Software/System Tester

Europe, Sapienza Consulting [1942]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza’s web-based application, ECLIPSE, is the only collaborative suite of integrated applications designed for use by European space sector organisations, with the European Space Agency as our main customer. The ECLIPSE suite is continuously being improved with new features being added regularly to software releases using Agile methodologies, following the feedback from our fast-growing community of space industry professionals.

To serve the particular needs of the New Space, Defence and Industry sectors, Sapienza takes initiatives for designing and developing new products.

The Software System Tester is a member of the Product QA team. Software / System Tester is involved in the planning, designing and deploying effective test suites for in-house product development and client software application development.


  • Ensure that testing activities will allow applications to meet business requirements and systems goals, fulfil end-user requirements and identify and resolve systems issues
  • Collaborate with analysts, designers, and developers in the testing of new software programs and applications
  • Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance and interface specifications
  • Evaluate, plan, design, develop, and deploy testing techniques for new applications, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles
  • Create and execute test scripts, cases, and scenarios that will determine optimal system performance according to specifications
  • Conduct all types of application testing as needed, such as system, regression, security  and load testing methods
  • Produce reports and documentation for all testing efforts, results, activities, data, logging and tracking
  • Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of application-testing best practices
  • Maintain the data in the acceptance environments to ensure that it simulates production data in terms of quality and volume
  • Maintain regression test scripts associated with our entire core Applications
  • Work with external partners on projects related to test process improvements


  • BSc degree in science
  • Foundation ISTQB/ISEB certification would be an advantage
  • 3 years of experience as a Software Tester
  • Strong knowledge of Testing which includes Functional testing, Performance Testing, Security Testing and Regression testing
  • Proven experience in automated testing for web based applications
  • Knowledge and experience with test tools (Postman, Fiddler, BurpSuite, Selenium, SonarQube, Jmeter)
  • Knowledge and experience with changes tracking systems (GIT)
  • Knowledge of Bug tracking tool JIRA is desirable
  • Experience of Agile (Scrum) project management methodologies
  • Scripting abilities using Python would be an advantage
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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