Software Test Engineer (Permanent)

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,Hertfordshire,Stevenage,

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Test Automation Engineer - selenium, web app, SQL, software, testthat, pytest, Junit, R, Groovy/Java

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20 Mar, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Biotech Jobs

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Software Test Engineer

A new opportunity has recently become available for a talented Test Engineer to work with a growing Biotech company. With the eventual aim of creating innovative Immune-oncology software approaches to advance cancer treatments, the work you are involved with will provide a real world solution.

As a Software Tester you will work as part of a small but growing team and be expected to use your strong knowledge and experience in automated testing to execute high quality tests. Following best practices and using skills in at least one automated test framework, this position will be essential in building software applications which are robust and providing solution to real world issues.


-Degree in software development or equivalent experience.
-Proven background as a Software Tester
-Strong knowledge of at least one automated test framework (e.g. testthat, pytest, Junit, Selenium)
-Experience with white/black-box testing
-Experience with one or more workflow definition languages (e.g. Nextflow, BioMake, Snakemake)
-Experience writing Python scripting is essential for this position (Applications where no Python experience is listed, will not be considered)
-Experience working in a Linux command-line environment
- Backend Testing experience (examples of projects where no Web Applications are present, would be required).

*Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
*Experience with Continuous Integration (especially Bitbucket Pipelines)
*Strong knowledge of R, Groovy/Java, Bash
*Experience working with HPC/AWS
*Bioinformatics experience
*Experience working with the Atlassian toolchain (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence)

On Offer:

For the successful Software Test Engineer, this is a unique opportunity to work with a leading team of scientists with an international reputation for excellence in in their field of research. This is also an opportunity to become a key contributor to an exciting project destined to change the course of cancer patient management.

If you are interested or would like some more information then please contact Jack Lacy, via or call 0121,616,3467.

Key Words:

Software, Software Test, Software Testing, Software Tester, Test automation, Test automation Engineer, Automated Testing, Automated, Selenium, SQL, Web Application, User Interface, UI Testing, Selenium Web Driver, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Life Science, Genetics, IT, Software Development, Automated tester, immuno oncology, therapeutics, automation, AWS, Python, Python scripting, Software Engineer, Software Test Engineer.

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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