Junior Software Tester

Closing Date: 20 April 2018
Location: Glasgow

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Software Tester to support the development of new digital products and platforms. Reporting to the Lead Tester, the successful candidate will be provided with first class training to develop their testing skills and knowledge in a fast paced, collaborative environment where you will primarily be responsible for ensuring all ‘hands-on’ testing activity is undertaken within our scrum team or ops activity.
You will be able to work well on your own and also be happy to assist the Lead Tester when required and contribute to overall continuous improvement within the team. You will be involved in development testing across STV’s multiple digital platforms including mobile, web & connected TVs.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Undertake ‘hands-on’ functional and regression testing across the broad range of STV digital products and platforms ranging from Smart TV’s, set-top boxes, 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:
  • 1 year’s demonstrable experience in a testing environment is desirable.
  • Knowledge 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 is desirable.
  • Familiarity with defect tracking systems.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently whilst ensuring quality of testing at all times.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and excellent attention to detail.
  • Passion for technology and ensuring consistency of quality in every development project.
To apply please email a full CV & cover letter to hr@stv.tv

STV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and equality of opportunity for all.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offering an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

Early applications are encouragaed and due to the anticipated high volume of applications received for this vacancy only candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted further in this regard.

Email hr@stv.tv