Software Test Engineer

Bluefruit Software
IT & Information Services
Salary Details
£22,715 per annum plus profit related bonus
Hours of work
37.5 per week
Job Type
Closing Date
We are looking for a meticulous and detail orientated people to join us as Software Test Engineers and become a key part of our software teams, ensuring we deliver high-quality code.

Job Description

Are you captivated by technology? Are you methodical and curious about how things work? Then we have the perfect role for you. We are looking for a meticulous and detail orientated people to join us as Software Test Engineers and become a key part of our software teams, ensuring we deliver high-quality code.

About the role

Test Engineers work directly with our Software Engineers and Software Analysts providing a continuous and effective testing service. This includes report writing, defect reporting, being creative with problem solving, and rapid, effective feedback to the team. The role also involves direct contact with our customers, so you will be at the heart of the action.

We are looking for methodical and passionate Software Test Engineers who will work as a critical part of our software teams, ensuring we deliver high-quality code.

Bluefruit needs people who are enthusiastic, meticulous, able to follow instructions, and have an eye for detail. You should be curious, able to work as part of a team, proactive, capable of writing clear and concise reports, have a desire to learn and looking for a technically challenging workplace full of intelligent, friendly people.

About you

You are fascinated by technology, enjoy taking things apart to find out how they work, and you are curious and meticulous. You appreciate quality and get excited about things that are well built and you are not afraid to point out when things aren’t quite working to their best. You also enjoy finding and suggesting solutions to problems.

Previous experience or formal academic qualifications are not required, but a keen interest in either Computing or Electronics would be highly beneficial.

Working at Bluefruit

We are a growing embedded software company, with 60+ people based in the heart of Cornwall. At Bluefruit we don’t just say “work-life-balance”, we actively encourage it, with our focus on flexitime, not overtime. Listening and discovery are a part of our culture and we are committed to providing a work environment that encourages learning and development for all colleagues.

Our culture keenly focuses on delivering high-quality code for intelligent products that users love and clients value. We encourage effective and open communication and shared responsibility for design and implementation. We review each other’s work all the time?. Everyone at Bluefruit continually seeks out opportunities to learn and improve.

In 2019, Bluefruit became an employee-owned business, forming an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), with 51% of the business now owned by colleagues.

Although our “in office” benefits like free fruit, pool table, gym and onsite parking are on hold, we still offer:

  • EOT profit related bonus—tax free up to £3,600
  • Regular salary reviews
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexitime available
  • Great maternity and paternity leave benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Simply Health Cash Back Scheme
  • Free access to a financial planner
  • Company social and culture guilds
  • Cycle to work scheme

Company Description

About Bluefruit

Bluefruit Software is a world leading embedded software company, widely regarded for the quality of our code and our Lean-Agile practices.

The company was founded by engineers and we’ve worked hard to create an environment where all our employees can thrive. We believe in regular feedback loops and a strong understanding of our client’s software requirements. We use a wide variety of constantly evolving processes to ensure that projects run smoothly and efficiently. This includes using Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) to write code.

Other Application Details

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Please note that as this role is based at our Redruth, Cornwall office, applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

Closing date: 07/12/2021

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