Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer
12 Month Contract (Inside IR35)
Rate: £45 - £47ph
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire

A market leading technology company who are experiencing a period of growth due to growing demand for their unique Electro-Mechanical machines are seeking a Manual and Automation Software Test Engineer to be responsible of verification and validation of functional and non-functional specifications , delivering a quality product with minimum defects

Key Job Accountabilities:

    • Creating the test design specifications and test cases based on specifications

    • Using appropriate test design techniques and skills to ensure adequate and appropriate testing coverage

    • Executing and running the tests in both PC environments and on the final process control hardware

    • Documenting and reporting defects

    • Working closely with software architects , developers and key project members to understand the business requirements and product functionality

    • Experience in the creation and execution of functional , system integration ( end-to-end ), regression and non-functional tests

    • Testing outside of the specification and under abnormal use conditions

    • Participate in design and code reviews

    • Build efficient and reusable systems and abstractions

    • Develop automated tests , endpoints serving test data management and load / performance testing


    • Technical degree or equivalent

    • Significant relevant experience in testing industrial , automotive or medical embedded devices and software

    • ISTQB Certification ( Test Analyst / Technical Test Analyst ) is an advantage

    • Good understanding of software lifecycle models including Agile and V-model

    • Excellent methodological knowledge covering different test design techniques

    • Focussed on quality with a passion for automated testing


    • Knowledge of automation systems like Siemens PLC and WinCCOA is an advantage

    • Knowledge on test automation on Ranorex or any tool is an advantage