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Lead Software Tester

Last Updated by Dominic Davison
Job Description & Responsibilities

Open ECX puts electronic trading capabilities at the fingertips of every construction business. Indeed, we are the fastest growing e-trading hub in the construction industry. We work with construction companies of all sizes, saving them time and money whilst increasing their business performance by delivering e-commerce transactional services.

We’re experts in simple, scalable software that automates business processes, that helps Procurement, Commercial and Finance functions to manage Supplier and Subcontractor relationships.

We’re looking for talented and driven lead tester who can help us continue to grow and further cement our position as the construction industry’s number one e-trading provider.

This job is ideal if you enjoy being in charge of you own destiny and are looking to work for a company that will give you the creative environment necessary to develop and thrive.

Job Title

Lead Software Tester

Reports To

Line Manager (Senior Developer or Development Manager/Director)

Purpose of the job
  • Develop and maintain manual and automated test plans ans test scripts to validate functional quality system, integration testing and expediteregression testing
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of a test automation framework
  • Accountable for the test coverage
  • Provide test estimates
  • Perform test execution – Manual and Automated
  • Reporting test progress
  • Assist with continuous inprovement testing and upgrades
  • Must be a hands on tester – who is able to undertake testing and mentor junior team members
Functions of the job
  • Evalute Requirements Specifications
  • Produce System Test Plans and Scripts
  • Produce Client facing Test Plans and scenarios
  • Perform component and end-to-end testing of developed code
  • Manage issues and fault resolution with the Software Development Team
  • Manage and co-ordinate Testers
  • Liaise with Line Manager to determine tasks, objectives and timescales
  • Liaise with Designer and Developers to determine best practice and avoidable work
  • Use the company’s source code control system (SVN)
  • Experience writing and executing automated/manual tests (functional/non-functional/regression)
  • Web based systems including user interfaces/screens and web service interfaces
  • Cross-browser testing
  • Mobile device testing
  • Good knowledge on test automation tools like Selenium
  • Understanding of Defect management processes
  • Knowledge of Test estimation techniques, approaches and processes
  • Test analysis
  • Test Scenario and Test Case construction, review and execution
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • IQTSB Foundation or above
  • Customer Support would be an advantage

To apply, please call 07808 241054 or send your CV to

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