Posted: 10th January 2019

Software Tester

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Forest Holidays 

Bath Yard, Moira, Leicestershire. United Kingdom

Who are Forest Holidays?
Forest Holidays is a luxury cabin holiday company part-owned by the Forestry Commission and set exclusively within Forestry Commission land. Our company has grown from the first cabins built in Scotland in the 1970's to almost 600 cabins in stunning locations, as well as almost 600 team members. We operate across 12 locations with ambitions to grow to 30 locations. We are a fast-moving and entrepreneurial company backed by private equity.

What 's the role?
We operate a small in-house Software Development team consisting of Application & Database Developers, Business Analyst/Project Manager. We've been waiting to add a highly valued Software Tester to the team and this is where you come in. We're looking for an experienced tester to carve out this role here and really shape and make the role their own.  We operate an Agile approach using .NET, C#, SQL databases, and increasingly Azure based technologies with some mobile app development. But none of that matters, what counts is you....

Who are we looking for?
You will be a 100% team player with a collaborative approach. A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success. Versed in a variety of testing techniques and test approaches. A good communicator who can articulate complex subjects in an effective and clear manner. You will be able to work under pressure and to tight and shifting deadlines using excellent planning skills and the ability to co-ordinate testing activities. Able to work alone as well as on own initiative.

What you'll get in return
As well as a working for a forward-thinking, ethical company where people and values matter, other benefits include a generous pension provision, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 in the second year, 15%-50% discount on our holidays, as well as working in a GREAT team in the beautiful surroundings of Moira, National Forest, Derbyshire, UK. A competitive salary of up to £35k is offered dependent on experience.