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QA Software Tester

What is on offer?

AHK has an exciting opportunity for a QA Software Tester to join our IT Team based in Prescot, Liverpool.

A key responsibility of this role will be to evaluate and test new and modified systems within the Alfred H Knight Group ensuring that they function according to user requirements.


About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services. We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies. We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001. Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK. Click here to find out more about AHK.

Do you have what it takes to be a QA Software Tester?

To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:


  • Configure and set up test environments and manage them effectively.
  • Extract the software testing requirements from business requirements and functional specifications.
  • Report bugs and defects that occur during the testing process, and document the actions required to reproduce them.
  • Develop, document and execute test plans and test cases for new and existing software, using appropriate tools.
  • Design, document and configure test data.
  • Maintaining regression scripts to reflect how the software currently behaves.
  • Ensure that the appropriate level of software testing is performed and documented before it is released to users.
  • Share skills and successful methods of working with other team members.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Reporting testing progress and other key information to help plan software releases.
  • Taking part in stand up meetings for QA and assisting with estimation.

To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:

Required knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of SQL.
  • ISTQB qualification in software testing (desirable).
  • Expertise in current computer hardware and software packages.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent communication skills.

What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match.

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