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Role: Senior Software TesterLocation: MediaCityUKSalary: £40-55k Imagine being there, right from the start of one of the world’s most admired tech companies. A company who disrupted and changed an entire sector. If you had been part of the 3-man team that built Airbnb back in 2008, helped to code ‘Backrub’ in 1996 which went on to become Google, or part of the development team building Amazon for Jeff Bezos back in 1994.At Auden, we’re building a team to do just this. We’re creating a company from the ground up, based on true innovation in tech, data, and finance. And we’re going to revolutionise the UK finance sector, by being on the side of the customer.Auden is unique. We believe that companies of the future will thrive if they truly do the right thing, by operating in a socially responsible way. This is in our DNA. You could call us FinTech, but that’s doing us a disservice. We’re bigger than that. We have the mentality of a start-up but have been developing our plans for 5 years. Led by its
founding team of entrepreneurs, our investment and regulatory approval from the
FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) is already in place, along with our senior
leadership team, with experience as diverse as RBS, the BBC, Bet365, Virgin
Atlantic and Nokia.
What we’re looking for?We’re looking for a new Senior tester to join our growing team. We’re passionate about using the latest technologies and want you to be too. We’re not looking for people who’ll just sit and turn specs and requirements into tests, you’ll be free to champion new ideas and tech through collaboration and teamwork.We want people who are comfortable working in multi-disciplined teams as a Senior Tester or in a similar Senior QA position, and proven experience of using test management and defect tracking tools. Knowledge of SQL and scripting languages/programming is essential. We’re also passionate about providing learning opportunities for our colleagues, including support in training you up in Automation testing. The preferred candidate will have experience of using Java or C# although this is not essential.Our existing teams are wonderfully diverse. We’re committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, transgender status, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership, or trade union activity.
What you’ll be doingWe’re firm believers in using the right tools for the job and welcome people with backgrounds using different testing tools and languages. Willingness to adapt and be flexible is key.Working within our Manchester Media City office, the Senior
Software Tester is an integral part of the delivery team. You will be
responsible for delivering high quality, robust test scripts. Working within a
Scrum / Kanban environment team, you will create both manual and automated test
scripts (with full support in building your automation skills) and then design,
write, execute and report on automated tests. You will be highly involved in
sprint planning to ensure that robust acceptance criteria are established and
adhered to.Following sprint planning you will execute high quality and
robust Web API and Web UI scripts which will be added to the existing test
suite. You will ensure that automated tests run automatically to schedule,
results are reported and that defects are triaged. Continuous improvement is
key to the role and it is expected that you will feed into technical standards
and ways to continually improve the testing suite. This role will require you
to think in a logical manner, solving problems and employing a methodical
approach to your work with excellent attention to detail.In return, we offer an excellent salary with fantastic
opportunities for progression in a growing business.
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