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Junior Test Engineer

We’re looking for a talented junior test engineer to join our desktop software test team.

The company

RealVNC® is a highly successful software company based in Cambridge (UK) city centre. As the original developers of VNC® remote access technology our software is used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide from the non-technical home user to IT professionals from global companies, such as Intel, IBM, NASA, Shell, DreamWorks and Philips.

The role

Working for the VNC Connect team you’ll be involved in testing our desktop remote control software. Testing tasks vary from understanding requirements, writing test documentation, coding automated tests and machine setup and configuration.

You will work closely with developers and other test engineers, so help and guidance is never too far away.

We like to think we have a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We value the input of everyone working on the project, and talented individuals can make a big difference. In exchange we expect you to be highly motivated, willing to explore novel solutions, and have a strong desire to build your knowledge and skillset.


  • are either a recent computing graduate or have up to a years’ experience in a testing position
  • keen to begin a career in software testing
  • have a passion for technology and the ability to pick things up quickly
  • are comfortable programming in Python, Java or a similar language
  • are familiar with operating systems other than Windows, e.g. macOS, Linux, or other UNIX
  • communicate technical ideas clearly, with excellent written and spoken English


This role offers a unique opportunity to join our Testing team working for a stable and successful Cambridge-based company with a recognised global brand and huge potential and vision. If you’re successful, you’ll be compensated with an attractive package which will be appropriate to your skills and experience. We also offer generous benefits, including a contributory pension, childcare vouchers, and private dental and medical care.

This is a full-time post, but we believe in a healthy work/life balance, so it’s 35 hours per week (Monday-Friday); we also promote flexi-time, with agreed core hours

How to apply

If you’d like to apply for this vacancy, please click on the ‘apply for this job’ button and fill in your details.  Make sure you quote the reference JTE1 in your covering letter to help get it to the right people!

RealVNC has a responsibility to ensure that all staff are eligible to live and work in the UK and if you’re invited to interview you’ll be requested to provide proof of your eligibility to work.

RealVNC is an equal opportunities employer, committed to staff welfare and professional development.

We will not consider agency applications for this post.

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