Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: IT - Software Development
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

We currently have a permanent role as Software Test Engineer based in Dyce available. Candidates MUST have previous experience to be suitable for this role.

The candidate is looking for a Software Test Engineer with experience in manual and automated testing of Software developed for Windows with an array of programming languages.

As a Software Test Engineer the candidate:

§Will be involved in quality assurance stage of software development and deployment;
§Will conduct automated and manual tests to ensure that the software created by developers is fit for the purpose. This will also include developing automated test frames, build tools, and various other activities that relate to promoting and maintaining release quality:
§Will help to access and mitigate risks, and solve quality challenges.

Our ideal Test Engineer believes that testing is a collaborative activity, and gets involved with feature development from day one. They will contribute to the quality, robustness and reliability of the products we create. This role includes a great deal of variety, and the opportunity to work with many different technologies. The successful applicant will work within the company's core team of Software Engineers.


Applicants must have an excellent understanding of the software development process, good communication skills and the ability to implement ideas as part of a team. They must be able to cope with a client responsive environment, where requirements can be revised at short notice. Ideally the candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience within a software test environment.


§To work as part of the software development team.
§To design processes and methodologies for software testing.
§To lease with other departments, managing release information.
§To capture and document software requirements and procedures.
§To manage the software deployment process.
§Determine the test cases required to comprehensively test our products.
§Drive all product software testing types ( functional, integration, system, regression, performance, unit) using automated and manual testing types.
§Participate in technical reviews such as code review and document reviews.


§Familiarity with Windows development using Visual Studio Net (C# and/or VB) and C/C++ programming languages.
§Technical background- BSc or equivalent in IT/Engineering/Scientific or related discipline.
§Experience of Windows Forms (Winforms) applications.
§Aware of Agile software development processes.
§Knowledge of the software release process.
§The ability to capture & document requirements
§Must be able to communicate well in written and spoken English.
§Familiar with source control systems such as Subversion/Git.
§Familiar with continuous integration/continuous delivery systems.
§A good understanding of interfacing techniques, and communication protocols would be advantageous.

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.