Job Ref No BH47
Contract Type Permanent
City Chorley
Country UK
Closing Date 4 March 2020



  • The Software tester primary role is to ensure our software operates as intended. 
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating, and overall quality assurance for software services and products.


Main Duties & Responsibilities:

With support and training from Testing Manager:

  • Design and prepare test scenarios and plans to effectively and efficiently test the software change.
  • Conduct software testing to ensure software is fit for purpose.
  • Ensure errors and security issues are identified, recorded, prioritised and corrected before release. 
  • Uses agreed department tools to record activities.
  • Communicates activities via test manager using agreed status recording procedures.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills: 

  • Demonstrates understanding of the importance of clear and accurate documentation of software tests.
  • Demonstrates an interest in software development and the importance of the software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of security by design and how to test for software errors. 
  • Logical and creative thinker.
  • Ability to work independently and take some responsibility using own initiative.
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of styles and situations. 
  • Studied in IT related subject post-secondary education or comparable on-the-job experience as a Software Quality Engineer or Analyst.
  • Good working knowledge of ERP
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Building relationships within the team around the business


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