Software Tester

Functional areas
Become part of the team

Please note: We're all currently working remotely due to Covid-19. We hope to be back in the office later this year.

Join us and work with our  Application Management team to efficiently deliver full lifecycle support for PA .  Our applications support the major business processes that deal with the people, financial and project management related transactions , knowledge , business intelligence and communications across the firm . 

Our team provides an important face to the business and helps to deliver the IT services ( both in terms of BAU support and wider changes that are required ) to deliver a consistently great customer experience, ensuring they meet all policy and compliance requirements. 

The  Application Management team also has responsibility for constant improvement – reviewing how the system design, processes and data can be optimised to make service improvements and taking a pro-active approach to lead and not just respond to business requirements.

The  Software Tester role will play a key part in the team to deliver an effective and efficient service to all areas of the organisation , achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and the highest quality in client delivery. 

You will be actively involved in the full lifecycle of IT change , working on your own and with the wider team to ensure that solutions meet the needs of the busines s . The role will focus on ensuring the quality of the solutions that we deliver . PA’s strategy for growth means that our portfolio of work is varied in both the content and the technologies we use to deliver. 


What we're looking for

Qualifications and Experience

  • ISTQB Software T esting qualification
  • Experience of testing software systems, including cloud based solutions
  • Understands the business process behind system transactions 
  • Understands system security, roles, segregation of duties
  • Challenges the solutions to ensure quality deliverables
  • Track record of delivering IT support and change

Essential Capabilities

  • Plans and estimates work required for ensuring the quality of our solutions
  • Works with diverse stakeholders and creates strong relationships with customers, within the IT function and with any delivery partners
  • Translates IT concepts into business language
  • Follows formal methodologies and processes with an attention to detail
  • Understands the business processes and how that translates from a system perspective
  • Works to deadlines and prioritizes tasks
  • Takes ownership of issues through to resolution
  • Understanding of Software Testing Life Cycle
  • Private medical insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)
About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

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Job information

Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: Cambridge



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