Senior Software Tester

Riverford Organic Farms
c£52,000 DOE
30 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Senior Software Tester Buckfastleigh, Devon c£52,000 DOE Summary and purpose: As the UKs largest independent producer of organic vegetable boxes, you can imagine that we are no ordinary software development house. We deliver to over 50,000 households each and every week, employ over 500 staff, run 3 farms, a butchery, wholesalers, restaurant and an organic pub Every part of our company is enabled through technology, from the PDAs out on the fields through to our award winning eCommerce website. We are extraordinarily passionate about our products, the ethics we demand of ourselves in their supply and the attention to detail we take in their delivery. We are based in some of the most beautiful countryside in the world, in a modern solar-powered office with all the essential comforts; good coffee, organic home-cooked breakfasts and lunches, break-out pods, top-end hardware and obviously a tractor hanging from the ceiling When was the last time you heard birds sing while coding? Walked down a beautiful tree-lined path while contemplating? Ate organic poached egg on toast during a deployment? This is life at Riverford. We are less concerned about specifics than we are about cultural fit, coupled with an ambition, and capability, to learn and develop your skills. If there is something on our list which is out of your comfort zone that's fine but expect us, to expect you, to pick it up and run with it should you join us What we expect of a Senior Software Tester: You will be at the centre of a new chapter for eCommerce here at Riverford. You will help to deliver the ambitious roadmap and architecture of our new website and mobile application, identifying and developing a comprehensive testing strategy, framework and good coverage across its core journeys. You will work to assist the automation of your test strategies into a valuable regression suite, enabling us to move faster with more assurance. You will also be working to test our larger integration project which links our eCommerce platform with our production, finance and customer support systems. You'll work in an agile workflow, alongside fantastic colleagues to deliver continuous improvement for stakeholders throughout the business. What we are looking for: - Skills in driving out bugs - Risk based testing - Testing in an agile environment - High pressured environment - Cope well with rapid change - Strong communication skills - Exploratory testing - eCommerce testing experience Your experience: - You have a number of years' experience in software testing, working with teams on full stack web and systems integration projects - You are comfortable working to define suitable test processes where none exist - Most importantly you will have made a difference in previous roles, contributed real value and helped to deliver high quality new features Benefits: - 5% matched contributory pension - 23 days' holiday bank holidays - 25% staff discount on all our lovely produce, delivered to your door at home - 20% discount at Farm Shops (a separately owned business but part of the Riverford family) - Heavily subsidised, delicious home cooked organic breakfast and lunch - 10% of our profits are shared with our staff - Free grade-out fruit and veg - Amazing summer and winter parties along with plenty of BBQs and get-togethers - Free tea, coffee, fruit and parking - Dual 21-inch screens, a top end laptop (16GB, SSD) any software you need - £1,000 per year for your choice of conferences and training To apply for the role of Senior Software Tester, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Senior Software Tester, Lead Software Tester, Senior Software Test Engineer, Senior Test Engineer, Senior Tester, Senior Test Analyst, Test Engineer. Working hours: 40 hours per week