Solarwinds Inc. Senior Software Tester in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Opportunity Details:


This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established team responsible for developing market leading software.

MSP Remote Management is a cloud application serving thousands of customers and is installed on millions of devices. It allows IT technicians the ability to monitor, protect and restore systems remotely. We sell the product to most of the developed world with hosted environments in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

Our R&D department is responsible for maintaining, developing, testing and delivering the application to our hosted environments and remote agents (installed on PCs). We have multiple feature teams working on new functionality in the product. Continued investment in R&D has helped us get to where we are today. We place an emphasis on quality, accountability and scalable solutions that will stand the test of time and allow us to build on.


Who you are

An Engineer who appreciates the bigger picture. Bringing ideas to the table and the drive to implement those ideas within a progressive cross-functional engineering team. You bring functional / non-functional testing expertise with a blend of Automation and Manual testing skills. You understand test techniques that enable you to meet tight deadlines with multiple streams of work.

What you'll be doing

As a Senior Test Engineer you will work in cross functional engineering teams using the latest tools, techniques and practices. It will be your job to enable the release of quality solutions to our customers. Leveraging your skill set and picking up new skills as you go you will drive forward Quality Assurance as a discipline within Solarwinds MSP.


Required Skills

Some or all of the below;

  • Knowledge of Windows, OS X and Linux based scripting.

  • Knowledge of or awareness of BDD

  • Knowledge of or awareness of Automation using BDD.

  • GitHub or related source control technologies.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of Automation frameworks

  • Linux Administration / Testing

  • OS X Testing

  • Risk Mitigation

  • Knowledge of Non-functional Test tools, concepts and implementations

  • Awareness of Databases and how to build queries

What we'll give you

  • A competitive salary topped up with a company bonus scheme

  • A matched pension contribution scheme

  • Health insurance and life assurance

  • A relaxed place to work with casual dress, games room and free lunches twice a week

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2017-9400

# Positions 1

Location UK-Edinburgh

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Full-Time