Arbor Education is a socially-driven EdTech company on a mission to transform the way schools work, using smarter, hassle-free tools. Arbor’s Management Information System (MIS) is currently used by over 1,000 schools, helping staff save time whilst improving student outcomes. The company, whose Customer and Sales Office made its home in Leeds 4 years ago, recently decided to establish a new development and engineering function in the City, a decision which was an easy one considering the City's strategic location, its fast-paced environment and the large body of potential employees.
Test Engineers are responsible for conducting exploratory testing to ensure the software created by the delivery team meets the needs of the business. You will work with the delivery team and support functions of the business. The purpose of a test engineer is to verify that delivered software either behaves as expected or to highlight areas where behaviour is not as expected.
Requirements for this post: Agile background and experience operating as Product Owner within the full Product Development Lifecycle (from idea to live) : A pragmatic approach to Agile methods and frameworks : Ability to form product Vision, Strategies and roadmaps : A keen eye for detail with regards to KPIs and Metrics, but also the ability to see the bigger picture. : Natural facilitator bringing people into conversations and workshops to ensure true collaboration : Proven experience in prioritising work based on value, and identifying any diminishing return on investment for projects : Balance of technical knowledge and business acumen and more...
Some of the attributes we're looking for: Experience of working as a key member of collaborative agile teams : Excellent communicator and experienced influencer who can drive the adoption of effective testing throughout the agile software delivery lifecycle : Proven ability to define and adapt a test approach appropriate to specific technologies and business domains : Hands on experience creating and maintaining automated checks at multiple layers of the stack : Proven experience introducing and implementing appropriate automated checking solutions : Broad knowledge of available test tools, techniques and approaches and where to use them.
We're looking for the following: Experience of working as a key member of collaborative agile teams - Excellent communicator and experienced influencer who can drive the adoption of effective testing throughout the agile software delivery lifecycle - Proven ability to define and adapt a test approach appropriate to specific technologies and business domains - Hands on experience creating and maintaining automated checks at multiple layers of the stack - Proven experience introducing and implementing appropriate automated checking solutions Broad knowledge of available test tools, techniques and approaches and where to use them -Proven history of using appropriate testing techniques at each level from code to full system - Well rounded understanding of how software systems are built and operated, and how to test components appropriately.
No previous experience of clinical-technical or software testing is required as full on the job training will be given. Aptitude for the role will be more important than previous experience in seeking the ideal candidate for the role, due to the ever-changing developments, and evolving requirements of the software.
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