Xara is recruiting again. We are a relatively small company with a focussed and dedicated team of people who know that we are the best at what we do. The following opportunities are currently available:
Competitive salary dependent on experience, plus benefits including company pension contributions & private medical insurance.
Gaddesden Place, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK. Friendly, relaxed working environment in country mansion offices (see Gaddesden Place) with snooker table and swimming pool.
Permanent We are looking for a manual software tester to help with testing of all Xara products. The role also includes helping to provide technical support to Xara's customers during some periods. The position would suit a candidate looking to move into a full time technical support role or to progress into the field of automatic regression testing. This is a junior role but some of experience of testing and / or support would definitely be an advantage.
Xara creates some of the coolest graphics and creative applications around. We are an engineering focused company, creating world-leading products. See here for information on our current range of products. Our headquarters are in a mansion house outside Hemel Hempstead, 20 miles north of London. We're a small company with small company values (but we’ve been around for 30 years).
Candidates must possess the following attributes:-
Good knowledge of and interest in technology
Highly motivated, with a
positive attitude to work and the ability to learn quickly
An analytical mind to help
identify, isolate and describe a problem
Able to work productively,
both autonomously and as part of a dynamic team
Flexible and adaptable in
terms of work carried out
A desire to work on
world-leading web and graphic design software products
An IT or Science Degree, or
Experience of manual
testing, especially on web based products
Experience of using
automated testing tools or frameworks, such as Test Complete and Selenium
Customer support experience.
This role will be filled by a direct applicant only, so no agent enquiries please.