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Software Tester

Salary up to £50,000

Wednesday 13 Oct 2021

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Software Tester - £50,000 


An Automation Test role has recently opened up for a growing business setting market trends within their industry from the heart of Edinburgh. Over the last 5 years, they have grown from a small handful of people to one with over  200+ members of staff and a rapidly growing software team. The work they are doing could be considered well before their time making huge innovations with R&D. Now that the business is about to move into a more commercial setting they are looking to scale up the whole team. With a modern work-from-home approach, those that reside anywhere in central Scotland may be interested to apply. 1/2 days in the office expected in the future. 


As the Automation Tester, your work will have a direct impact on the software produced. Working in an agile environment carrying out manual and automated testing you will work with various greenfield projects and clients, working to achieve seamless software releases and updates. You will use your skills to apply appropriate techniques and tools, to design test cases, test scripts, and test data that will validate each use case.


What's you'll bring?

QA with significant experience in API testing, both coded in C# and using Postman style tools. You will have a good grounding in CI/CD preferably with Azure and Kubernetes. Previous knowledge of python, and may have previous experience of testing commercial hardware/software interactions.



•    Proven ability to automate testing of API endpoints with C# in a Specflow environment

•    Comfortable developing automated end-to-end testing using Postman

•    Experience of modern CICD tools with yaml/json configuration (e.g. Bitbucket Pipelines)

•    Full understanding of web technologies such as HTTP communication

•    Ability to write and perform non UI integration tests, exploratory tests, performance tests, security tests


If this sounds like your ideal next move, then please apply with your most up-to-date CV for immediate consideration.


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