QA & TEST

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 

 

C# QA Engineer - london - £35,000 - £45,000

Senior QA Engineer, C#About us

Our Client’s goal is to help people perform at the very edge of human ability. Our client provides advanced analytics solutions to the world’s top sports teams, giving them actionable insights for faster and higher-quality decision making.

Our client work with over 200 teams across the world including the AFL, NRL, NFL, NBA, EPL, and MLS. Sport is just the beginning for us; Our client has also involved in tracking astronaut performance as part of the European Space Agency programme.

The job

We’re recruiting for an experienced QA to join our team based near Old Street in central London. You’ll be improving quality and reducing defects in our existing suite of products for the professional sports industry.

We’re looking for someone skilled in exploratory manual testing of web and desktop platforms. A collaborative attitude and a desire to learn are essential. We operate in an agile environment and focus on creating high-quality applications, and as the company is expanding, we’re looking for adaptable people who want to grow as opportunities arise.

You’ll work with our sports science consultants and customers to test and validate new features, support existing features, and improve application quality and reliability.

We also have a suite of automated regression tests; maintaining and extending these is a key part of the role as we rely on these for our delivery pipeline.Experience and skills

On the technical front, we’re looking for applicants that:

  • Have 5 years of professional exploratory testing experience

  • Have 3 years of automation testing experience with Selenium and C#

  • Can understand agile principles, and take a data-driven approach to managing quality

  • Have a degree in a technical field, or have equivalent professional experience

We’re also looking for a strong cultural fit, with applicants that:

  • Are curious and have a love of learning

  • Have a high attention to detail and quality

  • Can communicate clearly and concisely

  • Enjoy working in a small company, in a team of around 8 people

We offer a competitive salary, bonus, and equity. We also offer a flexible working environment, including regular remote working. Our team really care about the features they produce so there’s plenty of opportunity both to learn and to introduce new ideas. Every member of the team gets recognised for great work and we encourage all our team to improve themselves both technically and by expanding their role at the company.

We are a distributed company, with many technical and consulting roles spread around the world. We have an annual strategy week in London for the whole company, run regular hackathons to create and prototype new ideas, and are keen for people to attend or speak at conferences.