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Software Development Engineer - Test

Job Title: Software Development Engineer - Test
Company: IGD
Location: Letchmore Heath, Near Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: Competitive salary, discretionary bonus + excellent benefits

Do you have experience of web/application development using .Net technologies? Are you looking for variety with the opportunity to advance your career?

The Software Development Engineer in Test has a critical role across the Development team, reporting to the Head of Development. This role will be responsible for all software testing, and deployment quality control, as well as maintaining existing websites, applications, data and CRM services and act professionally and efficiently to respond to issues and bugs.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will be varied across areas of:

  • Quality control: ensuring code releases are tested, documented, planned, communicated. Leading the selection and management of testing tools and process.
  • Service delivery: managing the interfaces between the development team and the business, and the development team and the infrastructure team, to ensure good levels of service uptime and quality.
  • Issue management: using appropriate tools to log, triage and communicate issues with business critical websites and applications.
  • Enhancements and continuous improvement: updates, upgrades, code enhancements as required across multiple systems.

Knowledge, skills and experience

Responsibilities will be varied across areas of:

  • Experience of web/application development using Microsoft .NET technologies
  • Previous experience with testing tools and methodologies and sound knowledge of TDD, unit testing and load testing
  • Proven experience managing a technical or development support function
  • Good all round knowledge of front-end and back-end web technologies
  • Basic working knowledge of database technologies, e.g. MS SQL Server
  • Knowledge of version control software and processes
  • Experience working with content management systems (CMS)
  • Awareness of web hosting environments and optimisation, e.g. IIS
  • Good understanding of DevOps practices of continuous integration and delivery
  • Any experience of MS Dynamic CRM beneficial

General

  • Professional diplomacy, and good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good time management, and ability to prioritise in busy environments
  • Strong analysis skills and high attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work proactively and collaboratively to find creative solutions to shared problems

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@igd.com

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