Software Test Engineer

Euro London
£25,000 per annum
09 Aug 2018
19 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Passionate about software testing for critical software ?

Interested in the sciences and testing the latest scientific technologies used globally ?

Enjoy collaborating in a multi-skilled development and testing environment ?

If so Euro London Appointments, on behalf of our client, a renowned technical and scientific instrumentation supplier with a truly global presence is currently looking for talented Software Test Engineer to test cutting-edge software that works with their scientific instrumentation.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Test Engineer with at least one significant experience in software testing to join a welcoming team with a passion for ensuring that software for the industrial, scientific and manufacturing sectors is robust and reliable.


*To provide software and embedded software test specifications, test cases and automation necessary to provide reliable and robust software.
*To work closely with the software developers in an integrated team to participate in Agile methods, reviews and retrospectives. You will be estimating tasks, writing the test schedules, automating new functional test cases and running automated regression tests.
*Participating in the development of products as part of a multi-disciplinary project team and to work within project timescales.
*Increasing domain knowledge and understanding of our client's products with an aim of improving test effectiveness.

Aims :
*Reliable and robust software production.
*Automatic test suites for regression testing.
*Test scripts capable of being validated.

Skills and experience required

*Bachelors degree qualified in Computing, Computer Engineering, Sciences or a similar discipline.
*Must have an interest in the Sciences and developing technologies for scientific research ( no previous sectorial experience required )
*ISTQB qualification is advantageous.
*Experience in at least one similar role ideally in the Industrial, Manufacturing or Scientific software sector.
*Manual and Automated test development experience
*Windows programming in C#, Visual Basic, C++ using Object Oriented Programming methodologies , experience in Desktop software testing is ideal.
*Knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies , ISO9000 and TickIt is highly advantageous
*Experience working the Team Foundation Server (TFS) and /or Test Manager/ Visual Studio.
*Strong communications/interpersonal skills for liaison with other team members, members of the Software Development (who you would be working alongside) and customer support teams.
*Adaptability to different types of software and applications.
*Self-starter attitude with excellent time management skills.
*Strong problem solving and analysis abilities.

In return our client can offer an innovative and stimulating working environment where the selected candidate will be at the forefront of cutting-edge software testing used on some of the most specialized scientific devices used in the Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, Automotive and Aerospace sectors, to name a few key client fields.

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