QA Engineer

at Simplify Digital in London

(₤35000 - ₤40000 per year)

A bit about who we are…
We are a fast growing technology business who develop deal comparison SaaS for our own branded retail business (Simplifydigital) and numerous other blue-chip clients across Europe, including: Carphone Warehouse, Sky, TalkTalk, MSN, Comparethemarket, DMGT, Numericable and the Guardian Media Group.

The business was founded in 2007 and we currently focus on TV, broadband and home phone price comparisons, however we are in the process of expanding into energy and mobile phone comparison.

It remains privately owned, and was named as one of Europe’s fastest growing technology businesses in the 2013 GP Bullhound Media Momentum Awards; the 2013 Sunday Times Tech Track 100; and the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards.

A bit about who we are looking for…
The QA Engineer position is a key new role at Simplifydigital and will report initially to the Head of Production. The ideal candidate will come from a web automation testing background using Selenium. Mobile automation using Calabash or Cucumber would be highly desirable.

A bit about what you may be doing…

  • Working closely with the Agile scrum teams in testing our full suite of SaaS products
  • Contributing to the wider business by developing new testing strategies and suggesting improvements to the process

You will ideally have experience in…

  • Manual web/ecommerce testing experience
  • Experience writing black box and GUI test cases, designing tests to mitigate risks, and helping business experts define requirements.
  • Experience collaborating with programmers and business experts
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a close team.
  • Degree in a technical discipline like Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, etc
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment (SCRUM/XP/lean)
  • Experience creating acceptance tests by collaborating with business experts
  • Automated web testing using Selenium WebDriver or similar (Windmill, WatiN)

Benefits of working with us…

  • Cool offices by the river in Hammersmith
  • 25 days holiday, increasing by one day for every year of service (up to 30 days)
  • Annual bonus
  • Fair and flexible work arrangements wherever possible, including working from home, job sharing, flexible shifts and time in lieu. Normal working hours are 9am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch
  • Free fruit, coffee, tea and milk delivered regularly
  • Several team events during the year including a legendary Christmas party
  • Casual dress – no suits!
  • Subsidised gym membership with Virgin Active
  • Regular broadband, TV and phone staff offers
  • And much more…

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Published at 10 Apr 2015
Expires on 30 Apr 2015

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