QA and Test Automation Engineer

at Huddle in London

Huddle is the enterprise content collaboration company that helps organizations across the globe to collaborate intelligently. Huddle’s intelligent collaboration platform is revolutionizing enterprise content management by enabling organizations to store, discover, share and work on content with others securely in the cloud. Its patent-pending intelligent technology locates and recommends valuable information to users, with no need for search. Co-headquartered in London and San Francisco and with offices in New York City, Huddle’s customers include 80 percent of Fortune 500 and 80 percent of UK central government, and companies such as Diageo, Kia Motors and PwC. The company is privately held and backed by venture capital firms DAG Ventures, Eden Ventures, Matrix Partners and Jafco Ventures.

The position

Well funded and growing quickly, Huddle is looking for a talented, motivated and dedicated Quality Assurance and Test Automation Engineer to join our exceptional team at our HQ near Shoreditch. Reporting to the QA Manager, this position has the following responsibilities:


■Working as a member of a cross functional team comprised of C# Developers, UI Developers and QA Engineers to build quality in the product
■Designing test cases, both manual and automated, to cover new functionality being developed
■Creating, reviewing and maintaining robust automation tests
■Coordinating the execution of manual and automated regression testing
■Reporting and managing defects through to successful resolution
■Improving the maturity of the team’s quality assurance tools and processes
■Contributing product ideas and working with the Product Team to help refine requirements

Required experience and qualifications

■Commercial experience working with Scrum, XP or a similar Agile methodology
■An understanding of Test Driven Development and/or Business Driven Development
■A proven track record testing the user interface and deeper layers of the application
■A good understanding of what API /API testing is
■Experience in test automation for web applications using Selenium RC/ WebDriver or a similar framework, as well as cross-browser testing
■Experience of mobile testing (IOS/ android) and mobile automation is desirable
■A basic understanding of object-oriented programming principles and the ability to write simple code in at least one OO language, such as Java or C#
■A good understanding of relational databases, and experience writing SQL queries and insert/update statements
■Experience collaborating with programmers and business experts
■A genuine passion for ‘web 2.0’ in general; and elegance, usability and quality standards in particular
■Knowledge of at least one scripting language would be a bonus

About you

■You are a detail oriented QA professional who is passionate about great software as well as comfortable with system-level thinking, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities and deliver successfully in a collaborative environment
■Your aim will be to work in a fast-paced start-up environment and share in the excitement of growing a global online business
■You will share the values associated with Agile software development
■You will be enthusiastic, driven, dedicated and motivated by constant improvement
■You will have strong communication skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships
■You will be legally entitled to work in the UK

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Published at 02 Aug 2012
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