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Software Tester

Closing date - Ongoing

Job Title Software Tester
Job Type Permanent
Department QA
Line Manager David Carter
Location Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Working Hours Full Time
Starting Salary Dependant upon Experience


We’re offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced, driven and proactive Software Testing Specialist to join our QA team at Taopix HQ based at our Head Office in Ponteland.

As a core member of our Agile research and development team, you will be expected to be passionate about delivering high quality software, with a focus on high attention to detail and hitting targeted release dates. Using functional, regression and manual testing of the system you will confidently test and collaborate on new software features and existing defects.  The role requires a strong team player with effective communication skills in order to help us to continually innovate and improve our product development pipeline.

Our Core applications are developed and delivered using PHP, HTML5, MySQL, JavaScript (JQuery, Ext-JS) with Git and TeamCity.

Essential Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Software Testing Specialist or similar role
  • Appropriate skills and commercial experience in a software environment
  • Experience of functional, regression and manual testing
  • Meticulous approach to software testing activities with a focus on high attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present to colleagues
  • Able to deal effectively with unexpected situations, taking advantage of opportunities and overcoming problems
  • Good time management skills and ability to meet targets and fulfil agreements
  • A strong interest in software testing with a desire to progress and positively influence software development
  • Willing and able to develop knowledge of the wider area of work
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organisational skills

Why Join Taopix

  • Develop your skills
    Tailored training & development programme including extensive training on the entire applications suite.
  • Taopix food club
    Company subsidised food club with food cooked by our in-house Chef. Plus Tea, Coffee, drinks and fruit snacks are provided.
  • Casual dress code
    Casual dress code in the office.
  • Taopix social club
    Company subsidised social club events and biannual company events.
  • Work and play
    Recreational facilities and chill out zone, including pool, darts and table tennis.
  • Listen to music
    Pop, rock, indie, dance -  listen to music while you work on the office Sonos.
  • Free parking
    Free parking in our own office car park.
  • Equipment
    MacBook laptop, monitors, Apple keyboard and mouse.
  • Retirement Plans
    Competitive retirement plans to help plan your future.
  • Holidays
    Generous annual leave policy – take time off when you need it.
  • Life Insurance
    Ensuring your family are looked after
  • Rewards
    Annual competitions and rewards and bonuses

Think you've got what it takes? Send us your CV at or email for the complete position requirements & specifications.