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Software Test Developer

Cambridgeshire   •  £47000 - £58000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

We are currently looking for a Software Test Developer to join a leading clinical cancer genomics company based in the Cambridge area. As the Software Test Developer you will be responsible for working with Head of Bioinformatics and IT departments to develop test strategies for our clients products and designing, developing, and improving automation scripts and testing environments.


Your duties as the Software Test Developer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Working closely with the Pipeline and Software Development Teams you will document software testing plans and protocols covering software verification and validation activities

2. Execute all levels of testing including system, integration, and regression testing

3. Take responsibility for designing, developing, and subsequently improving automation scripts amd testing environments

4. Liaise with relevant internal stakeholders, providing regular feedback on software test progress


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Software Test Developer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a in computer science or a related field at masters/post graduate level or equivalent experience

2. Proven industry experience in within a software testing role. Candidates with experience within the life sciences, aerospace, automotive sectors will have a distinct advantage

3. A working knowledge and practical experience of using Python within software development. Full stack software development experience is highly desirable

Key Words: Software Development, Python, Tester, Life Sciences, Linux

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Contact: Michael Shirley
  • Phone: 0203 910 2980
  • Reference: J5635498
  • Posted: 24th September 2021
  • Expires: 22nd October 2021

Hyper Recruitment Solutions

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