Software Test Engineer

Added: 1 April 2022

Job Location

Hersham, Surrey


As Qualco operates within the Financial Services Industry any employment offer is subject not only to the usual legal checks (Right to Work and Proof of Address) but also a clear DBS, adverse financial credit check, Employee Electoral role check plus references from previous employers over the last 10 years (where available).

Summary of position

The role will suit a talented individual, in our development team, based in the UK. The team is part of a small but rapidly expanding, energetic and ambitious Technology company; working within the Collections & Recoveries sector of the Financial Services Industry. Our clients range from Utilities and Telecoms companies, Banks and Lending companies and our aim is to use our expertise to empower our clients with innovative technology thereby improving their recoveries.

The Software Test Engineer will be responsible for the testing of all applications and services.

In this role, you should be comfortable working with business users and IT teams. You will be required to inspect requirements and specifications and produce test plans and strategies for both functional and non-functional cases. You should be a good communicator with an ability to determine requirements and propose and deliver the best solutions.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Development the candidate will be required to:

  • Manage the testing program of all development work
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders to understand test requirements
  • Utilise programming languages to create testing scripts, and documenting software testing procedures.
  • Collaborating with team members to develop robust applications and services.
  • Become the interface with end users to ascertain areas of improvement, such as usability and automation.
  • Ensure quality of products is maintained

Required skills/experience

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in testing and deployment controls and skills.

In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Build test plans, user stories and use cases
  • Design application test processes and strategies
  • Prepare test platforms
  • Develop Unit Testing
  • Develop testing for database development
  • Track failures and escalate for remediation
  • Ability to write and produce documentation
  • Excellent ability to translate requirement and specs into test plans
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Excellent knowledge of all MS Office Products
  • Understanding of programming skills: C#
  • Database skills: SQL
  • Basic Infrastructural and architecture knowledge
  • And be an excellent communicator in English (Written and Verbal)