Software Test Engineer – Full Time – Douglas

  • Permanent
  • Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Isle of Man
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000/annum Plus Benefits Package



Our Client is a market-leading payment technology firm, providing solutions and services to countries and markets internationally, and are growing at pace. To support this, they are expanding their technology team across a number of roles and disciplines.

Role Profile

– Provide test implementation expertise and best-practice guidance to all members of the Technical Delivery team for this financial application and prepared for ownership of the quality assurance of the platform

– Design and develop high-volume, high-performance, high-availability application tests using proven frameworks and technologies

– Contribute to best practice for application testing

– Write functional tests, within automated test environments to ensure application quality

– Assist in defining the test strategy

– Be responsible for work quality, ensuring it meets the company’s technical standards

– Work to the company’s policy on Health and Safety

– Help to automate the engineering process where possible

– Help to improve the continuous delivery pipeline

Person Profile

Qualifications & Experience

– Have a background in software, ideally test and development

– Have good knowledge of an OOP language, such as Python or Java

– Degree qualified in a technology related subject

– Confident to take on tasks both manual and automation related using tools such as Selenium, Java, Python, Appium, Jira

– Good understanding of the finance industry and payment systems

– Knowledge of software development methodologies and in particular Agile environments

– Knowledge of Version Control Systems (GIT/SVN etc.)

– Strong & demonstrable background in testing of integrated software systems in a SOA or micro-services paradigm

– Experience of testing public facing REST APIs

– Experience of testing mobile apps

– Experience in both functional and non-functional testing

– Experience of a mix of manual and automated testing skills

– Experience in the selection and implementation of automated test tools

– Exposure to continuous integration systems such as Jenkins

– Demonstrable understanding of software architecture and construction

– Experience using a unit testing framework i.e. JUnit, Cucumber, etc.

– Showing good teamwork, collaboration, and communication between teams

– Experience with Jira and Confluence

– Attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines

– Proven experience of project working and commercial development processes – particularly Agile methodologies

– An ability to rapidly and effectively understand and translate product and business requirements into technical solutions

– Experience of supporting, modifying and maintaining systems and code developed by teams other than your own

– Experience of working with code repositories (e.g. Git, SVN), bug tracking tools (e.g. Jira, Bugzilla), Wikis (e.g. Confluence) and code review tools (e.g. gerrit)

– Demonstrable experience working with cloud-based technologies (e.g. GCloud, AWS)

– Demonstrable experience with CI/CD process’ and their implementation (e.g. Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet)

– Demonstrable experience of providing mentoring & guidance on any of the above

Attributes and Behaviours

– Analytical thinking – able to simplify complex problems, processes or projects into component parts explore and evaluate them systematically

– Strategic thinking – able to identify a vision along with the plans, which need to be implemented to meet the end goal, evaluating situations, decisions, and issues in the short, medium and long term

– Influencing and persuading – able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Adapts to the situation and can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change

– Communication – able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information

– Managing relationships and team working – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works cooperatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively

– Keeps pace with change – acquires knowledge/skills as the business develops

– Proactive identification and escalation of issues and challenges


– Experience of Java, Python, REST, Linux, HTTP, MySQL, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Services, iOS & Android, HTML, CSS, BDD, Cucumber, behave

Salary: £35000 – £40000/annum Plus Benefits Package

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Douglas, Isle of Man

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