Interim Senior QA Engineer

London, UK

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our fantastic QA team! We're an award-winning global leader in sport technology, with teams based in London, Melbourne and Florida. We are passionate about growing and engaging the wider sporting community and building sports participation by delivering a platform with tailored services that encourage people to play the sport they love.

Job Title: Interim Senior QA Engineer / Fixed Term Role for 1 year

Location: Remote / Hybrid working (office located in Vauxhall, SE1)

Hours: 35 hours a week

We are looking for an Interim Senior QA Engineer to assess software quality through manual and automated testing.

You will be someone who is good at breaking things, with responsibility for hunting down bugs and glitches. You will collaborate with our Head of QA to design, maintain and execute automated testing of API and Web products.

This role also includes responsibilities in automation testing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop effective test strategies and test plans within the projects
  • Design, write and maintain manual and automated test scenarios via tools and features
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse business requirements, design documents and other project documents to determine risk factors and critical test conditions
  • Execute automated tests and manage the bug log and help troubleshoot issues by investigation when things go wrong on production
  • Ensure the appropriate test environments and infrastructures are in place and kept up to date
  • Identify and report to product teams questionable functions, performance concerns, and inconsistencies
  • Lead and mentor remotely located other QA engineers
  • Ability to take ownership and deliver medium and large sized projects while mentoring and directing team members
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle

Skills, knowledge & experience required:


  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Senior QA Engineer or similar role (references required if you are offered the role)
  • Experience in testing web and mobile applications using both manual and automation for e.g. Functional, Non-Functional, Regression, Smoke, E2E and API testing
  • Understanding of risk based to testing approach and defining the mitigation plans
  • Proficient in defect verification, defect logging, and assisted of root cause analysis for timely resolution of defects
  • Experience using Atlassian toolkit – JIRA & Confluence
  • Experience working in a Scrum environment with active involvement in daily meetings
  • Experience in leading the remotely located onshore and offshore teams
  • Managing and keeping track of the releases happening
  • Good team interaction including collaboration, negotiation, and conflict resolution

Great if you also have

  • Experience with TestRail
  • Web Test automation experience using Selenium, Katalon Studio or (Preferred).
  • Language or Platform: Java Script (Preferred)/Typescript/Groovy
  • Experience using source control management with GIT Hub
  • Experience with cloud – AWS or Azure is a plus
  • Experience in Performance Testing
  • Practical experience of Test automation on a broad range of Mobile Devices and simulators
  • Interest in sport


We're committed to making Clubspark a fantastic place to work and we go to great lengths to support our health / wellbeing and give you what you need to succeed. You’ll receive:

- Competitive salary, 26 days annual holiday + public holidays

- Free eye tests, Cycle to Work Scheme, Life Assurance Scheme & Contributory Pension

- ‘Get Active Scheme’ £250 annual allowance (for you and your children)

- Mental Health Sick Day Policy - good mental health is just as important as our physical health!

- Access to a range of fantastic health and wellbeing benefits:

- Unlimited access to remote GP services (for you, your partner and eligible children)

- Remote or face to face mental health support sessions (for you and your partner)

- Remote or face to face physiotherapy sessions (for you and your partner)

- Employee Voice service

- Employee Assistance programme (for a range of life, financial or wellbeing support services)

- Flexible working options, always happy to talk flexible working!

- Opportunities to learn and focus on your career growth

- Acces to our modern coworking office space in Vauxhall with a free on-site Gym and discounted fitness classes.

- A focused, friendly and rapidly growing environment where your contribution and wellbeing comes first

The Company is not offering immigration sponsorship with this role.

Applicants may be shortlisted and contacted prior to applications closing.

Clubspark is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to building a team culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

  • No recruitment agencies please
  • Please attach a copy of your CV/Resume, covering letter and a link to your portfolio (if you have one). If you would like an informal chat about this role please email your contact details.