Senior QA Engineer

Salary: CompetitiveLocation: London

Great State has been innovating digital experience since 1997. We believe in the awesome power of technology to do great things for our clients and the wider world. We are currently looking for a talented and enthusiastic Senior QA Engineer, who is ambitious and passionate about quality.

Our QA vacancy sits in the London office, just off Silicon Roundabout. You will work in our open plan studio, integrating with all departments throughout the business. It's a pivotal role and needs someone with great communication skills.

The main function of the role is to ensure quality measures are met across multiple lines of work.

Our workplace is busy and lively and suits someone who likes to work in a dynamic environment with a varied workload.

The mix of projects ensures exposure to all the different aspects of QA, such as:

  • Performance testing

  • Security testing

  • Compatibility testing

  • Accessibility

  • Automation - UI and API

  • SEO

So there is lots of opportunity to learn within this role.

You will need to have great attention to detail, the ability to plan ahead to foresee potential blockers, the focus to complete tasks within a deadline and a need to strive for excellence driven by the pride you have in your work.

Project technologies are mixed including:

  • Native apps

  • React front end

  • CRM

  • Adobe AEM etc.

Our QA's love the fact they get exposure to new and upcoming technologies, the different spectrum's of QA and the mixed project work as it gives them lots of potential to learn. It's a constantly moving and forward looking environment best suited to a flexible and confident personality type.

We enable you to shape your role as we offer trust and flexibility through self management within the team. Although an open plan studio, we know sometimes you need to get away from it all, so we offer quiet areas, core hours and a working from home policy.

That's what we offer, in return we'd like you to join with:

  • 4+ years experience in a tester role

  • Experience testing web applications

  • Experience of communicating with a team and business stakeholders

  • Enthusiasm to learn new tools and processes

  • The ability to provide proactive ownership within a project

The nice to have technical skills are:

  • Experience of CMS, e.g. Sitecore and Umbraco

  • Experience with or an understanding of automation, e.g. UI tests and API tests

  • Experience of or an interest in troubleshooting and monitoring, e.g. error logs and monitoring tools for hosting

As a founding member of the London QA team there is huge potential for personal growth as well as involvement in growing the team.

If we tick your requirements for the type of place you'd like to work and you have the skills we need, apply now.

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