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Senior Software Tester **2 Year FTC**

Job Ref: 2044

Affecto Recruitment is proud to partner with one of the government's newest specialist regulators as they establish a brand new function based in Sheffield.

As the operation upscales, we have a need for an experienced Software Tester / 'Hands-on' Test Manager to coordinate and deliver a brand new testing function.

What will you be responsible for?

Provide approach for, and leadership of User Acceptance Testing:

  • Identify test techniques and tools & design test strategies
  • Work with project team members and Subject Matter Experts to understand the business requirements in order to write and execute functional and non-functional tests at each level
  • Debug and refactor the test code as required
  • Measure and report on test activity, manage defects and author software defined tests
  • Undertake exploratory testing where required
  • Design test environment set-ups and configuration
  • Work with software developers to write automation tests across different levels and review release scripts across environments
  • Manage communications between projects to control integration and dependencies
  • Educate and support the rest of the delivery teams with testing and work with delivery teams to define ‘quality’

What we're looking for

  • Experience of end-to-end functional and non-functional testing with the ability to write test approaches for major projects
  • Ability to advise on up-to-date functional testing techniques and effective in utilising a range of contemporary technologies including (not exclusively) cloud platforms, open source and ‘SaS’ services to better enable and enhance the delivery of quality products and services
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with experience of working with a range of stakeholders including Software Developers, Project Team members, Subject Matter Experts and Executive Leadership Teams
  • Experience of managing & delivering an end-to-end test service with limited support
  • Data Protection and GDPR awareness is desirable
  • Experience of testing CRM functionality is desirable
  • Good team working experience
  • A demonstrable commitment to equality and diversity in service delivery

This is a fantastic opportunity an accomplished Software Tester / 'Hands-on' Test Manager looking for an opportunity to join an organisation making a real difference to people's lives.

Affecto Recruitment Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer.

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For full details, email Daniel Koseoglu: or call 0114 401 0521.

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