Software Test Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Redruth

Website https://twitter.com/BluefruitSW Bluefruit Software

Quality Software for Intelligent Products

Closing date: 12pm on Friday 22nd March 2019

Salary: £20,215 – £24,978

About Bluefruit Software:
Join us and shape our growing team of Software and Test Engineers in Cornwall, where you can work on quality software for intelligent products. The embedded and IoT industry is in a period of rapid growth and Bluefruit are right at the top of the curve. Globally recognised for the quality of the software we develop and our agile practices, clients come to us for reliable, cutting-edge solutions.

About the role:
Do you enjoy taking things apart to find out how they work? Do you love solving problems and deciphering puzzles? Are you passionate about finding mistakes and making it right? Do you appreciate quality and get excited about things that are well built? Interested in a job that can help launch your career in the tech industry?

As a company dedicated to delivering high-quality software, Test Engineers fulfill a critical role working at all levels as a core part of our software teams. Bluefruit Software is currently in a stage of rapid growth due to increasing client demand and we are looking for Test Engineers to immediately join our team of 50 working in our Cornwall office. We are looking for people at all levels to apply for this role and it’s a great chance to join our software team even if you don’t have any previous software or coding experience.

Test Engineers work directly with our Software Engineers providing a continuous and effective testing service. This includes report writing, defect reporting and rapid, effective feedback to the team

For the Test Engineer role we are looking for people who are:

– Keen problem-solvers
– Curious and excited about continuous learning and development
– Able to work independently with a high level of initiative and good at time management
– Interested in science, electronics or mechanical engineering (but no previous experience or formal academic qualifications required)
– A passion for discovering how things work
– An interest in learning about software development and agile practices
– Happy to work to a very high standard and appreciate the value of quality
– Well organised and able to deliver work that is clear and easy to read
– Excited to work as part of a high-performing team
– Able to write reports

When hiring new people the most important quality we look for is the potential to continue to grow, learn and develop as a part of Bluefruit’s software team. It doesn’t matter if this is your first job or your 5th. In the past, we’ve hired people who have just finished school and people who are interested in retraining after 10 years in a different career. We have a long history of investing in our people and helping them to grow and develop rapidly into more senior roles. Ultimately we want to find people who want to grow with us as we continue to expand.

How we look after our people:
At Bluefruit we don’t just preach a life/work balance, we actively encourage it. We are lucky to be based in one of the most beautiful locations in the world and we want to enjoy it, so we focus on flexi-time not over-time. We also believe in letting our staff create their own working environment to ensure our people enjoy coming to work.

Bluefruit is a recent winner of an Excellence in Business Training Award and is committed to providing training for the benefit of every individual within the company. We are a company set up by engineers for engineers, meaning all our staff are involved with the development of the company. We invest our time listening to what our staff have to say in their ongoing training and career progression

Sound good?
Join our amazing team of embedded and IoT experts in Cornwall! Apply and we’ll send you a quick exercise. This exercise is a way for us to better understand your potential to work at Bluefruit. It is a part of the way we ensure bias-free recruitment, helping us to hire the right people for the job regardless of their background. We are mainly looking at approach and effort. From there successful applicants will be invited to join us for an interview.

We are only able to consider applicants with the right to work in the UK.

To apply for this job please visit www.bluefruit.co.uk.

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