Software Tester

Job description

Are you an experienced software tester who can confidently write and execute SQL queries?

Do you have experience carrying out testing on UI's, mobile apps and desktop-based applications?

Are you a dynamic individual looking for an innovative software company that genuinely values its people?

If you have answered yes to these questions, we would love to hear from you!

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Software Tester to join our dynamic and collaborative itim team! Our Software Testers have an incredibly vital role in supporting itim’s success by working closely with our Business & Development teams in carrying out testing for our new product developments, existing product enhancements and support related testing.

This is a great opportunity for a proactive, inquisitive and meticulous individual who would enjoy being an integral part of an innovative, dynamic and growing retail software company where you can make a huge impact! 

We are itim, but who are we?

itim is a global retail software provider with a vision to empower multi-channel retailers to thrive in today’s digital world by accelerating their digital transformation and helping them achieve omnichannel excellence.

We have developed an industry-leading omnichannel platform that empowers retailers to adopt a more engaging customer-centric approach to shopping in-store, online, and on mobile. Our technology is highly data-driven and flexible, providing retailers with the agility to meet real-world retailing demands and adapt to future challenges.

We connect retailing IT strategy with effective execution, helping our clients strengthen their core systems, scale with flexibility and create seamless omnichannel consumer experiences. Our deep retail experience combined with our comprehensive suite of omnichannel retailing applications means we can help retailers achieve their trading objectives while streamlining processes, managing cost, minimising risks and giving them the ability to deploy quickly.

We are very proud to work with over 65 leading retailers across 11 countries, which include; The Entertainer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s, Office, The Fragrance Shop, and The Works.

What would be my main responsibilities as a Software Tester?

As a member of the development and support team based in Brough, East Yorkshire, working on our very clever and innovative invoice matching applications for retailers, the Software Tester will work closely with the product owners on new product development testing, existing product enhancement and support related testing.

The main responsibilities are to: 

  • Understand the software requirements, functional and technical specifications
  • Create test plans, test cases and produce test scripts
  • Generate test data
  • Execute manual and automated testing
  • Manage testing phase of the software development lifecycle, provide efficient reporting and fault tracking.

Job requirements

What we’d like from you

  • At least 3 years experience in a software testing role
  • Experience in web-based UI testing, desktop-based applications testing, mobile apps testing and batch processes
  • Experience in working with database SQL tools is essential, you must be able to write and execute queries (we currently use Informix and Oracle)
  • Understanding of Software Testing Methodologies.
  • Programming, scripting and editor knowledge to create and interrogate data
  • Strong understanding of Relational Database Management tools
  • Experience working with web services
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills
  • Be a positive, dynamic and self-motivated individual who enjoys being part of an autonomous working environment
  • (Bonus) Experience of testing in a Retail environment
  • (Bonus) ISEB/ISTQB certification
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK for at least 2 years (unfortunately, we cannot sponsor you) 

Why choose itim?

  • Make A Difference - the chance to be part of a progressive company that’s adding real value to the retail industry with innovative products
  • A Connected Company Culturework alongside great people! We genuinely care about our employees and foster a people-first approach with a strong collaborative, autonomous and friendly working environment
  • Hybrid Working Patterns - have the flexibility to work from home or in the office when it suits you
  • Work/life balanceflexible holiday requests & an extra day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Great Career Development – with our flat hierarchy structure and flexibility to get involved in different projects, we can tailor your career path to suit your personal interests and goals
  • & Other Fantastic Benefits – such as private medical insurance, pension contribution, smart casual dress code

Salary: circa £40,000 - dependent on experience 

Location: The role is office based in Brough, East Yorkshire, with some flexibility to work from home

We’re innovative, we’re passionate, we’re collaborative, we’re GROWING and more importantly, we’d love to hear from you!

itim is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.