responsibilities of the QA Test Engineer include:

• Creative testing of web applications, REST APIs and desktop applications under active development
• Creation and maintenance of automated functional tests
• Diagnosis, reporting and tracking of QA issues
• Verification of the resolution of QA issues
• Ensuring that user requirements have been met
• Maintenance of user documentation


QA Test Engineer Specifications include:

• Excellent academic qualifications – 1st or 2:1 in a numerate or scientific subject from a leading university
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Strong time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and report on progress
• A keen eye for quality
• Very thorough and able to quickly understand complex requirements
• Able to provide critical advice to your colleagues in a diplomatic manner
• Analytical and methodical in your approach to new problems
• Experience with XML (not essential)
• Experience with REST APIs (not essential).


Based in Oxford, the offices include modern computers (i7) and workspaces as well as areas in the office to chill out and socialise. Flexi-hours are also an option to help staff avoid busy traffic times.

Commutable locations include Oxford, Bicester, Banbury, Chipping Norton, Eynsham, Witney, Swindon, Shrivenham, Newbury, Reading, Wallingford, Maidenhead, Thame, High Wycombe and many more.

If you’re interested please apply today for consideration by one of our friendly and professional Recruitment Consultants.


QA Test Engineer, Automation, Rest APIs, ISTQB

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:
Aaron Mcvay
Contact Email: Aaron@haybrook.co.uk
Tel:
01865 343 112

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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.