British Heart Foundation

IT Systems Tester

£36000 per annum
12 Sep 2017
26 Sep 2017
2921 (200050)
Full Time
Contract Type

For over 50 years our research has saved lives. We've broken new ground, revolutionised treatments and transformed care. But heart and circulatory disease still kills one in four people in the UK. That's why we need you.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) plans to deliver significant business change programmes and projects in the next few years. The IT department is at the heart of delivering this change, and is building skills and teams to achieve success.

Role summary

We're looking for an enthusiastic and experienced IT Systems Tester who will contribute to the testing service for the whole organisation. You'll work closely with Developers, Business Analysts, end users, third party suppliers and Project Managers, in varied areas of BHF to plan, design, manage, execute and report on manual and automated tests, using appropriate testing tools and techniques and conforming to BHF standards. This may include creating, using and maintaining test products (e.g. test cases, test scripts, test reports, test plans, etc.) to measure and improve the quality of the software being tested.

About you

The successful candidate will have a solid grasp of underlying software engineering principles and techniques and extensive experience of testing IT applications. Fully conversant with Microsoft packages including Office, SharePoint, CRM you'll have excellent communication skills, able to clearly articulate complex business and technical processes to a non-technical user group.

Experienced in writing test plans and test scripts to a high standard you will be proactive, able to use your initiative and work closely with key project stakeholders. You will have previous experience of working on a variety of projects with knowledge of modern methodologies, systems and architectures.

The successful candidate will have experience of creating test plans, writing & executing test scripts/cases, recording and documenting test results,. As well as setting-up and maintaining test artefacts for your assigned programmes/projects and continually measuring and reporting testing progress.

Based at our head office in Camden, walking distance from Euston and Kings Cross St Pancras stations, the BHF has many benefits to offer, including flexible working hours and a generous holiday allowance, we offer an excellent working environment and a welcoming supportive group of colleagues.

How to apply

To apply for this role please click through to our website below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement.

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