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Date: 13-May-2019

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NET, GB

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:24008
Location:Newcastle : The Watermark (LR_L000118)
Position Category:Information Technology
Department:GB993043 : SW Operations (GB993043)
Position Type:Employee Regular


As part of our continued expansion, LR Software are looking for ambitious Senior Software Testers to join our growing testing team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

You will possess the drive, enthusiasm and ambition to form part of a dynamic team within a fast-moving company. You need to be willing to embrace challenges and contribute to a range of projects.


You will

  • Use in-depth analysis of functional and non-functional specifications to determine test requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.
  • Carry out manual testing of software patches, major releases and Agile development projects, participating in full life cycle Agile development.
  • Execute manual test plans and analyze and report test results to stakeholders.
  • Test desktop and web applications.
  • Analyze products and identify aspects suitable for automation testing.
  • Optionally create automated test suites, using scripting and other relevant programming tools.
  • Present reports on projects, arrange and handle meetings & test coverage reviews.
  • Provide principal testers and project managers with time estimates and deliver to these agreed timescales.
  • Work closely with other testers, developers, users and experts.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to colleagues on any aspect of test planning, automation and execution.
  • Proactively use and contribute to quality standards.


To be considered



  • A degree in Computer Science, Physical Sciences or a relevant numerical subject
  • Respected and proven experience of software testing in a commercial environment.
  • Knowledge of software automation tools and techniques for a range of software products, including web-based and desktop-based systems, would be an advantage.
  • A marine, energy, petrophysical or geological background would be an advantage, but not essential.



  • Excellent knowledge of software testing and its role within software development. A desire to progress and positively influence and change software development practices to improve quality.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to deal effectively with unexpected situations, taking advantage of opportunities and overcoming problems.
  • Strong technical testing ability with a willingness and capability to coach and mentor junior team members on best testing practices.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively present to colleagues.
  • Willing and able to develop knowledge of the wider area of work. Able to understand the needs, objectives, and constraints of those in other disciplines.
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet targets and fulfill agreements.



  • Communication - The ability to communicate clearly; orally and in writing
  • Problem-Solving & Judgement - Ensures full awareness of available facts before making decisions
  • Teamwork - Works co-operatively and supportively with other members of immediate team
  • Relationship Building - Ensures productive and rewarding working relationships
  • Client Focus - Focuses on understanding the needs and expectations of clients
  • Business Awareness - Understands individual contribution to business success
  • Delivers Results - Ensures own role continues to add value to the business
  • Develop Self & Others - Supports people process and initiatives established to build talent
  • Decision Making - Understands the impact of personal decisions on the delivery of business goals


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