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Agile Tester

Location: Flexible

ABOUT RFPRO

rFpro is a member of the AB Dynamics plc group of companies. We provide engineering-grade driving simulation software, enabling our customers to develop vehicles, systems and components safely and efficiently. We serve the motorsports and automotive industries, playing a key role in the latter’s highly challenging progression towards automated driving.

Our automotive customers are the world’s largest car manufacturers, tier one suppliers and sensor developers. In motorsport we are the market leader of professional driver-in-the-loop simulator software. The champions of every leading professional motorsport category are our customers – in the USA, Europe, UK, Japan & Australia. 

rFpro’s global teams are passionate about their work. They are motivated to share their expertise across the business, contributing to this dynamic industry. Supported by a friendly, progressive and inclusive culture, individuals benefit from true flexible working, combining remote and office-based locations to enhance work-life balance as well as productivity.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The developers in our team are responsible for the creation of innovative solutions for worldwide clients, working independently and as part of larger teams. The systems deployed typically utilise core sub-systems and products from the rFpro product portfolio with configuration- and project-specific developments.

Responsibilities

The Agile Tester will work as part of one of our Scrum teams to deliver new features for our growing list of customers. Our multi-disciplinary engineers are working on complex real-time simulation software consisting of C++, C#, Matlab and Python code. You will be bringing your experience of sprint testing, automation testing, and customer-facing acceptance testing as we migrate from on-premises systems to cloud hosted solutions You will guide the development in the art of agile software testing and be responsible for performing and organising software testing within the Scrum team. You will be able to investigate software defects and debug software of major scale and complexity and provide any required support to the team regarding testing and QA.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of testing professional software.
  • Confidence organising software testing within the Scrum team.
  • Ability to debug software products using systematic tests.
  • Technical skills to develop and implement automated tests, creating and maintaining a suite of regression tests.
  • Knowledge of common software engineering tools such as SVN, Git, Docker, Jira and Confluence.
  • Ability to interact with stakeholders, with strong oral and written communication skills

Desirable:

  • Experience working with both Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Exposure to the automotive and/or motorsport sectors.
  • Knowledge of cloud environments (e.g., Azure, AWS).     
  • Understanding of DevOps and the software development lifecycle


JOIN US

This role is flexible in terms of location. We have offices in Hampshire (Romsey) and Wiltshire (Bradford-on-Avon) in the UK as well as in Germany, USA and Japan. We are also happy for staff to work remotely or to blend home and office-working. We offer a highly competitive benefits package. 

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We do not discriminate against staff based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and a cover letter to careers@rfpro.com

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