Software Tester

Closing Date: 21 July 2017
Location: Glasgow

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Tester to support the development of new digital products and platforms.  Working in a fast paced, collaborative environment you will primarily be responsible for ensuring all testing activity – both manual and automated - is undertaken within our scrum team or ops activity.
You will be heavily involved in the creation of automated test scripts, their execution and contribute to overall continuous improvement within the QA team. You will also be involved in manual development testing across STV’s multiple digital platforms including iOS & Android apps, web & connected TVs.
This role would ideally suit a QA professional who has demonstrable experience of app automation testing and is looking to develop further in this area.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Configuration, execution & maintenance of automated test scripts across the STV digital product suite using Selenium & XCUITest.
  • Undertake ‘hands-on’ functional and regression testing across the broad range of STV digital products and platforms ranging from Smart internet-connected TV’s, set-top boxes, games consoles to tablet devices and smart phones.
  • Create and contribute to test plans/test scripts as necessary.
  • Adhere to the test/defect management processes.
  • Effectively communicate defects to the development team and work with the development team to ensure efficient resolution of these defects.
  • Reviewing requirements – wireframes/UI designs, focussing on testability and identification of test cases and expected results.
  • Participate in Scrum meetings (e.g. planning, daily stand up, review and retrospectives).
  • Assist in any other aspect of the work of the Company as reasonably required.
Skills & Experience:
  • Recent practical experience of automation test script creation and execution.
  • Demonstrable experience of testing mobile apps and web applications – across multiple browsers & platforms (iOS & Android) is essential.
  • Practical knowledge of Agile development test design methodologies and techniques desired.
  • Familiarity with defect tracking systems.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently whilst ensuring quality of testing at all times.
  • ISTQB certification or equivalent agile based testing certification is desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable passion for technology and ensuring consistency of quality in every development project.
If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been searching for we’d love to hear from you.
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to
Please note due to the anticipated high volume of appplications received for this vacancy only candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted further in this regard.