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QA Software Engineer




Finance, IT


£45,000 Per Annum



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Are you excited about testing, specifically mobile apps? Then, read on...

Salary circa £45K

You will be work with a high calibre team to continuously develop new products/features. You may come from a different set of tools for testing, development and continuous integration and delivery. Our client, a fast growing FinTech StartUp does not dwell on technology and believe in the right tool for the job.

Your duties will be to:

  • Review technical and business requirements (incl. acceptance criteria) and design robust & reusable test scenarios.
  • Manage the execution of test scenarios and report results, capturing run & key metrics overtime.
  • Design and implement strategic level QA documentation/frameworks for the Cloud Apps workstream.Integrate Cloud Apps test scenarios with the overall test & automation strategy.
  • Design and execute testing for complex features as required.
  • Assess feature suitability for test automation (incl. unit tests for developers & API integration tests)
  • Configuration and set-up of test tools including the integration of automated regression suite with CI/CD pipeline tools.
  • Maintaining documentation related to the QA stream.
  • Collaborate across the wider team, predominantly with the development, product & UX teams.
  • Support other QA workstreams (e.g. Mobile & Platform) with test execution during busy periods.
  • Attending daily stand-ups, sprint planning, refinement sessions & retrospectives as required

Experience and Skills:

  • 2-5 years QA experience with a broad knowledge of best practices is essential.
  • Demonstrable test framework implementations on more than one tech stack.
  • Deep understanding of SQL, jQuery, XML, REST/JSON). web, API & database testing technologies and frameworks.
  • Experience in test data design and implementation strategies.
  • Experience with API test framework design for legacy back-end systems.
  • Experience of Agile Scrum, Kanban & behavioural-driven development (BDD).
  • Experience of build pipelines using common CI/CD and SCM tools (e.g. GIT, Jenkins, TeamCity).
  • Experience with automated testing incl. compatibility & performance testing an advantage.

Is this you?

  • Shares experiences with others to assist their learning and understanding.
  • Analytical and critical thinking mindset and strong organisation and planning skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Passionate about all things mobile and apps.
  • Up to date with the latest developments with technology and QA.
  • Pragmatic when raising bugs and understand the difference between – quality and meeting release deadlines.

Ideally, you will bring

  • Proven experience hands-on testing with native mobile apps (+2 years) within a similar fast-paced environment.
  • Analytical and critical thinking mindset.
  • Experience with testing on various environments such as test and UAT.
  • Pragmatic when raising bugs and understand the difference between quality and meeting release deadlines.
  • Familiar with Agile methodology.
  • Any automation experience, especially Appium is an advantage.

Bens to include:

Company Share options

Opportunity to attend industry conferences and events

Perkbox – selection of 200+ perks

25 days holiday + bank holidays


*Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis*

Don't delay, apply today.

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