Job vacancy - Senior Software Test Engineer

Position: Senior Software Test Engineer
Reference: CHacs167
Location: Saffron Walden
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum

As the Senior Software Test Engineer, you will lead the software testing for both software and firmware products with test design, test planning, execution, and reporting / documentation. Champion for the automated testing environments when the manual-based testing environments can be avoided or minimised. Develop, maintain, and improve testing processes by actively using the latest tools and cloud-based technologies.

  • To develop, maintain and execute test cases and test plans for both the software and firmware products.
  • To work closely with the software and firmware team to identify changes for each product release as part of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • To assist the technical support team, and software/firmware engineers to develop bug fixes and validations, and effective application support.
  • To acquire application specific knowledge to become the company's testing expert.
  • To develop an in-house automated testing framework by using the available off-the-shelf technologies.
  • To assist the Technical Support team for identifying new issues and on-going issues.
  • To lead by example for other junior software test engineers and manage other software test engineers by providing guidance and mentoring.
  • To perform any other tasks requested by the manager, within the scope of this role.

To be successful in this role of Senior Software Test Engineer we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • Software Testing, Engineering or STEM related qualifications.
  • Solid experience in software testing for software/firmware products.
  • Solid experience in writing, preparing, and maintaining test plans, test scripts and reports.
  • Techniques and experience in designing and implementing automated testing for software/firmware products.
  • Sound understanding of SDLC with experience in application testing, system testing, regression testing and performance testing.
  • Knowledge / experience with Git/GitHub, and JIRA.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python for automated testing.

ACS are recruiting for a Senior Software Test Engineer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Senior Software Test Engineer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Senior Software Test Engineer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Senior Software Test Engineer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Senior Software Test Engineer role you desire.