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Software QA Tester 

We are a highly motivated, smart, humble, innovative, cohesive team waiting to welcome you to our organisation.

Starting out in the home office of our Chairman Trevor Allsop with just 3 people, we have successfully grown to nearly 25 team members housed in a bright modern Belfast office. Although we have grown fast we have still maintained our core values and as a small company, you will make a big impact!

 

Job Description/ Why We’re Hiring:

Allsop are seeking a motivated and diligent Software QA who is passionate about delivering the highest quality products to our clients.  Our Software QA must have commercial experience in software testing. Working within the development team you will play a key role in the delivery of production-ready client solutions. A keen interest in software testing and the latest technologies is highly desirable.

You’ll be working alongside other developers and our support team, testing software to deliver to the highest standards to our clients. Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritise is important.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Functional / Non- Functional Testing
  • Automation Testing
  • Ensure quality of code and applications across multiple QA cycles throughout their lifecycle
  • Define, Build, Automate and Execute Tests
  • Define best practice for the agile development of applications
  • Create and Maintain detailed test plans
  • Liaise directly with the business and development teams
  • Signing Off releases for deployment to the live production platform
  • Working with the Client Support team in triaging customer identified support issues

 

The Person:

  • Working knowledge of modern web, cloud and mobile business systems and architectures
  • Customer service experience with clear communication for customers and developers
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, the ability to work well as part of a team and a drive to self-develop are all highly desirable
  • Diligent with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt with new technologies
  • Extensive test functionality across a broad technology stack with the ability to troubleshoot
  • Experience working on multiple / simultaneous projects and feel confident working with developers
  • Responsible for software deployment phase, you should have experience working with stakeholders for project success
  • Professional and multi-tasking abilities
  • Attention to detail with an adaptable and flexible approach to projects
  • Ability to communicate quickly and clearly with your team
  • Ability to prioritise workloads

 

Desirable:

Within this role, the successful candidate will be proactively working with the rest of the team to ensure the right quality checks are in place to deliver new releases.

  • Experience with TDD (Test Driven Development)
  • Knowledge of HTML / CSS
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Experience working with Azure
  • Working knowledge of DevOps practices (including CI / CD)
  • Working knowledge of Azure DevOps, JIRA (or similar knowledge of documenting software defects)
  • Agile Environment experience
  • ISTQB Foundation Level Certificate
  • Working knowledge of Selenium

This is a fantastic opportunity for an excellent candidate, with a genuine interest in software, to help enhance and further develop our client solutions within a growing company. You will enjoy exciting challenges in a fast-paced environment whilst working with the most up-to-date technologies.

Salary range: £25,000 – £35,000 pa (Dependant upon Experience)

To be considered for this position, please apply here.

Closing Date: Friday 22nd November at 5pm

Allsop is an equal opportunities employer, which means that we are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment to all persons.

Benefits of Working at Allsop

People are our most important asset and sometimes it’s nice to have little perks. As we are growing so are our benefits. Here are some of the benefits you’ll enjoy at Allsop:

Competitive Salary and Target Based Progression Plan

We work together to get your talent shining. We are an open and honest company and will map out exactly how you can progress.

Workplace Pension Scheme

The workplace pension provided by The People’s Pension provides a great opportunity to save for your retirement.

Training and Development

Our culture of learning and development is aided by individual professional development plans.

Healthcare Plan and Private Medical Insurance

We offer a healthcare plan with different levels for your wellbeing. You can claim cashback on dental, optical, physiotherapy costs and more.

Financial Rewards

As we work hard to deliver for our clients as well as progressing in our KPI’s, Allsop will share with you a percentage of its profits on a quarterly basis.

Latest Hardware and Software

Ensuring that you have the right tools to excel in your role.

Free snacks, hot drinks and breakfast

It’s important to keep your energy and concentration up. We also don’t want any ‘hangry’ people in our calm office!

Quarterly Team Trips

It’s important as a hard-working bunch to let our hair down. Taking time out and doing something a bit ‘different’ than beer and pizza on a Friday.

Monthly Team Breakfast

We get together once a month, over some coffee, ketchup, and filled sodas.

What our Employees have to say about Working at Allsop

You have the autonomy to grow in your role and develop your skills. Allsop invests in training and development. I also love that you have a voice within the company, our ideas are not just listened to, but implemented.”

Emma Galbraith, Chief Happiness Officer

A great work-life balance, if I need time off Allsop is flexible. It’s a relaxed atmosphere where we work intelligently to get great results.”

Daniel Rocks, Software Developer

I like that Allsop is forward-thinking and innovative with the ability to keep up with the latest technologies. It’s great to have the opportunity to explore and implement the latest languages.”

Matt McNabb, Front-End Software Developer

There is a great variety of work, you are never bored, every day is different and it is great getting the customer feedback and seeing the difference we are making to their business.”

Chris Marks, Software UI Developer

I love that we all work as a team across departments and we have a great positive atmosphere. Allsop is a friendly place to work and I really enjoy coming into the office.”

Angela Allsop, Office Administrator

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