Senior Software Test Engineer

Senior Software Test Engineer

Senior Software Test Engineer - Central Manchester

  • Modern Office located in Central Manchester, currently 100% remote during COVID-19, then moving to a 2/3 days WFH
  • We are the largest investors in research and development for our field, in the whole of the UK
  • Salary up to £60k plus bonus, 27 days holiday + bank holidays, 12% pension, flexible working hours, casual dress code, discount schemes

We are looking for a proactive Mid/Senior Level Automation Testers who would like to work for a company renowned for innovation. We are the largest investors in research and development for our field, in the whole of the UK!

Our current Test Team Lead joined because of "the flat structure, culture of trust, and opportunity to work on Software products nowhere else in Manchester can offer". Our Hiring Managers are always pushing top promote internally, and ensure their employees have access to all the tools and knowledge they need to thrive. We currently have 35 tech staff working out of our modern offices space, and we are looking to add substantially to the team in coming months with an end goal of increasing headcount but 150 in Manchester

This is due to our brand-new Connected Technologies projects, as a member of this project team you will be working with tech such as Mongo, Kafka, Apache Maven, Jenkins and much more as the project evolves

We are looking for someone skilled with at least one coding language e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python and building frameworks with Cypress, or any other open source test automation tool. Ideally you will have experience of working in an Agile + Continuous Integration environment, following best practices such as TDD, BDD. We work very collaboratively here, carrying out daily paired programming/testing in our product Scrum Teams. There is no micromanagement to be seen in our teams, and you can start / finish the working day whenever suits you best!

We take Diversity and Inclusion seriously, we hold regular D+I conferences, and have a dedicated D+I sponsor at board level, as well as internal PRIDE, BANE and Women in Tech networks to help you connect with individuals and access any required support.

We are looking for someone with:

  • At least 4 years Testing experience
  • Automation Testing knowledge - ability to write automation frameworks in Selenium or Cypress or Puppeteer
  • Experience of working in/running an Agile team
  • Test first mentality
  • Excellent communication skills


Please either apply by clicking online or emailing me directly to For further information please call me on 01244 567567 I can make myself available outside of normal working hours to suit from 7am until 10pm. If unavailable, please leave a message and either myself or one of my colleagues will respond. By applying for this role, you give express consent for us to process & submit (subject to required skills) your application to our client in conjunction with this vacancy only. Also feel free to follow me on Twitter @Gabbibility or contact with me on LinkedIn. I look forward to hearing from you.