System Tester

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£17,500 to £41,500 per annum
Salary Description:
Depending on Experience
Skipton Building Society
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Our dynamic and forward thinking Business Change and Innovation Team have an exciting opportunity to join them as a System Tester.

We’re looking for someone who has technical aptitude with a desire to learn and a genuine interest in innovative technologies. The position is responsible for the testing of changes and project deliverables. We want to solve problems for our customers by bringing together great minds and by working collaboratively we can reach this goal.
Package descriptionIn return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:

Group Personal Pension Plan
Life Cover
25 days’ holiday, plus one day for each year you’re with us, up to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata when working on a reduced hours basis)
SBS offer a range of preferential employee savings & insurance products
Paid course fees to study for a professional qualification (where relevant to the role)
Childcare vouchers
Head Office onsite shop and internet cafe
An opportunity to join Simply Health Cash Plan – offering twenty annual benefits including dental care, optical care and physiotherapy
Option to donate to charity direct through Payroll Giving
Online employee benefits scheme offering discounts with hundreds of high street and online retailers
Eye Tests
Car Allowance – if applicable to role
More senior roles also offer access to group income protection and private medical care

Main responsibilitiesWithin BC&I, our System Testing Team use robust processes to provide stakeholders with the relevant information in order that they are confident in the quality of the software delivery, thereby enabling user acceptance of the delivered product.

The purpose of this role is to provide testing for systems and solutions used both internally within the Society and externally for our customers. You will work collaboratively with other members of the wider change deliver team to deliver large and small scale projects alike.

You will be required to accurately test systems and perform analysis on business requirements; and you will then document outputs, record results, identify defects, and communicate these back to software developers so they can be fixed.

Each Test Cycle you deliver progressively reduces the risk of defects occurring post live release, therefore increasing the confidence of stakeholders in the quality of the software being delivered.

Working as part of a vibrant team consisting of Developers, Testers, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Architects, you will be responsible for helping drive the Society forward in the ever evolving technology arena; but you will also work with people across the Society on larger scale, complex and strategic transformation projects.
Ideal candidateHaving the right attitude is paramount for the role. Having strong communication and problem solving skills will enable you to support BC&I to deliver work to the highest standards. Your role will be varied and you will be working on diverse system and software, thus having an eye for detail and being flexible in your approach is crucial for success.

Clearly communicating and working collaboratively with other business areas and technical stakeholders is vital within the role as this assists in enabling a smooth service transition throughout the software development lifecycle that delivers solutions for both our colleagues within the Society, but most importantly our customers.  

If you are a values-driven individual with a dynamic and pragmatic approach, we would love to hear from you. Our training and development plan and career progression scheme means you will be constantly adding to your skill set and experiencing new situations.
About the companyAt Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do.

The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

Contact Details:
Skipton Building Society
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Emily Reynolds

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