Newcastle / Edinburgh / Bristol

Software Tester

Do you want to test complex and sophisticated software solutions using the latest technologies?

The Role

The Role

Scott Logic builds large-scale, bespoke, business-critical systems for some of the world’s most high-profile organisations. The business is expanding and we’re in need of talented and self-motivated test engineers at all experience levels to join our growing testing practice. Find out more about our software tester jobs below:

To be suitable for our software testing jobs you’ll be a critical thinker, looking for an exciting and challenging role in a thought-leading UK-based software consultancy that prides itself on delivering the best in bespoke software to a varied portfolio of global clients.

You’ll be surrounded by smart, highly-capable people in a collaborative environment that encourages helping others by sharing knowledge and experience. We follow an Agile approach with solid development practices, and you’ll work in close collaboration with our talented software developers to deliver world-class solutions to our clients.

You should have:

  • A passion for and plenty of experience testing software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to adapt and learn new technologies on the job
  • Knowledge of one or more of Java, C#.NET, JavaScript, JUnit, TestNG, HTML, CSS, SQL
  • Experience with end-to-end test automation, eg. Selenium, Jasmine, Protractor
  • Experience of Continuous Integration systems
  • An understanding of oracles, heuristics and generation of testing ideas
  • Exposure to the full software development lifecycle and Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience of context-driven testing principles

It would also be great if you have:

  • A relevant university degree
  • Experience in a commercial working environment
  • Previous experience in a consultancy
  • Involvement in open source projects

For an informal chat about our jobs in software testing or any other opportunity, get in touch at applications@scottlogic.com.

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“Working with smart people makes work more enjoyable. Working with modern and often cutting-edge technology makes it more exciting. Scott Logic gives you the freedom to think creatively. We are all encouraged to think outside the box and drive creative ways to test software.”

Daniel, Newcastle

The Benefits

The Benefits

Our people are our greatest asset, crucial to the continued growth and success of Scott Logic. With this in mind, our full range of benefits includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • A non-contributory pension scheme of up to 10% of salary
  • 25 days holiday per year, excluding Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days with length of service
  • An incremental death in service plan
  • Group income protection cover
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Excellent career development opportunities including company supported training, certification and mentoring at all levels
  • Regular internal and external social events
  • A friends and family referral programme, payable to anyone who refers a successful applicant

You are also able to take advantage of:

  • Optional private medical cover (including member discounts)
  • The option to sell up to three days annual leave back to the company, or carry them forward, each calendar year
  • A childcare voucher scheme
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • A travel loan scheme
  • Discounted gym membership options
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"I really enjoy the social side of the company. It allows you to interact with a wide variety of people instead of just the people you immediately work with."

Steven, Edinburgh

4 Step Process

4 Step Process

  • 1. Put yourself forward

    Use our online form to tell us about yourself and attach an up-to-date CV
  • 2. Time to talk

    Be prepared for a telephone interview so we can begin to delve a little deeper
  • 3. Face to face

    We want you to get to know us, as much as we want to get to know you, and the best way to do that is face to face
  • 4. Show us your skills

    We’ll gauge your technical ability by setting you some problems to solve

“I am surrounded by incredibly smart people who are all willing to help each other. It’s a continuous learning process here.”

Hannah, Newcastle
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