We're Looking For a QA Tester – ASP.NET, MVC, SQL

Xanthos is an innovative digital marketing agency based in Ely near Cambridge. We work with clients that present us with wonderful opportunities to help them get the best out of their web presence. We have a particular strength in e-commerce working with some exciting internet entrepreneurs and global companies. 

We have signed an exciting new contract with our client, the leading cybersecurity and data protection specialist. This client has recently floated on the AIM market and they have an extensive programme of web development requirements.

We have an opening for a part-time QA tester to join our successful web team. You will be responsible for assessing web development code through manual and automated testing. You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and glitches.
We're Looking For a QA Tester – ASP.NET, MVC, SQL

Candidate Requirements

You will have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. You will be skilled at executing test cases and be passionate about quality.

Ultimately, you will ensure that our products, applications and systems work correctly.

Candidate Requirements

Candidate Requirements
  • Review and analyse system specifications
  • Develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyse results
  • Evaluate code according to specifications
  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects
  • Report bugs and errors to development team
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct post-release/post-implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality through the web development cycle

Mandatory technical skills and experience

  • Proven experience as a QA tester
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Working knowledge of test management software and SQL
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
You will:
  • Have an outstanding attention to detail
  • Be highly analytical
  • Have a strong aptitude for problem solving
  • Have a high drive for achievement
  • Have a concern for producing work of the highest quality
  • Be able to understand and interpret customer needs
  • Have strong organisation skills


Required Qualifications

You will have a degree with at least a 2:1 in Computer Science or Software Engineering from a good university and at least 2 years of commercial experience specifying and coding automated tests. Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Working at Xanthos

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000pa pro rata+ benefits + bonus

If you are interested in the opportunity, please send in your CV to with a covering letter stating your current salary and why you are interested in the role at Xanthos.

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