Software Tester

Software Tester

Job Description

Job ID: 23499
Job Function: IT
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 24 May 2023

Job Overview

  • 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.

Job 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.

Qualifications 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



Testing training and guidance will be provided – however, a good foundation in Msys applications with an interest in moving in to the IT development team

In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.

Your package will include:

  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)
  • Subsidised canteen


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative, and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.

Job Location

Chorley - Hybrid

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