Software Tester

Show that software does what it is supposed to do and doesn't do what it is not supposed to do.

Software Tester

Cambridge

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning and executing manual testing of web-based software
  • Reporting the results to the developers and client management (through issue trackers, in meetings, and in written reports)
  • Possibly assisting clients with their own testing, in triaging bugs or guiding them in UAT, for example
  • Coordinating with testers in our U.S. office and with Xceptance colleagues in Germany on larger projects; managing smaller projects independently

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor‘s degree or equivalent (Computer Science or related field not required)
  • 2+ years of related professional experience in software testing
  • Knowledge of test methods, tools, and processes; familiarity with issue trackers
  • Knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript a plus
  • Familiarity with test automation tools for web applications, such as XLT, Selenium, WebDriver or WATIR a plus

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Creative thinker interested in identifying effective approaches to testing
  • Excellent analytical skills and innovative problem-solving abilities
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced project culture
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail; ability to do thorough, accurate work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Flexibility to work effectively as a member of cross-cultural, geographically distributed teams

Application Information

General

Please apply by email at jobs@xceptance.com and provide the requested information. We generally arrange a short phone interview as the first step of the application process.

Material

We want to learn as much as possible about you, so please provide the following material with your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Why you would be a good addition to our team
  • Possible start date and desired salary

We look forward to
welcoming you at Xceptance!