Software Test Engineer (Salary up to £40K)

  • Job Reference: VC04
  • Date Posted: 7 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Brook Street
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £36,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

My client is a market leading innovation company who are looking for a Software Test Engineer to compile and execute software test plans and provide production training support as part of the Software Engineering Team.

Your responsibilities:

System and Product Software Testing

  • Work with manufacturing and software engineers to compile test plans
  • Create and run test plans to cover End User Testing (EUT)
  • Test plans to cover system functional testing
  • Plan EUT and software release with production
  • Identify and meet all system and product software test criteria.

Process Automation Improvements

  • Manage automated test solutions for production processes
  • Management of test plans: Creation, tracking, updates and reports

Technical Support

  • Provide training to other departments as required
  • Support for Production and Manufacturing Engineering teams


  • Observe and promote safe working practices at all times
  • Ensure compliance with the company QMS
  • Protect company IP in line with agreed strategy
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Project Manager

Who are you:

  • Must have a strong background in a methodical approach to testing.
  • Have experience in producing clear and detailed test reports.
  • Experience in running test scripts and automated processes.
  • Experience of test at module and at system level.
  • Strong awareness of testing networked systems.
  • Experience of practical testing/working within an engineering/manufacturing environment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills appropriate to a highly technical environment.
  • Strong independent worker, aware of the need to adhere to company architecture.
  • Able to fault find software issues with end users. (E.g. Production Technicians.)
  • Knowledge of commercial grade test tools
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Have worked in a manufacturing environment.
  • SQL Server experience.
  • Power shell experience.
  • Build & release server experience.
  • Agile experience.
  • Non-smoker/vaper

Start Date ASAP, working hours will be 37.5 hours per week
Due to the site rules the successful candidate must be a non-smoker/Vaper

If you are interested in this role, please contact Vanessa at 02380 683 444 or apply now