Senior System Tester

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£35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £35,000 DOE
Skipton Building Society
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Job IntroductionOur dynamic and forward thinking Business Change and Innovation Team have an exciting opportunity to join them as a Senior 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. 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 stakeholdersin 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 driving 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, problem solving and leadership 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, handling multiple projects across a variety of test activity, thus having an eye for detail and being flexible in your approach is crucial for success. The successful candidate will need to be able to engage others, deliver feedback to colleagues in the team and influence positive behaviour. Proactively drive forward new ways of working/thinking in terms of test strategy and design, in line with industry standards.  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.Ideally we are looking for someone with the full advanced ISTQB, or as a minimum having achieved at least one element of this with a view to completing. About Skipton Building SocietyAt 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.We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.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:Competitive Employer pension contributionPrivate medical insuranceCompany paid life assurance schemeCompany paid Group Income Protection scheme25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the opportunity to participate in the annual Holiday Trading Scheme to buy/sell extra days)Annual discretionary bonus schemeVolunteering daysColleague discounts at a range of UK wide retailers, including holidays, restaurants, fashion, days out and more. Accessible via an online platform and mobile app.Discounts/cashback on selected products and servicesEmployee Assistance ProgrammeDiverse cultureSkipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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Skipton Building Society
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Tom Lawrence

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