Technical Software Tester

Position: Technical Software Tester

Location: Milton Keynes (Hybrid Working)

Employment Type: Full Time (37 hours per week)

Salary: £35,000

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in developing their career in the energy industry to join our sister company EDW Technology, based at our shared offices in Milton Keynes.

Passionate about developing software applications that make a real difference in the energy market, EDW’s Energy Retail Suite solutions, which ensure accurate pricing, billing, and supply management for large B2B Electricity suppliers, with dynamic workflow and automation. Our Sigma SaaS platform delivers great energy management tools with a mission to support customers to reduce energy consumption, analyse bills for cost recovery and reduce emissions to support green initiatives and achieve net-zero ambitions.

We operate in a sector that is undergoing rapid change, with organisations aiming to reduce their carbon emissions and electricity suppliers seeking more innovative solutions for their customers.As a UK leader in technology for the energy market, we are ideally placed to help our customers adapt in this rapidly changing sector, as we move to a more sustainable future.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated experienced technical software tester, who is ready to evolve and expand our test automation capability. You will be directly responsible for implementing automated tests for our products and in return you will find a supportive and talented team to work with, in a company that respects, trusts, and invests in their employees.

About you:
  • Relevant experience in using automation tools and techniques to assure the quality of business-critical applications
  • Experience in automated API testing using tools like ReadyAPI, Postman, Katalan
  • Experience in Web UI test automation for business application testing
  • Experience in the setup and use of test automation in continuous integration platforms
  • Some coding experience to resolve complex testing challenges where tools fall short
  • You have experience in both functional and non-functional aspects of software testing, including performance, security, and resilience
  • You have a desire to learn and understand how energy retail and energy management industries work, to help us build game changing solutions
  • You have a good degree in a STEM subject
Your role at a glance:
  • As a technical role, you will be responsible for establishing and advancing our testing capability into automation across APIs and Web UI testing. You will also be capable of writing code to facilitate this form of testing
  • You will design, build and execute non-functional automated tests (e.g. Security, Performance etc.)
  • You will be responsible for developing our current engineering team into one which can support the implementation of automated testing
  • Hybrid – remote and office-based working, within a team of skilled engineers across various disciplines (Analysis, Development, Testing and Operations)
  • Working in an agile scrum environment which adheres to scrum values, delivering significant change to our products
  • Directly involved in design, build and delivery of great new features and improvements that the team is expected to champion, support, and evolve
  • High degree of collaboration across the team and eager to improve on everything that we do, with a keen eye for efficiency and quality
The tech:
  • Writing automated tests with Java/Groovy, Javascript
  • Managing test data for automated tests with the use of SQL and other structured forms of data
  • Test automation tools like ReadyAPI, jMeter, UI testing tools like TestComplete, Katalon etc.
  • Working with API specifications (OpenAPI, Swagger, SOAP etc.)
  • Managing test automation lifecycle with GIT, BitBucket, Docker, Jira Cloud, Zephyr, Testrail
  • Accessing servers via Linux shell/Bash
About us:

EDW Technology, established in 1995, is an innovative IT company specialising in the energy sector. Having acquired TEAM Energy in 2017, a company specialising in energy management software and services, we are a leading software and service providers in our related sectors of energy retail and energy management.

In 2019 we moved into employee ownership, meaning that all our employees share in the success of our business through a profit share scheme.

Our aim is to be recognised as the leading software company in the energy sector and so we are looking for smart people to help us achieve that – intelligent, outgoing, pragmatic, and hard-working individuals with a genuine interest in IT.

Benefits we offer:
  • Employee Ownership Scheme bonus
  • Hybrid working (mix of office and home based)
  • Flexible holidays
  • Good career progression
  • Contributory pension
  • Medical benefits
  • Life assurance
  • Continued learning and development through internal and external training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • On-site kitchenette and chill-out areas with free fruit, tea and coffee
  • Company funded events and team building

To be considered for this role, you must have eligibility to work in the UK without sponsorship.

To apply please submit your CV and cover letter hereNo agencies please.

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