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Software Tester

Location: Bristol
Company: DNV GL
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We are looking for a capable and highly motivated software test engineer to join our small but growing team of Software Testers within the Renewables Product Centre of DNV. The Renewables Product Centre is our in-house software team developing applications and services relied upon by engineers across the renewable energy industry. The team includes dedicated scientific, development, test and support staff, and operates within DNV's 800 strong software business alongside software sales, marketing and finance teams.
Bladed?is the global industry-leading wind turbine design tool used by wind turbine manufacturers, consultants, researchers and for certification. The application runs on Windows & Linux with growing cloud capabilities. We are currently going through a major programme of re-architecting and innovation to ensure that it retains its market-leading position into the 2020s and beyond.
The principal aspects of the role include:
- Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team of software developers, engineers, testers and UX designers.
- Designing and executing manual test scripts.
- Creating and maintaining test documentation.
- Reporting product defects and test effectiveness.
- Providing input into the specification and scheduling of software releases.
- Contributing to test automation development.
- Assisting with product support. Taking ownership of support cases and talking directly with our customers to resolve issues.
- Previous software testing experience.
- Basic or intermediate programming / scripting experience, ideally C# or Python.
- Knowledge or experience of the agile development processes (e.g. Scrum).
- Technical background in Computer Science,?Physics,?Mathematics or Engineering.
- Foundation qualification in Software Testing (e.g. ISEB, ISTQB or equivalent)
- Experience in testing desktop applications
- Experience in testing cloud solutions
- Experience in testing API's
- Experience of using or testing Linux applications.
Professional expertise:
- A commitment to customer care and relationship-building
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills
- Fluent written and verbal communication in English
- Able to communicate in a clear, open, active and honest manner (verbal and written) and seeks understanding of other views
- Driven to contribute to the success of the team
- Keen to build good personal and professional relationships and collaborate to create results
- Creative and takes initiative
Our offer
There are plenty of opportunities for personal growth through our 70-20-10 philosophy (70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training) and an individual career development plan.
The position is rewarded appropriately, including benefits such as:
- A permanent contract.
- Lifestyle benefits (26 days of annual leave + opportunity for up to 10 days unpaid leave, sabbatical leave, flexible working options).
- Access to industry experts from whom you can receive training and support.
- Wellbeing benefits (inc. Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Medical check-ups, Gym allowance and free fruit) as well as plenty of initiatives related to physical and mental wellbeing such as Yoga lessons, charity events, etc.
- Travel benefits (inc. Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme).
- Life assurance and employer-matched pension contributions (employer contribution - up to 9%).
- Re-imbursement of relevant Professional Membership Fees (up to £500).
- and many, many more!
DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.
We are a world-leading provider of digital solutions and software applications with focus on the energy, maritime and healthcare markets. Our solutions are used worldwide to manage risk and performance for wind turbines, electric grids, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, ships, and more. Supported by our domain knowledge and Veracity assurance platform, we enable companies to digitize and manage business critical activities in a sustainable, cost-efficient, safe and secure way.
DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!
Requisition ID: 2021-16174
Posting Position Type: Permanent Employee
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Street: Avon Street, Temple Quay One Linear Park
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