Manual Tester at Cognizant, Remote, 4 Weeks (Start 12 April), £Contract Rate

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  • Remote
  • Mar 26, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description


Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment!  Cognizant Microsoft Business Group’s Applied Innovations UK team is hiring now and we’re looking for our nextManual Tester to join us.

Start Date: 12th April 2021

4 week contract


The Microsoft Business Group is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. We are compelled by our core values to drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group team delivers full lifecycle solutions—from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.


Why should you work at Microsoft Business Group?

  • Multi Award Winning Business
  • Official and Award-Winning Microsoft Partner
  • Award Winning Databricks Partner
  • Official GitHub Partner
  • Cloud Native Organisation
  • Growing International and Diverse teams
  • Hugely collaborative environment, where ideas and knowledge sharing is actively encouraged
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Income Protection Cover
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced employee contributions
  • Flexible Working and Working from Home
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance
  • We are committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging and welcome applicants from all backgrounds


What will the Manual Tester be doing day-to-day?

  • Reviewing requirements
  • writing/designing and implementing tests
  • prioritizing defects and helping to triage customer-submitted defects
  • You will also track and report on quality assurance metrics


What type of experience does the Manual Tester need to be successful in this role?

  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work on .net Core is essential
  • Proven work on Openld Connect is essential
  • Proven work on SQL is essential
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with Azure DevOps (TFS) to input and track issues
  • Experience of Power BI
  • Experience of Azure Data Stack


Does the Manual Tester role require travel?

The role is currently 100% working from home however some travel to our London office will be required in the future.


Security Responsibility:

All employees must act in accordance with Cognizant Microsoft Business Group’s corporate security standards.





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