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QA Engineer

QA Engineer

Manchester

£30,000 - £42,500 DOE

Forward Role have partnered with an exciting London based Fintech business, who are looking to grow their business in the North. They are looking to bring a QA Engineer into their dedicated QA team who will predominantly be involved in mobile testing of iOS and Android products using Emulators and testing of API's. 

The Role

  • 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.
  • Act as a point of contact for QA issues that arise during testing of the Cloud Apps workstream.
  • Support the organisational shift towards continuous testing delivery (incl. implementing automated testing frameworks).
  • Analyse live issues with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • 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.
  • Log, prioritise & track bugs to completion.
  • Maintaining documentation related to the QA stream.
  • Create and maintain strong working relationships, working closely with other teams to ensure issues are progressed.
  • 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.
  • As a key member of the QA team you’ll help ensure the quality of products. Reporting into the QA lead.

What we are looking for from you?

  • Collaborative, keen to mentor & share ideas.
  • Shares experiences with others to assist their learning and understanding.
  • Analytical and critical thinking mindset.
  • A strong problem solver who is able to embrace new challenges.
  • Strong organisation and planning skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excited about being part of a fast-growing company that’s trying to make a positive mark on the world.
  • Someone who is interested in fintech, and excited to change how people in the UK save and invest.
  • Passionate about all things mobile and apps.
  • Up to date with the latest developments with technology and QA.
  • Comfortable working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Pragmatic when raising bugs and understand the difference between – quality and meeting release deadlines.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • 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).
  • Deep understanding of 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 coaching junior members of a QA team preferred by not essential.
  • 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.

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing, award-winning and super ambitious startup.
  • Work with a friendly team of highly motivated individuals.
  • Be in an environment where you are listened to and can actually have an impact.
  • Thriving collaborative and inclusive company culture.
  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Company Share options.
  • Opportunity to attend industry conferences and events.
  • Perkbox – selection of 200+ perks.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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