Senior Automation QA Engineer – London, Farringdon £50,000 - £70,000

Senior Automation QA Engineer – London, Farringdon
£50,000 - £70,000

Our client, a fast growing and fun gaming company, are currently looking for a Senior Automation QA Engineer. The role is working as part of their Testing and QA Team.

Reporting to the Mobile QA Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring components of the company portfolio retain the utmost levels of quality, working with both internal and offshore teams.  Supporting regular Feature & Content releases from concept through to launch, you will work with a variety of technical and non-technical tools whilst using your leadership skills to present your findings and achieve this goal.        

Skills and Requirements

  • Ensure your respective project(s) is released to the highest quality, both in terms of defect mitigation and usability experience.

  • Lead triage's and provide daily reports on milestone progression and priorities.

  • Lead an offshore team of testers to aid quality processes.

  • Drive the creation, maintenance and implementation of dedicated test sessions, test suites and associated test cases, including the use of BBD (Gherkin/Cucumber syntax).

  • Work closely with Customer Support to investigate, document and where necessary push for swift resolution of Live issues.

  • Lead by example through hands on testing, and review other tester’s reports while maintaining a tidy and prioritised backlog.

  • Provide reports and risk assessments to the Mobile QA Manager, Director of QA and other stakeholders.

  • Supporting the training and mentoring of more junior members of the team.

  • The use of analytics as a way to investigate and analyse in helping identify and resolve potential live issues, as well as maintaining and updating the most relevant support matrices for your designated platform(s).

  • Align and standardise QA processes with other QA Leads, while bettering them as the business evolves.

  • Help support the effort to incorporate automated tests and use these to strengthen the efficiency of QA’s involvement.

  • Create Automation test script for new features using BDD style (Gherkin/Cucumber syntax).

  • Good knowledge in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Test Life Cycle (STLC).

About You

  • Strong and proven leadership skills.

  • Exceptional verbal/written communication & an excellent attention to detail.

  • Strong time management, accountability and organisational skills. 

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated.

  • A proactive attitude towards QA and capable of working in a high pressure Agile environment.

  • Strong commercial awareness, with an understanding of business priorities. 

  • Extensive knowledge of JIRA and / or similar bug tracking tools.

  • Technical understanding and experience of back office tools to aid in testing. 

  • Extensive experience in test suite creation and maintenance. 

  • Knowledge of Data Science and proven record to use this to better processes. 

  • Detailed reporting skills (Coverage, RAG, Analysis). 

  • Knowledge of submission workflows for mobile applications (Apple/GooglePlay/Amazon).

  • A sound understanding of Charles, Postman, or similar tools to aid with test coverage.

  • Extensive knowledge using Appium and automate test scripts for Hybrid Application.

  • ISTQB-ISEB Certified Tester Foundation Level.

Why choose this company?

A spacious kitchen in our state of the art office in swanky Farringdon which includes free cereal, fruit and onsite Barista, weekly breakfast and lunches plus an awesome games room that includes table tennis, PlayStation, Foosball table and Yoga studio. On top of this we have a top 25 grossing app!!!

Benefits

  • Up to 5% employer pension contribution with Aviva 

  • Private Health insurance with Vitality 

  • Full dental insurance 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Long term disability insurance 

  • 25 days’ holiday 

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Eyecare vouchers 

  • Events throughout the year