University of Hull

University of Hull

Software Tester (UOH-TA-0179)

Software Tester Reference: UOH-TA-0179

Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Infrastructure Services School/Department: Technology Services Subject Group/Team: Enterprise Systems and Data Management Salary: £38,205 to £44,263 up to 21% pension and £10000 relocation package 31 days holiday + bank holidays + flexible & hybrid working Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Tuesday 21 May 2024

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Up to 21% pension + 31 days holiday + bank holidays + up to £10'000 relocation package + flexible & hybrid working


Software Tester / QA Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Test Engineer - Workday, Salesforce, ServiewNow platforms

University of Hull IT SERVICES:

Technology Services, where this role will sit, is a new department within IT and is accountable for the ownership of the strategic platforms within the university. This new way of working for the university aims to drive consistency and governance around the continued iteration and development of technologies which span the entirety of the university. Examples include: the University's Data Exchange (UDX); Student Information Systems, ServiceNow, Salesforce and a new ERP.

Working closely with business stakeholders, the aim of the team is to support the business by aligning improvements and enhancements of the products in alignment with university objectives and goals.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

As a tester, the post-holder will have a critical role in ensuring that software developments across multiple platforms are fit for purpose and free of bugs, defects and any adverse impacts on upstream and downstream processes and applications.

The role will be responsible for ensuring the quality and functionality of our software applications and will work closely with Product Teams to assess developments before they enter the production environment to maintain high standards of quality assurance. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, excellent problem-solving skills, and a passion for delivering top- notch software developments in an Agile setting.


Please see the attached Software Tester job description for a full competency criteria.

For an informal discussion about the Software Tester role, please contact Edward Stabler, Talent Acquisition, at [email protected]

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Job details


Software Tester (UOH-TA-0179)


University of Hull


United Kingdom


April 30, 2024

Application deadline

May 21, 2024

Job type



Computer Science,Engineering

About the employer

The University of Hull is a top-50 ranked public university for research. The institution was established in 1927 as University College Hull. The Royal Charter of 1954 granted the institution an authority to award its own degrees to students. As a result, it became the third university in Yorkshire and 14th university in England. Today, it is amongst the world's best institutes for research and learning.

Situated in England's port city Kingston upon Hull, the campus of the university is based in a residential area. The University has three central accommodations namely Westfield Court, The Courtyard, and Taylor Court that provide on-campus accommodation to the students. The campus also boasts of a number of cafeterias, bars, a nightclub, a book shop, career service, an advice center, and sporting facilities with the new sports hall and gym opening in 2019.

The academic structure of the university consists of four faculties that offer undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level programs. The Faculty of Arts, Culture, and Education offers courses in various disciplines of education, social sciences, and arts. Faculty of Health Sciences includes degree programs in medical, life sciences, and social work. The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers programs in applied and environmental sciences, technology, and mathematics. Faculty of Business, Law, and Politics allows students to pursue courses in business management, finance, accounting, marketing, international relations, and law. The university has around 15,000 students including international students from 100 countries. With nearly 1,000 staff members.

The university has many distinguished alumni who are leading in the fields of academia, politics, science, sports, theatre, and journalism. Some of the notable alumni of the university are Ahmet Muhtar Kent (former CEO of the Coca Cola Company), Professor Sarah Gilbert (Professor of Vaccinology, Oxford), Anthony Minghella (British film director), Jeremy Darroch (Group Chief Executive, Sky Plc), Ana Brnabi? (Prime Minister of Serbia), Tom Watson MP (Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party).

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