Help the refugees

If you move around the world by choice, consider helping those forced from their homes by conflict. Donate to the UN Refugee Agency today.


Software Test Engineer

Visit website

ROLE TITLE Software Test Engineer

LOCATION York or Derby, with occasional trips to other sites

SALARY: Up to £35,000 per annum


My client is looking for a Software Test Engineer to join their team in one of 2 locations and assist in the testing and delivery of bespoke Software / Hardware solutions. The successful applicant will get the opportunity to work in a dynamic ISO 9001 accredited environment. The position involves supporting the engineering team and the testing of the systems through the full development lifecycle.

In this role you will be expected to define the test plan and where necessary strategy, test environment, scenarios, scripts and data required, along with executing and reporting on findings to ensure the high-quality standards set, continue to be maintained. You will also be influential in the continual improvement of the testing function within the business.


Carry out System Testing of assigned hardware and software solutions
Set up/ maintain test environments
Requirements analysis and defining of test criteria
Define and document the test plan per project
Test case creation and execution
Defect tracking and management
Testing quality reporting
Ensure all required safety systems are complied with
Consistently communicate risks and issues to the appropriate party
Continuous improvement of strategies, tooling and practices
Any other ad hoc duties as and when required

Essential Experience/Skills:

1 years practical experience within a software test environment
ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing as a minimum
Experience of System Testing and Functional/Non-Functional Testing
Firm understanding of the software and the development life cycle
The ability to write &/or work methodically and conscientiously through a defined testing procedure
Diagnostic and problem solving aptitude
Ability to work independently and within a team
Strong technical writing skills

Desirable Skills / Experience:

Practical experience within a hardware test environment
ISTQB Foundation in Agile Software Testing
Educated to HNC Level or equivalent
Knowledge of test management procedure and tools (e.g. qTest)
Experience in using defect tracking tools (e.g. Jira)
Knowledge/experience of Automated Test Tools (e.g. Ranorex)
Some software development/scripting skills an advantage (e.g. C++, C#, SQL, Python)
Experience of using/testing of databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres)

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Modis International Ltd and/ or Modis Europe Ltd. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement which explains how we will use your information is available on the Modis website

Apply now