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Graduate Software Test Engineer

Business area: 

Quality Engineering



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End date: N/A

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Internal Background Check (DBS)

Job description

About us

Solirius Consulting delivers technical consultancy and application delivery to our clients in order to solve real world problems and allow our clients to respond to an ever-changing technical landscape. We partner closely with our clients, embedding our consultants into their businesses in order to provide a bespoke service, allowing us to truly understand our clients’ needs.

It is this close collaboration with our clients that has enabled us to grow rapidly in recent years and will drive our ambitious future growth plans. We currently have over 250 consultants working with a variety of key clients from both the public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, FCDOS, UEFA, International Olympic Committee and Mercedes Benz; with plans to increase our client base further in the near future.

We operate as a flat organisation and believe in trusting and supporting our team to operate independently. We pride ourselves on being specialists at what we do, making the most of our consultants’ expertise in their fields in order to provide a best-in-class service to our clients. All our consultants have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, providing a broad range of knowledge on which to develop their careers and progress in the direction they choose.

The role

About you:

You should have a genuine interest in technology. You will be analytical, a critical thinker, enjoy tackling different problems in a structured way and are a highly motivated self-starter. You should have great interpersonal and communication skills and a strong desire to deliver the best possible solutions for our clients.

You will ideally share our values and be aligned with our ways of working. As your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the development lifecycle, from strategy to development to implementation, and to take on assignments in different sectors. This will provide you with a broad base of experience from which to build an outstanding career. Candidates should be open to working in different locations for different clients. Although most of our work is in London, candidates should be happy to travel as client needs dictate.

Main duties:

  • After training, you’ll be working as a test engineer on client projects, typically moving onto other client work after 6-12 months

  • Responsible for defining and executing testing strategies, and test plans and test automation frameworks

  • Working as part of Agile teams, collaborating on requirements, development and testing

  • Responsible for testing features through automated and some manual testing

  • Being part of a larger team - working with and learning from senior QA engineers.

  • Helping with internal applications or other work when possible.

  • Working closely with clients to understand their needs and working within the team whilst on client site.

  • Helping us to grow our QA practice.

Typically, you will work on a particular project for 6-12 months before moving onto a new challenge. You will be part of a larger team, working with and learning from experienced consultants. As a consultant, you will work closely with our clients, helping to ensure that the project delivers great outcomes.

Specialist skills required:

  • Strong degree in any discipline

  • Enthusiastic, motivated, committed and capable individuals

  • Genuine interest in a career in software development and technology

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Intellectual curiosity and a need for wanting to learn naturally.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken word with an ability to successfully engage with team members and clients.

  • Understanding of Agile methodology is not essential but desirable.

  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle is not essential but desirable.

  • Some familiarity with test tools is not essential but desirable.

Package and benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience

  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

  • Flexible Working/Work From Home

  • 10 days allocated development training per year

  • Generous annual discretionary bonus

  • Statutory & Contributory pension

  • Gym membership

  • Annual Away days

  • Monthly company socials

Equality and diversity

Solirius Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports, celebrates, encourages and respects all individuals and in which all processes are based on merit, competence and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability, ethnicity, marital status or any other protected characteristics.


Should you require further assistance or require any reasonable adjustments be put in place to better support your application process, please do not hesitate to raise this with us.


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