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Junior Software Tester
File Dynamics Ltd is an outsource services company providing IT, HR, Accounts and Office Services and business process and file management solutions, supporting over 2000 end users across the country, predominantly in the legal, insurance and healthcare sectors.  As an Investor in People employer we have a clear focus on development of our people to deliver a high-quality professional service in a cost-effective and approachable manner. 
Our solutions are built around our in-house workflow development system with integrated Business and Client Portals, automated business process software and associated scanning and telephony applications. Our IT support team include our Helpdesk and 2nd & 3rd line technical support which supports computer and phone networks, hardware and asset maintenance. Our System Development team delivers Application, Business Process Development and Management Information Services. 
Purpose:
The Junior Software Tester will be responsible for the quality assurance (QA) stage of software development and deployment.  The Junior Software Tester will ensure software is fit for purpose through automated and manual testing.
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • working with senior software tester to ensure testing and QA is carried out on all projects
• working with Account Managers to ensure and assure QA in all projects  
• meeting with system users and BA to understand the scope of projects  
• working with software developers and project support teams  
• identifying business requirements  
• monitoring applications and software systems  
• stress testing, performance testing, functional testing and scalability testing  
• writing and executing test scripts  
• testing across environments including web and mobile  
• writing bug reports  
• reviewing documentation  
• quality assurance  
• presenting findings to software development and business user teams  
• document analysis  
• communicating findings to technical and non-technical colleagues  
• contribute to daily scrums, sprint reviews and retrospectives  
• complete demonstrations to the client on the completed features of the system  
• analyse functional and technical specifications and user stories to derive test cases and scenarios • creating test plans for execution by teams at each stage of required process.
Skills/ Competencies required:  
  • strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders
• problem solving skills  
• the ability to work under pressure  
• attention to detail  
• competent technical skills  
• the ability to work in a team and individually  
• organisational skills with the capability of working towards tight deadlines  
• a passion for technology
Desirable
• knowledge of industry wide best practice and methodologies
• knowledge and practical experience of test tools
Essential
  • Ability to work with light supervision and guidance.
• Ability to adapt to different project environments in delivery of testing processes.
Good understanding of testing concepts and how testing fits in with the overall project life cycle
Why Join us?
With Investors in People accreditation since 1998, we positively encourage our staff to progress and develop within the Company.  We recognise that our continued growth and success is the direct result of the contribution of our staff.
Our wide range of benefits, include a generous holiday entitlement, flexible benefits (including pension, childcare vouchers, bikes for work and health screening), bonus scheme and development opportunities.  We have an active social committee and support various charities/fundraising events across the UK.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a wide range of candidates.
Please note that any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory credit check and Basic criminal record check. This information will only be used to assess suitability for employment insofar as it is relevant.