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Job Title: Senior Software Tester
Location: United Kingdom, UK - Remote working
Compensation: £50,000,00 + benefits (depending on experience)
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF 45785
Creating Change Together
At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Software Tester.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility
Babcock Corporate Services (BCS)
The Senior Software Tester role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services Business Area.
Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world. BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services. We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers
The role The difference our new Senior Software Tester will make
As a Senior Software Tester, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Your main purpose will be to test technical solutions to support business processes within the organisation and to support updates to existing solutions.
Day to day, you'll take responsibility for testing developed software against business requirements, both functional and non-functional. You will also provide guidance to other team members and participate in a continuous improvement process for the testing function.
You will be responsible for creating and maintaining test strategies, test plans and test cases. You will be confident using industry standard dynamic test techniques to ensure maximum test coverage.
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.
We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides the flexibility to work from home or from any of Babcock's local hubs within the United Kingdom.
ISQTB Testing Foundation Certificate
Experience of SQL - able to perform complex queries
Knowledge and experience of software development life cycle and approaches
Knowledge and experience of Agile (Scrum/Kanban) methodologies and practices
What we offer
Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Pension members - death in service 4 times base salary
Paternity - 2 full weeks pay
Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay - 13 weeks SMP
CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service - 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus - 52 weeks full pay
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Trusted and empowered to be at your best
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.
Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.