Test Analyst | Software Tester.

LOCATION: Stoke on Trent

SALARY: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits

Do you like breaking things? Geeky about uncovering bugs and finding flaws in software?

Then come and put your skills to the test in our new software tester role. We’re looking for an experienced test analyst to join our ranks and ensure that every Parker Software release is a yardstick of quality. If you’ve got what it takes, apply today.


What you’ll be doing

In your bid to break things, you will:

  • Design, implement and execute test scenarios
  • Perform exploratory testing where needed
  • Track and maintain defect lists
  • Ensure the highest quality and confidence leading up to a product release
  • Assist in the product release process
  • Understand the underlying system architecture and requirements of our products as well as the business strategy


What you’ll need

The ideal candidate would be ISEB or ISTQB qualified. However, attitude and experience are more important to us than qualifications. To succeed in the software tester role, you’ll need experience in:

  • 1+ year(s) manual testing
  • Web and desktop application working environments
  • Preparing test plans for manual testing
  • The testing of Windows applications
  • Testing web-based applications across multi-browser/operating systems
  • Exploratory testing
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL
  • Web and desktop automated testing
  • Automated frameworks
  • The testing of macOS applications
  • JIRA


What you’ll get in return

In the words of our employees, we’re a “gem of a workplace”. We’re a thriving software house, and we’ve built a great team of clever, friendly people who you’ll love working with.

If your application is successful, you’ll be given every possible support to fulfil your ambitions. You’ll get training, technical and management support, as well as the rich benefits of our various employee reward schemes. Other reasons to step up and step in include:

  • Long term job security with a cash rich, debt free, successful tech company
  • Exciting travel opportunities, with offices in the UK and the US
  • The opportunity to grow alongside a dynamic business with 45% growth year on year, constant reinvestment in products and people and ongoing expansion
Apply Now


We’re on a mission to bring businesses closer to their customers, and we’re looking for talented people to step up and step in. Together, we’ll shape the digital landscape by accelerating the real-time communication revolution.