Senior QA Engineer

London, UK

About the role

Our QA team are the champions of quality within our business, responsible for ensuring that every product release meets the highest standards. We are looking for a Senior QA Engineer to assess software quality through manual and some level of non-functional automated testing.

You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and glitches. In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. If you are also competent in executing test cases and are passionate about quality, we’d love to meet you.

Key Responsibilities

●    Review and analyse system specifications.

●    Collaborate effectively with the test team and Head of QA to develop effective strategies and test plans.

●    Write and execute Web, Mobile, Performance, Accessibility test cases and analyse results.

●    Ensure testing is planned, designed and governed according to the QA best practice framework Create logs to document testing phases, bugs and defects.

●    Report bugs and errors to development teams using JIRA.

●    Help troubleshoot issues by investigation when things go wrong.

●    Conduct post-release/ post-deployment testing when required.

●     Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.

●     Own and deliver medium and large sized projects whilst providing mentoring and direction to team members as required.

●     Analyze and anticipate business requirements, design documents and other project documents to determine risk factors and critical test conditions.

Required knowledge and experience:

●    Minimum 5years of experience as a Senior QA Engineer and ability to define effective test strategies and test plans.

●    Experience in all the following: QA methodology; functional, regression testing and end to end testing; API testing using Postman/SoapUI; Performance & Security testing using any industry standard tools and Accessibility Testing.

●    Understanding of risk based to testing approach and defining the mitigation plans.

●    Good working knowledge of SQL.

●    Ability to document and troubleshoot errors using JIRA.

●    Good collaborator with the ability to engage and work alongside key stakeholders  

●    Excellent communication and organisation skills, with proactive attention to detail.

●    Analytical approach and problem-solving aptitude to deliver results.

●    Experience of mentoring the test team.

●    Strong organizational skills and a natural team player.


Beneficial knowledge and experience:

●    Interest in or previous experience of working in Sport

●    Working knowledge of TestRail

●    Previous experience working ina Tech startup business

●    Automation experience/knowledge


Applying for this role

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