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Software QA Tester - Flexible Remote

Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£25,000 to £35,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

As part of our continued growth, we have a requirement for an experienced Software QA Tester based at our newly opened Glasgow City Centre Office (when re-opened, until such time home working will be required).

If you are a skilled Software QA Tester who excels in a dynamic fast-paced environment, where you can apply your skills by working closely with Operations and IT teams, then this could be for you.

Are you experienced in full system development lifecycle (SDLC) validation, including design, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes? If so, we would love to hear from you! Put your detailed driven QA abilities to practice in an organization that values excellence in product delivery.

You will be working closely with the development team and product owners preparing for and conducting capability assessments, providing insight into the findings for further remediation or assisting with the development of proper user documentation.

Role Info:Software QA Tester Enterprise Business Management Software (eProcurement and Inventory Management)Glasgow£25,000 - £35,000Plus Flexible Home-Working + Career Progression100% Remote initially then moving to 1-2 days home based per week, must be able to commute to our Glasgow office 3-4 days a week.

Your Skills:

Ideally 2+ years experience in an agile/JIRA environmentGood manual testing experience but experience in Automated testing is beneficial.Experience in the eCommerce environment is beneficial.

Who we are:After more than 25 years of successful operation, we have focused decades of know-how on pioneering flexible proprietary technology with one aim: to help our clients simplify, optimise and energise their Supply Chain. We run and maintain the Scottish Government s supply chain software service which automates the processing of purchase orders through to the payment of invoices covering £6.5bn+ per annum of Scottish Government spend. We also provide eProcurement, eInventory, eHealth and eFunding solutions for clients around the world.

What You'll be Doing:


+ Review requirements, specifications and technical design+ Creation of detailed test plans and test cases+ Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate test activities+ Identify, record, document and track bugs+ Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved+ Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs+ Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts+ Prepare the environment(s) including data and parameters+ Conducting tests+ Observing results+ Patterns and irregularities+ Capturing those results in a clear concise manner+ Outlining problems+ Highlighting opportunities for improvementCommunicate Findings:+ Provide test results with supporting dialog and insight+ Monitor and consult on debugging process results


+ Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements+ Assist/support project teams with various implementations+ Help visualise technical data in a way that is meaningful to business decision makers+ Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and liaise with developers to implement solutions+ Develop user documentation based on use case requirements

About You:

+ Proven work experience in software development+ Proven work experience in software quality assurance+ Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes+ 2+ years experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process+ Good working knowledge of JIRA+ Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases+ Good manual testing experience but experience in Automated testing is beneficial.+ Experience in the eCommerce environment is beneficial.+ Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus+ Knowledge of SQL and scripting is a plus+ BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject desirable+ Excellent oral and written communication skills+ Proven interpersonal and consultative skills+ Analytical thinking and problem-solving capabilities+ Excellent listening, written and verbal communication+ Ability to work with product owners and developers to understand and document processes+ Must be based in Scotland and can commute to our Glasgow office 3 to 4 times a week.


+ Competitive Salary+ Opportunity for career progression+ Contributory pension scheme+ Flexible working with home-based working

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

You may have worked in the following capacities: Software Tester, QA Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Development, Software QA, Manual Testing, Automation Software Testing.

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

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  • Job Reference: 702630881-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter:
  • Location: Glasgow, Lanarkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent