Senior Software Tester (HOME BASED)

Senior Software Tester


Existing & Valid SC Security Clearance Essential (Used within the last 12 months)

Contract; 6 months initially

Location; Home based with occasional visits to Plymouth office when required

Rate; £40-50 per hour

Techniche are working closely with a Technology and IT organisation based in Plymouth.

We are supporting them with appointing a Senior Software Tester for a long term contract assignment supporting highly regulated government IT projects.

Experience Required:

• ISQTB Testing Foundation Certificate
• Experience of SQL – able to perform complex queries
• Experience in the use of ALM systems
• Knowledge and experience of software development life cycle and approaches
• Knowledge and experience of Agile (scrum/Kanban) methodologies and practices


Desirable Experience (Not essential):

• ISQTB Testing Advanced Certificate
• Knowledge of ERP systems
• Knowledge of web applications and web services
• Experience of programming languages (Python, PL/SQL)
• Experience of automation testing and continuous development and integration
• Experience of performance testing with HP LoadRunner

Role Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for creating and maintaining test strategies, test plans and test cases.
  • You will be confident using industry standard dynamic test techniques to ensure maximum test coverage.
  • You should be confident highlighting issues, providing estimates and delivering progress reports to project managers and your team leader.
  • You will work with the team leader to follow the established quality process and assist in maintaining the automation framework whilst creating automated tests.
  • You will be joining an established team responsible for delivering testing services to meet customer requirements and departmental standards.
  • You will also be responsible for managing business users through the UAT stage, offering any technical help and product knowledge where needed.