Senior Software Test Engineer

  • Job Reference: NB15549
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Waters
  • Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Technology and IT
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Join us on the journey to make the world a better place.

This is a great opportunity to come and join our state of the art facility at Wilmslow, which is at the heart of the worlds mass spectrometry development!

In Waters, the Informatics group produce software that is used by people worldwide for specialist measurement and scientific analysis. We are currently seeking a Senior Software Test Engineer to work in one of our development teams. We work in a collaborative, agile environment, where team members are empowered to innovate and continually improve.  We believe strongly in the value of personal development, and provide support and regular time for our people to pursue this.

This is ideal if you have a real passion for software testing as part of agile software development, ideally with exposure to automation. In this role, you will be working collaboratively with developers and testers to help ensure delivery of high quality products through the application of effective testing and automation techniques.

 

As a Senior Software Test Engineer, you would be part of the Waters Informatics group producing software that is used by people worldwide for specialist measurement and scientific analysis. Your main responsibilities would include:

  • Testing software deliverables through a combination of both manual and automated testing techniques.
  • Collaborating closely with other agile team members, including Product Owners and Business Analysts to ensure the delivery of valuable working software increments.
  • Contributing to continuous improvement activities in test approach and implementation areas, particularly in areas of test automation and automation frameworks.
  • Playing an active role in our agile software development approach, for example attending team ceremonies, contributing inputs and opinion to planning activities, reviews and retrospectives.
  • Taking part in our global cross-Informatics testing and automation community
  • Defining a plan for your personal development in your own area of specialism, and pursuing this with the support of your manager to undertake the training and learning to progress.

 

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • Shown experience of identifying and implementing testing for software product development.
  • Knowledge of agile testing concepts and practices ideally combined with practical experience of their implementation.
  • Capability and experience in working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal.

The following criteria are desirable, but are not essential since training will be provided for you:

  • Knowledge and experience of implementing software test automation, and working with automation frameworks, ideally with Selenium and C#, or similar.
  • Experience in BDD, continuous integration / continuous delivery
  • ISEB / ISTQB certification at foundation level
  • Knowledge and experience of contributing to continuous improvement

 

In return you will receive:

  • A plan for your personal development in your own area of specialism, pursuing this with the support of your manager to undertake the training and learning to progress.
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • Contributory based pension scheme
  • Subsidized membership of onsite gym
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)