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Job Details

Job type: Permanent, full-time
Location: Bournemouth
Posted: 1 month ago

The role of QA Tester within Glenigan is essential to the correct roll-out of our core Glenigan product. The entire Glenigan business is built around the Glenigan product. The Tester will ensure that appropriate testing methodologies are put in place by all external vendors working on the software. They will ensure all functionality has been tested prior to release to live.

They will be hands on, understanding the product, and contributing to the implementation of new functionality. They will oversee all testing activities, and ensure internal user acceptance testing is carried out.

If you’re interested, please send your CV and a covering letter to yana.awada@ascential.com

Key accountabilities

  • Testing of web applications, APIs and Native Mobile applications
  • Conduct testing at all stages and levels (system, integration, regression and performance)
  • Analysis of stakeholder requirements and use cases
  • Managing user acceptance testing processes
  • Collaborate closely with other team members and departments
  • Creation and running automated tests when needed
  • Identification and tracking of defects to resolution
  • Preparation of test reports for senior management

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other activities you are required to deliver.

Personal & general attributes

  • You will be a motivated, dynamic and self-driven individual who is confident and professional in approach
  • Resilience, flexibility and a willingness to undertake varied responsibilities working alone or as part of a team
  • Tenacious and ambitious with a desire to succeed
  • A professional, confident and flexible approach to working with people
  • Ability to maintain composure in high-pressure situations
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload and to be able to hold accountability and deliver a wide range of tasks
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude and excellent work ethic

Skills, experience & qualifications required

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience within testing roles
  • Experience of testing Web, API and Mobile applications
  • Exposure and use of test automation frameworks
  • Ability to interrogate databases and manipulate data
  • Test data creation for relevant test cases

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of cloud-based environments and tools (preferably AWS)
  • Experience of .Net applications testing
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools

Essential Soft skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple streams of work
  • Stakeholder management
  • Positive & enthusiastic attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Continuously looking to improve the quality process

About Glenigan

We deliver the most accurate and comprehensive construction sales leads in the UK. We combine this with business analysis and forecasting, enabling businesses to make sales, win contracts and plan for future growth.

Joining us means joining an ambitious and determined team with a proven track record of year on year double digit growth, where innovative thinking is encouraged and results are generously rewarded.

Based near the beach, we have a local business feel, but we’re part of a global plc too, providing opportunities to leverage multiple brands’ experience and expertise to help you achieve your goals.

Glenigan is an Ascential brand. Ascential is a specialist, global information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.

What we offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Season ticket loans

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massage.

About Ascential

Glenigan is a part of the Ascential group.

Each of our products and brands has its own unique heritage and voice, but all align to one common goal: to enable an eco-system that better informs and connects the business world.

Here at Ascential, we have a deep knowledge of our customers, their businesses and industries. Our aim is for our products – increasingly offered both face to face and online – to offer content and connections that professionals rely on for growth and value creation.

Operating from 14 offices around the world, Ascential serves customers in more than 150 countries, providing local and global knowledge, connections and access.

If we inspire you, why not join and inspire us?

If you’re interested, please send your CV and a covering letter to yana.awada@ascential.com.