Software Developer (Specialized Tester)

Expira em: 26 dias

SpotOn Connections

SpotOn Connections Recruitment Solutions was created to focus on the Finance, Legal, Technical, and Multilingual sectors in Europe, delivering a premium recruitment service to all our clients and candidates alike. Due to popular demand for our consultancy, we have now branched into other industries. Our consultants come from a recruitment background, specialising in specific industries and services, thus allowing us a better understanding of our clients' needs. We provide a no risk service to our clients and an individually tailored service to suit our candidates.

Nº de Vagas: 11-20 vagas

Tipo: Full-time

Salário(por ano): Negotiable

Setor: Outros Serviços

Função: Developer TI

Região: Malta

The role calls for a person who is passionate about software testing. It entails the planning, design, development, maintenance and execution of software testing plans for a wide range of in-house developed and outsourced applications.

  • Interact with product management, project management and development teams to develop a strong understanding of testing objectives and provide realistic testing cycle estimates.
  • Learn and keep abreast with the evolving functionality of systems to be tested so as to be in the best position to design corresponding test plans.
  • Design, develop, execute and maintain test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated) to address business and technical use cases whilst meeting established quality gates and release requirements.
  • Suitably select, create and maintain test data required for testing.
  • Diagnose test failures identified, pin point source of problem (be it a defect of the application being tested, a configuration or environment issue, a problem with the test script, an issue with test data quality or some other matter), log such failures and track them from discovery through to resolution.
  • Record and document results and compare them to expected outcomes.
  • Ensure that test cases and test automation scripts used for regression testing of designated applications are kept continuously up to date based on application changes or defects discovered.
  • Maintain and report upon suitable software testing KPIs.
  • Ensure compliance with general programming best practices, accepted web standards and any other standards set by the company.
  • Partner with development team to stay informed of new technologies being introduced and to ensure that system components are designed for testability.
  • Work closely with QA and development teams to help select test tools, design test infrastructure, implement automation and facilitate the software build/release process.
  • Keep oneself up-to-date on automated testing technology, popular testing tools and the relevant technical and business domains.
  • Support the QA team as required in meeting set objectives and strive for continuous improvement in all areas of activity.


  • 2+ years of relevant experience in the software development field as a software developer or tester, ideally with practice in the latter capacity.
  • Good programming skills in Java, C# and/or other industry leading programming languages.
  • Working knowledge of DBMS platforms and SQL.
  • Experience working in different OS platforms, including variants of Windows and UNIX.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, executing and maintaining test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated) to support various development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with entire software development life cycle as well as test cycles (Unit, Regression, Functional, Systems & Integration, Stress & Scale, Smoke & Sanity) and when to apply them.
  • Able to perform all type of testing, including security, performance and usability testing.
  • Hands on knowledge of automated test frameworks, preferably JUnit, Ranorex and SoapUI.
  • Experience using applications and tools supporting source control and continuous integration, preferably Mercurial, Maven, Jenkins, SonarQube and Nexus.
  • Knowledge of other software testing tools in the industry, such as Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin, Sikuli, etc.
  • Ability to work well independently and with others.
  • High level of self-motivation, self-organization, orientation to detail, and ability to prioritize a large number of tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

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