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Software Test Engineer


Euro London Appointments, on behalf of our client, a renowned technical and scientific instrumentation supplier to over 10 sectors globally, 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 testing to join a welcoming team with a passion for ensuring that software for the industrial, scientific and manufacturing sectors is robust and reliable.

Responsibilities
*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 developer 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 or a similar discipline is ideal but not essential if candidate's possess demonstrable practical professional experience..
*Must have at least one A Level ( or equivalent) in a Science or Mathematics subject.
*ISTQB qualification is advantageous.
*Experience in at least one similar role ideally in the Industrial, Manufacturing or Scientific software sector.
*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.
*Strong communications/interpersonal skills for liaison with other team members, members of the Software Development (who you would work 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.

Consultant

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Oliver Astington

Team: IT & Technical

I specialise in: International & Multilingual IT and Technical Recruitment across the UK and Western Europe

Languages: English, French & Spanish (also learning Italian)

I’ve been at Euro London since: 2010

About me: I have evolved with Euro London from consultant to senior and principal consultant since December 2010. I completed my Bachelors Degree in Modern European Studies and Masters Degree in Modern Language studies at the University of Nottingham with studies in France and Spain from 2005-2010 and have subsequently used my passion for Europe, European languages and international business to develop long-standing relationships with international businesses and candidates as well as investment in helping international candidates find job opportunities that will help them grow their careers. Outside work I regularly travel throughout Europe and beyond, enjoy outdoor sports and  reading about  Modern European history and politics. 

Fun fact: I have lived in 4 European countries , UK, France, Spain, Belgium.

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