Software Quality Engineer

Software Quality Engineer
Based in Welwyn Garden City
Salary: £36,000 pro rata
6 month fixed term contract
Start Date: End of July 2022

Skills / Experience Required:
*Strong technical & IT skills (including, understanding of networking, servers, virtual environments, databases etc.)
*Methodical and accurate with strong attention to detail
*Excellent literacy skills, able to write accurate technical documentation
*Fast learner, able to independently research and acquire the required knowledge to complete the task in hand

Highly Desirable

*Educated to degree level in a STEM discipline
*Some previous experience of QA and testing frameworks

Role:

*Develop and execute test procedures for all internally developed software (both manual and automated)
*Document all tests and report any failures to the development team
*Produce end-user manuals and other documentation
*Produce training materials for the software
*On occasion provide technical support on the software to colleagues, partners and end-users

Responsibilities:

*Report the results of tests to the development team along with steps needed to reproduce any failures
*Create and maintain test environments (e.g., virtual machines)
*Refine the test procedures and ensure comprehensive coverage through continuous improvement
*Suggest improvements to the software from a usability or functionality standpoint
*Acquire and maintain an in-depth knowledge of all software products
*Continually update technical knowledge and skills
*Attend relevant briefings and meetings as and when required
*Work independently when required
*Carry out tasks to a high standard with attention to detail
*Actively contribute to the process of continual improvement across all aspects of software and procedures

A fantastic opportunity for a Software Quality Engineer to join a highly regarded global scientific company.

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