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Principal QA Software Tester

  • Location

    Durham, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Digital Transformation & Information Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £37500 - £44000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Kate Litka

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Principal QA Software Tester

Location: Durham

Salary: £37,500- £44,000

Permanent position

Are you an experienced QA software Tester with a keen eye for detail? Are you a tech lover, keen to share your knowledge and experience but also learn more, working with some of the best developers on the market? Are you keen to work with newest tech, including .NET Core and Azure? If yes, I think you should read on!

With my client, a prestigious, fast-developing organisation in public sector, I am searching for a principal QA Software Tester to work alongside a team of .NET, CRM and mobile developers, ensuring that projects are delivered to the highest standards.

On a daily basis you will be:

  • Responsible for manual and automated testing
  • Developing and implementing test strategies and frameworks
  • Analysing requirements
  • Responsible for test execution, defect recording and analysis of tests results
  • UAT testing
  • Providing technical guidance and ensure best practices throughout the team

Required experience for this position:

  • Significant hands-on experience working as a QA Software Tester
  • Experienced testing complex web-based systems and data-driven applications
  • Proven experience of conducting manual and automated tests in various systems and languages, particularly in Microsoft Stack
  • Experience writing test plans and cases, experience creating test strategies
  • Experience working with test management tools: Test Manager, Visual Studio, TFS/VSTS
  • Experience working with software revision control, eg.g Visual Studio Team Services, Git, SVN

Desirable experience:

  • Experience working in Agile, Scrum
  • Experience working with such web frameworks as Bootstrap, Foundation,
  • Experience working with Unit Tests, CodedUI, Selenium/WebDriver

The organisation would like to offer:

  • Competitive salary,
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • 33 days of holidays + bank holidays
  • Possibility of working on challenging projects on a national scale
  • Possibility of working from home and flexible working

To be considered apply today!

* It's only one of the jobs I currently recruit for. Contact me to have a casual, confidential chat about other opportunities @Kate Litka Sellick Partnership.*

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