Software Tester

It’s an exciting time for an experienced Software Tester to join our team at Extronics, with new product launches planned for this year! Plus a huge perk is the ability to work flexible hours around your home life.

The Company and Culture

Founded in 1992, award-winning Extronics specialises in developing and manufacturing intrinsically safe and explosion-proof equipment for use in harsh environments. The growing company delivers these world-class products and solutions to customers around the globe, from industries such as oil and gas to chemical, pharmaceutical and mining. The company’s technology is cutting edge and spans from electronic hardware to software and complete RTLS solutions and works to remain at the forefront of the industry.

Priding itself on a culture of trust and understanding where colleagues are encouraged to share their ideas, challenge themselves and enhance their personal capability, Extronics is rapidly expanding and has ambitious plans in the pipeline, making this the perfect time to join the organisation on its exciting journey.

Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will take a proactive approach to undertaking all of our software and firmware requirements for both new product and our existing portfolio

Here’s the lowdown, let’s see if you have what it takes…

As the Software Tester, your duties will include;

  • Carrying out software and firmware testing and proactively making recommendations for future improvements
  • Designing and implementing test procedures and protocols, as well developing and documenting manual and automatic testing
  • Looking after releases, testing platforms and supporting systems
  • Ensuring the software / firmware meets specified standards, test criteria, architectural requirements and company protocols
  • Documenting bug / defect / test reports
  • Developing and maintaining coding to modern practices & applicable standards

As the Software Tester, your skills & experience would ideally include;

  • An IT / Software related degree, with some experience of testing
  • Experience with Java/SQL/C/Python would be preferred
  • A passion and flair for technology with a desire to grow and develop your skillset
  • A proactive, inquisitive and creative mindset – someone who enjoys coming up with new ideas, especially new applications for existing processes and solving problems during the design and development phases
  • High attention to detail, able to stay calm under pressure and multitask to the max
  • The ability to work well in a team – the team culture is very important here & everyone celebrates each other’s successes

What will I receive in return?

You’ll be part of a company that will value your professional and personal development, whilst encouraging you to bring fresh ideas to the table, and where your efforts, dedication and contribution to business goals will be noticed and rewarded.

You will receive a salary in the region of £30,000 to £40,000 level dependent on experience. Plus, attractive benefits including 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company-wide profit share scheme, and a flexible working scheme.

You will be based in the company offices in Middlewich, employed on a permanent contract, working 37.5 hours per week with the ability to work flexible hours around your home life.

How to apply: Naturally we want to understand your work experience and how it fits with the role. Please include a cover letter with your application describing why this opportunity interests you and how you can add value to the business.

All applications for this vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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