Salary Range: £24,250 – £30,000

We’re looking for a talented Mid-Level Quality Assurance / Test Engineer to join us in creating apps, online services and business-critical systems for organisations across the country. You will work on a range of exciting and life-changing digital projects, examples of some of the projects we have already worked on include;

  • Apps to make sex workers safer
  • Web-based platforms to help the community access underutilized resources like transport and venues
  • Apps that help prevent trips and falls for older people
  • Platforms to help businesses and investors measure their impact on society
  • Apps that make it easy to donate unwanted goods to charity

….and so much more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the definition and execution of the test approach for a product
  • Creating & translating acceptance criteria into acceptance tests to verify functional and non-functional requirements
  • Liaising effectively with other disciplines including developers, designers and project managers
  • Executing tests through a variety of techniques to validate requirements and ensure our work meets the highest standards for each release
  • Performing cross browser and device compatibility testing
  • Creating and prioritising test cases for regression and automation
  • Making sure our products are accessible
  • Raising and prioritising issues for bug tracking
  • Supporting our clients during the sign off and UAT phases
  • Contributing to discussions on process and procedural improvements

Skills & Experience

  • Testing of websites and apps, ideally in an agile agency environment
  • Highly proficient in conducting web based testing with an eye for detail 
  • Working knowledge and experience of test processes and methodologies including defect management tools (preferably including JIRA)
  • Ability to understand business requirements and design documents to provide meaningful feedback
  • Knowledge of automated testing and helping integrate testing into the delivery process
  • Technical knowledge to work efficiently with a technical team and ‘translate’ between technical and non-technical language
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and coordinate activities on multiple concurrent projects

Benefits

Our bright and airy offices are right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter within easy walking distance of all major train, tram and bus stations. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and give you the choice to work on either a Mac or a PC.

There are other great benefits you will have access to such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities to work from home
  • 28 days holiday and the ability to purchase up to 5 more days through a salary sacrifice scheme
  • Paid sick, emergency and compassionate leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme and other salary sacrifice schemes providing tax efficient ways to pay for parking, gym memberships and more…
  • Paid volunteering leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to training, materials and the ability to attend conferences and networking events where relevant
  • A staff perks package offering free mobile phone insurance and money off high street and online shopping, technology, motoring, travel, food, experiences and popular attractions

Meet the team

Meet our QA team