115 day(s) ago

Software Tester (Education/Ed-tech Sector)

25,000 - 30,000 GBP per Year


Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

ScholarPack

Lincoln
Industry: Primary school MIS providers
ScholarPack is one of the UK's fastest-growing primary school MIS providers. Our growth is driven by referrals and our customer retention rate is close to 100%, but we're not about to get complacent. We pioneered moving school management to the cloud and continue to innovate with new technologies and new features. Now we are looking for a Software Tester to join our talented team.

Responsibilities

Working with our fast paced development team to test our software both manually and with an automation suite
Helping to maintain our industry leading reputation for product development
An opportunity to shape the testing function of our team with input into the technologies we use
Testing the front end of the system manually and helping us to automate this process
Building tooling to help us test our suite of RESTful APIs
Helping to choose our technologies and our approach to development
Working alongside our Data and DevOps teams to support and maintain our systems

Requirements

Minimum 2/3 years professional experience working in a software test role in a commercial software development environment
Someone who wants to help shape our automated testing roadmap and take the lead on getting this into our processes and practices
Experience using any automated testing tools like Selenium / Helium / Beautifulsoup / Locust / Gatling / Faker / Katalon
A keen eye for detail and an ability to manually test software with a critical eye

Skills considered as a good plus

Some experience with OOP - Python, PHP or knowledge of a similar language and a willingness to learn
Experience working with relational databases
An interest in technology, demonstrated through projects or tech related activities
Knowledge of basic Linux command line tools, version control (we use GIT)
An appreciation of UI and UX and their role in modern software

Benefits

A competitive salary with company pension
Up to 28+ days holiday a year + bank holiday, with the option to buy more
Relaxed office environment (casual dress code)
Free tea, coffee, breakfast and fruit
Free digital healthcare service with 24/7 access to a Doctor
We love to celebrate our successes, a love of pizza is essential
Time and support in attending relevant meetups and conferences as well as job specific learning
Opportunity to grow and develop your skill set with coaching and regular technology presentations
Time and support in attending relevant meetups and conferences as well as job specific learning
Flexible working options are available - we are currently a fully remote team given the COVID-19 situation but we are keen to get back into the office when we can!

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