Graduate Tester 2021
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Experience has taught us that when our customers thrive, we thrive. As a team, we always start with what customers need. Through the good… and more challenging times. Innovating at pace so customers can manage their finances, operations and people. Every one of us shapes our culture at Sage - doing what’s right and succeeding together, united by our commitment to each other. We encourage each other to grow in our roles, in our careers and as individuals.
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Key accountabilities and decision ownership
- Gain an understanding of how customers use the products under test
- Gain an understanding of formal testing principles, approaches and test automation tools and techniques
- Seek to learn and demonstrate a level of understanding of the system under test
- to allow creation of test artefacts
- Follow a test plan and execute against this in a timely manner to deliver on sprint
- Create test artefacts that maximise the efficiency of the test phase, cover all
- requirements and allow for a timely delivery of products and/or components
- Run and maintain existing test automation scripts for the product or component
- under test
- Carry out such tasks as directed to meet the needs of the business
Key performance indicators
- Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
- Learns quickly when facing new problems
- Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things they see as challenging
Skills, know-how and experience
- Enthusiasm to learn & fully participate in Graduate programme
- Natural high level of attention to detail in all aspects of working
- Good problem solving always providing logical solutions and options
- Clear verbal and written communication style
Great if you have
- Previous exposure to testing and the design and implementation of test artefacts
- Awareness of the Software Development Lifecycle and the methodologies that might be utilised
- Focused pace - Focus on customer and partner priorities and move at speed
- Adaptation: Iterate and learn to meet changing customer needs
- Accountability: Do what we say we will do and be our best every day
- Seek Diversity: Be open and curious to learn from anyone, anywhere
- A relevant STEM degree or an alternative degree supported by a keen interest in Software Testing.
Our Graduate Recruitment process
- Apply online with CV
- Complete screening
- Complete video interview (You will receive a link to complete a video interview within 1 week of applying)
- Attend Assessment Centre (Held July 2021)
If successful, you would join our Graduate Programme on 4th October 2021.
***Roles available in our Manchester, Dublin and Newcastle offices***