Posted: 23rd September 2019

Software Tester (Graduate/Junior)

Workforce Software 

Milton Keynes, Bucks. United Kingdom

Job Description

WorkForce Software are excited to share a rare opportunity to break into the software industry without industry experience or specific professional qualifications.

We are looking for a motivated individual looking to break into software testing as part of an Agile development team. This role will involve testing of our scheduling application, including involvement in planning and design activities supporting development of new features to deliver value to our customers. As a Graduate/Junior Software Tester, our highly experienced team of software testers will support your understanding of how, what and when to test, and grow your confidence and expertise in the testing field.  In return, we will look for your passion to learn, proactive attitude to problem solving and confidence to stand up for the high standards of quality we expect for our software.

About us

We are a world leader in cloud-based workforce management solutions. Our products provide the capability and insight for our customers to manage costs and increase revenues, while creating an engaged, empowered workforce. We do this by putting the right information in the hands of the right people at the right time. Our products help managers be productive in the moment, they provide head office with estate-wide visibility, and they give our customers’ workforce the ability to view and manage their work-life on their mobile.

We want to work with colleagues who feel the same way and share our values.

About You

On your first day, we’ll expect you to have:

  • Demonstrable interest in software development and a specific desire to become a software tester
  • Extensive, demonstrable experience of using a wide variety of software
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to work in close collaboration with others
  • A keen eye for detail combined with a strong work ethic
  • Curiosity to find out how things work and how they can be improved
  • A hunger to learn new skills, techniques and uncover fresh perspectives
  • A desire to be a part of a world class team who strive towards a shared goal
  • The confidence to ask questions and represent your own views
  • A desire to challenge yourself
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Experience of working in a related field e.g. IT Helpdesk, Software Sales, Mechanical Testing
  • A qualification in a related field e.g. ISTQB Foundation, Computer Science degree
  • Demonstrable passion for working on teams and in collaboration with others e.g. volunteer groups
Important note: If you do not meet the “Bonus Points” criteria, we still urge you to apply. Whilst these elements can be advantageous in the right circumstances, we are most interested in finding the right person for the role – someone we can work with, who will work hard and maximise the potential of this opportunity.