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We are on the lookout for an enthusiastic and highly motivated software tester, to help our team to deliver quality products.

CTI offers the opportunity to work collaboratively on challenging projects, delivering high-quality solutions for an impressive range of clients. What all of our clients share is an expectation of quality, so our QA Testers are vital to ensuring that we deliver well-designed and technically stable products, every time.

As a QA Tester, you will lead and continually develop the software testing process for CTI projects. After testing, you will continually monitor performance, to prevent potential reoccurrence and to ensure efficient operation.

CTI follow agile principles and have a keen focus on ensuring our technical infrastructure enables our teams to perform to their best. We will, of course, provide full training on our quality management and wider working practices.

Find out more about what it's like to work at CTI in our careers brochure.

 

Careers Brochure

 

A QA Tester’s role at CTI will include: 

  • Working as part of a project team in order to deliver a range of different web based solutions
  • Assisting in the definition of requirements  
  • Identifying the best testing strategies to apply to a project 
  • Helping to inform project decisions at all stages of the software development lifecycle 
  • Supporting the UAT phase of a project by providing a client with support
  • Developing and sharing knowledge on best testing practices 
  • Contributing to improving the development process 
  • Reporting to the Head of QA and participating in regular meetings with the rest of the QA team

 

Our ideal candidate will:   

  • Love being a tester 
  • Have hands-on web testing experience 
  • Have a good knowledge of testing techniques and of how and when to implement them 
  • Have an interest in or, practical experience of test automation 
  • Be highly organised and able to work across multiple projects concurrently 
  • Thrive on fast-paced working environments 
  • Have strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Enjoy working closely with development teams and clients 


Other desirable traits include:

  • Experience working in a digital agency or other fast-paced, client-focused software development house
  • Practical exposure to working in an Agile Software Development environment
  • Experience of automated testing (i.e. of Ghost Inspector)
  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or information technology
  • Knowledge of issue tracking products, such as JIRA
  • Experience working with external customers

 

Our projects are delivered with tight collaboration between developers, production and project management and quality assurance teams. We do not work in isolation, rather in a supportive environment, focused on supporting and learning from one another. At CTI, we actively listen to our staff, who are encouraged to help influence how our business evolves.

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What we offer in return:

Set in the heart of Manchester’s thriving Northern Quarter, CTI plays host to a purpose-built and flexible working environment. Take a look around our office on street view, or fly through the office in our video tour:

 

A Tour of the Manchester Head Office

 

Beyond the opportunity to work with a diverse range of reputable clients, as well as the benefits of being welcomed into our friendly and energetic team, we offer a generous package of company perks. After all, a positive working environment is a productive one and we always aim to bring out your best.

  • Highly Competitive Salary: Senior Testers earn £25-30k, dependent on experience. All roles come with potential opportunities for progression and performance-related bonuses.
  • Personal Development: we offer a host of possibilities for personal development,from in-house training workshops, to conference and training opportunities.
  • Generous Holiday Allowance: enjoy 23 days holiday, plus 5 days over Christmas, and 8 Bank Holidays per year on top.
  • Work From Home Allowance:Need to escape the commute or take delivery of a new sofa? We appreciate that some days it can be more convenient to work from home, so we offer an allocation of days to allow for this.
  • Flexible Working Hours: we all work 7.5 hours per day, but team members can plan their schedule to suit them. Provided we can collaborate during the core office hours (10 am- 4.30 pm) then the rest is up to you.
  • Company-issued MacBook Pro: every employee is issued with a Macbook Pro, to tailor to their needs and preferences. The aim is to give every team member the freedom to work where they choose: at their own two-screen workstation, at a standing desk or in a private pod.
  • The chance to socialise and unwind: when you need to take a break, the office bar and games area is the CTI social hub.
  • And then… after your first three months at CTI, the benefits package gets a boost! Access to the company pension scheme, private healthcare, discounted rail commute and cycle to work programmes all ensure that you continue to be healthy and happy whilst working with us.

 

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