Software Test Engineer

Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum

Company Introduction

Swipe & Tap is a mobile app development company based in Leicester. We specialise in creating bespoke mobile applications to help business improve productivity and to save time and money.

Our mission is to create beautiful software for mobile and web, which is simple to use and helps businesses become more effective, utilising technology.

Job Description

We are looking for an Software Tester to join our growing team who has excellent experience in software testing in particular web applications and mobile apps.

As the Software Tester you will work closely with our project manager and developers to test projects and ensure the quality of our products.

Our core business works on delivering mobile apps for our clients, along with working on our own products.

The role will require you to work from our Leicester office.


  • Working collaboratively with Project Managers and other developers to test products.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate and implement new technologies to maximise testing efficiency.
  • Research ways to automate common tasks to ensure time is being spent productively
  • Work with the development team to test functionality during sprints.
  • Create, maintain and execute test plans.
  • Define, write and implement test cases from acceptance criteria.
  • Help the team to improve test process and automation in an agile environment.
  • Be a trusted authority in your team within QA and Automation matters
  • Implement a full range of test cases for both device firmware and web software
  • Develop scripts and test tools
  • Work with other teams to identify risks, limitations and roadblocks
  • Use bug reporting and task management systems
  • Design and execute test scenarios which demonstrate the behaviour of our products when tested and the expected results
  • Ensure high quality and accuracy is maintained on all products through to software release
  • To raise and monitor system related defects and ensure they are fixed and re-tested in a timely manner

Key Skills

  • Experience testing software
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Self motivated and ability to make decisions
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Working in a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong background in QA and Agile QA techniques
  • Always looking to improve processes and learning within software testing

About You

  • Ideally 2-3 years in a similar role
  • Self-motivated and able to achieve deadlines and work independently
  • Problem solving with a desire to continue to develop technology skills
  • Good communication skills and team working capability
  • Positive and logical approach together with a willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail and a passion for quality

Perks & Benefits


A day off on your birthday.

Training Budget

Annual training budget to help develop you further.


Unlimited Coffee

Spotify Premium

Annual free membership to Spotify Premium.

Eye Care Vouchers

Annual eye test vouchers.

Headphones Voucher

£30 towards headphones of your choice.

Company Pension

Enrollment in our company pension scheme.