get a taste for testing“Marmite is not the most popular sandwichfilling at children’s parties”Many people in the field of softwaredevelopment may agree testing as somethingsimilar to Marmite.
the child within• Learn from children• Understand the excitement of destroying a master piece• See the learning opportunities: – Concept Testing – Pattern Matching – Integration Testing – Acceptance Testing – Destructive Testing
benefits• Fun & friendly working environment• Frequently testing new products• Testing is not too repetitive• The testing team are listened to throughout the company• Everyone feels their ideas are valued• Everyone contributes to the success of the company• Encouraged to develop skills and knowledge around things they love• There are organised games nights with pizza and beer• There is a bonus scheme• Working hours are flexible (core hours 10am to 5pm).• There is great opportunity to have a good work/life balance.
testing approach• SCRUM project management approach• New product/functional testing• Integration testing• Benchmarking• Compliance Testing• Invitation to meetings• Daily stand-up meetings• Shared workload with specialisms
testing approach• Frequent communication with developers (internal and external)• Test cases held in Testlink• Mantis is our tool for bug tracking• Each product has a test plan• Progress of testing is tracked• We work as a team• We have wash-up/retrospective meetings
the tester’s mind• Inquisitive• Attention to Detail• Able to Adapt/Learn• Great communication skills (written & verbal)• Well mannered• Persistent• Gaming experience (domain knowledge)