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Software Test Engineer

Wells, Somerset


Nicholas Howard Limited are thrilled to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as Software Test Engineer.

Building on its successful dairy disease analysis platform, the company is embarking on the development of a new real-time cloud hosted dairy health analysis platform to support farmer decision making, using novel machine learning models developed with the university collaboration partner. Results will be presented to farmers on mobile platforms.

We are looking for an experienced Software Tester to join the business to create a quality assurance plan and set up automated testing. The post-holder will write automated integration testing for the REST APIs and web interface of the system using a selection of industry standard test tools such as Selenium and Postman. They will integrate these tests into the automated build pipeline, so experience in DevOps-driven environments would be beneficial.

We are looking for a skilled and self-motivated individual to join the business, contributing to an existing development using cloud hosted AI in collaboration with university researchers. Candidates will need to be able and willing to attend regular weekly meetings in Wells, Somerset. A flexible work setup can be considered incorporating a mix of onsite and remote / home-based working (2 days office-based work per week as a minimum).

Key technical skills:

* Unix Command Shell

* Windows Shell (DOS or Power Shell)

* Docker, Docker-Compose

* Automated Testing

* Integration Testing

* User Interface Testing (Selenium or similar)

* REST Interface Testing (Postman or similar)

* Javascript (For automated result comparison)

Preferred background(s)/experience:

* Computer Science

* Basic Statistics

* Disease Analysis (desirable)


* Maths and English GCSE or equivalent

* Maths A-Level (desirable)

* BSc (Maths, Computer Science or Mathematical Degree) (desirable)

To be considered for this position please apply below


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