Manual Tester

full time

Software Tester (Manual)


  • Headline: Joining an established team where you’ll be working alongside Automation Testers and a team of very talented developers.
  • Location: Worcester
  • Package: up to £40k + 5% Bonus + Up to 4 days remote working + 7% pension (Mid-level right the way to very Senior will be considered)
  • Ideal Candidate: Experienced Manual Software Tester, ideally with Engineering industry experience, used to working on complex systems.

Company & Background

This company is looking for lots Testers to join their existing highly talented team as have pretty much doubled in size. The company is at the top of its area of specialism across several areas where their products compete. They understand that development / IT function is crucial to the business’ success which is why it is their biggest investment area. They are a subsidiary of a larger parent organisation and this small hub is now being seen as the future of the company so a huge amount of investment is going in now so that they are well ahead of in their market and remain dominant. They have already set into motion projects that aim to innovate, they have the ideas but they still need more techies to help them create them much!

The manager of the team has come up the ranks through being a developer so can see things from your perspective. There is a friendly, relaxed environment where people are engaged and would be described as grown-ups. There is a flat management structure and the culture is one of trust, so people are not micro managed at all, rather are trusted to deliver.

The team there has many years’ experience as they have an extremely low attrition rate. The systems being developed are very complex so would offer even the biggest of brainiacs are real challenging nut to crack! There are different applications and platform to conduct testing on so there will be plenty of work.

Role Overview

The role will involve working with a small, geographically-distributed, testing team to generate test specifications and undertake testing for multiple product development streams. Testing is carried out using a variety of facilities, including desktop machines, a VMWare Virtual Infrastructure and live test environments.

Outline includes:

  • Assist in the manual testing in both web and desktop applications, to verify both functional and non-functional requirements
  • Carry out exploratory testing and test scenarios to uncover unusual issues
  • Investigation of problem reports received and identification of faults
  • Work with the development team to improve product testability
  • Provide input for backlog grooming and scoring
  • Defect reporting

Experience in following is essential

  • Substantial proven manual testing experience with engineering based applications
  • Strong QA and software testing industry knowledge
  • Well versed in software engineering tools and best practices
  • Competence in working with Microsoft Windows operating systems and Linux distributions and Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
  • Ability to adapt and learn and think dynamically on your feet
  • Analytical and logical thinking with natural curiosity
  • The ability to deliver to agreed deadlines
  • Use of configuration management, change management and defect tracking tools
  • Automation testing experience or knowledge of code is desirable
  • Experience of working in an agile SCRUM environment
  • STEM degree and ISTQB qualifications preferred


  • £30 - 40k + up to 5% bonus
  • Up to 4 days remote working
  • 7% pension contribution
  • BUPA
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • Childcare vouchers (via salary sacrifice)


If you feel you’d be a good match for the role, please apply now. If you would like to find out more, please feel free to get in touch.

Rebel Recruiters is an equal opportunities employer


Keywords: Selenium, automation tester, Test Automation, JMeter, Test Complete, JavaScript , C#, .NET


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