Software Tester

The Software Tester I follows uniform testing procedures. Tests basic features of new software releases using pre-defined test plans and scripts to identify defects. Being a Software Tester I performs follow-up rounds of testing as needed. Documents results and uses designated systems and tools to track outcomes. In addition, Software Tester I requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor. Being a Software Tester I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

Software Tester Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Software Tester to join our team.


  • Liaise with colleagues within Testing and other teams to ensure continuity of service for all users;
  • Participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support other colleagues in their development and training;
  • Producing test documentation (test plans and test scripts) to agreed standard;
  • Maintaining and creating product knowledge documentation for use within the test team;
  • Providing documentation support;
  • Execution of tests in a manner that minimizes cost, time and undesirable impact;
  • To ensure requests for support are dealt with promptly and appropriately;
  • To create appropriate help guides for the software being tested;
  • Identifying innovative solutions to solve complex test problems;
  • Collaborate closely with other team members and departments;
  • Retesting defect fixes and regression testing;
  • Production of testing guides and documentation;
  • Analysing user stories and planning to identify appropriate test cases to be developed;
  • Assisting with any functional queries that may arise from business users following releases;
  • Detect and track software defects and inconsistencies.


  • Regression testing and other concepts;
  • Automated test data creation;
  • ISTQB;
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills;
  • ISTQB (or equivalent) qualified Tester;
  • UI, Client/Server, Database/Web Based application testing;
  • Selenium webdriver using C# or Java;
  • Computer Science or relevant degree;
  • Solid understanding of SQL;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Ability to present information in a friendly yet professional manner;
  • Previous experience as a Software Tester or similar role in an Agile environment;
  • Previous experience of Git version control system;
  • Excellent IT, communication and prioritisation skills;
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.