Developer in Test - Rapidly growing startup!

at Tempo in London

(₤40000 - ₤50000 per year)

Tempo is an intelligent, video-based hiring platform transforming the way that people find work.

Since launch in May 2017 we’ve worked with more than 750 companies, including the likes of Uber, Monzo and Boston Consulting Group, closed £1.5m in funding, been featured in the Startups100, Forbes and The Sunday Times and the team has grown from three to twenty people.

It’s been a busy year, to say the least, but this is just the start!

We’re now looking for a talented developer in test to oversee, champion and embed QA as an integral part of our product and engineering workflow.

This will be the first role of its kind here and offers a unique opportunity for someone interested in a role with both hands-on and strategic elements. This position will provide a variety of exciting challenges, and two main responsibilities will be to:

1) Ensure we build and deliver a product to the highest quality standards
• Responsible for the hands-on QA component of our product build and release process
• Attending product & engineering sprint planning, and proactively helping engineers in planning their tests and work
• Developing of a deep personal understanding of our product and customers
• Working with product to ensure great quality user stories and ensure these have appropriate test coverage

2) Develop the infrastructure of QA
• Automating and bringing in systems to create efficiency and remove arduous, repeatable testing processes
• Evaluating and adopting third party services and tools as required
• Documenting & standardising our QA process
• Work with engineering to develop appropriate build facilities for testing
• Building a culture and understanding of testing within the business, and holding team members accountable for their work

For context, our current tech stack is JS, React, Redux, Mongo. We are happy for the person who fills this role to assess and choose the most appropriate tools for the job.


You’re a self-directed, motivated and dynamic individual looking for a role where you can make a significant impact. We’re specifically looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

• Experience as part of a development team using automated testing processes in a real business environment
• Ability to think outside the box, to find creative solutions which support the team
• Meticulous attention to detail - and pro-active drive to look for perfection in what we produce
• Experience working in agile teams, ideally in startups
• Strong desire to take responsibility for the quality of the product, and ability to defend it where necessary
• Excellent English and communication skills (written and verbal)

What’s in it for you?

• Share options
• Unlimited holiday
• Flexible working hours
• Pension
• Regular team lunches
• After work drinks
• Mystery box. All will be revealed..!
• Working with a fun, smart team
• Ping pong table – of course

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Published at 14 Dec 2018
Expires on 14 Feb 2019

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