Lead QA

at WeSwap.com in London

WeSwap is the people’s currency exchange! We offer a peer to peer travel money platform enabling travellers to swap currencies directly with each other – avoiding banks and corporates allowing us to offer the best rates on travel money. We want our customers to ‘stress less and travel happy’ hence our mission is to help travellers everywhere swap and manage their currency in the cheapest, fairest, and most transparent way possible. We currently have around 300,000 users and have swapped £100 million since the start of our journey. WeSwap’s iOS and Android apps help customers to budget for their holidays and spend their travel money across the world from Australia to the USA. If you are looking for the rare opportunity to be part of an exciting fast paced, high growth, tech company then read on!

As a key member of the WeSwap Engineering team you will work with a talented and enthusiastic team to build exciting new products and features using cutting edge tech. You’ll get to work on new developments to our platform and features and you’ll have a direct influence on the tools and techniques the teams use.


  • Lead a team of in house and external QAs to deliver WeSwap’s various product strategies
  • Collaborate with the development and product teams to define, execute and report our test strategy
  • Report test covereage, required resources, test results & defects discovered
  • Implement and drive our automation strategy
  • Coach testers on industry best practices such as exploratory testing
  • Support teams with gathering relevant edge cases
  • Create Test Plans for each feature including; risk assessment, resource planning, scope of testing, measurement of progress etc
  • Bug triage process
  • Establish and maintain test strategy using best practices
  • Alignment of plan with stakeholders
  • Establish release process and champion continuous integration


  • Computer Science or related degree/education
  • 5+ years in QA, working in an Agile development environment
  • 2+ years experience in leading QA Teams
  • 2+ years experience in Test automation
  • Demonstrable understanding of testing in a micro-service architecture
  • Experience with common testing tools
  • Experience writing BDD frameworks
  • Experience in agile development environments

Above all..

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Adaptable to fast changing environment
  • Ability to work off own initiative
  • Ability to get things done at all costs

Benefits & other things to know…
We’re a start-up in an early growth phase. If you’re looking for trendy offices and breakout spaces, we’re not there yet. If, however, you want a massive challenge and a great opportunity to grow, then you could be a great fit. To cover the bases, here is some of what you can expect:

  • Ride to work scheme
  • Life assurance (4x salary)
  • 25 days’ holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Fruit deliveries twice a week
  • Child care vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Season ticket loan
  • Commission free currency exchange

Location: Kentish Town – London

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!

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Published at 09 Jan 2018
Expires on 09 Mar 2018

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