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Senior/Lead QA Engineer

Bristol, United Kingdom

10 June, 2021

Compensation

£40K - 55K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Selenium
  • Swagger
  • Testing
  • integration testing
  • test automation
  • unit testing
  • unittest
  • manual testing
  • Stress-testing
  • functional testing
  • automated testing
  • api testing
  • unit test
  • gatling
  • quality assurance

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Lots of perks
  • Life assurance
  • Conferences
Grow into becoming Lead QA Engineer, improve testing methodology, and help implement automated testing.

Role overview

Cloud8 - the fintech SaaS provider - is hiring a QA Engineer to test its web application product, to improve testing methodology, and to help implement automated testing.

We're open to this being your first lead role, awarding projects that build upon your strengths while you grow into things in a structured way. 

We're seeking a skilled and motivated person to fulfill software quality assurance at Cloud8 as we take our established and highly successful product to the next stage. You'll be mentoring a less-experienced colleague on all aspects of testing and good practice. At Cloud8 you'll always have a voice and your perspectives will be valued. We're scaling up and have moved to the cloud – this is an opportunity to stretch your skills in a fast-paced, flexible and happy working environment.

You'll collaborate with experienced members of our team to deliver verified solutions to the employee benefits sector, contributing to software quality decisions from planning to release. At Cloud8 you'll always have a voice and your perspectives will be valued.

You will be challenged and supported as you make a well-rounded contribution to every part of our software lifecycle . You’ll combine your expertise with your curiosity and willingness to learn things, helping us continually release high quality software. You’ll work hard but get a lot of satisfaction and have a great time with a great team.


Example deliverables

  • Incremental improvements to quality processes throughout the team and the development lifecycle
  • Improving team productivity by helping catch bugs and issues early
  • Consistent improvement of our automated testing suites, including managing outsource partners, if we engage them for setup and implementation
  • Maintaining a fully documented whole system test suite


We're looking for

  • Someone ready to be - or grow into becoming - our lead on QA
  • A collaborative mindset who will work closely with developers, product owners, etc. to ensure quality is 'baked in' to every part of the software development life cycle
  • Proven skills in testing a sophisticated web application; functional, integration, regression and performance testing
  • A willingness to roll up your sleeves, and do effective testing
  • A positive advocate for quality, and upholding quality standards
  • Attentive to security and data integrity measures
  • Familiarity with automated testing at a variety of levels (e.g. UI, API, unit, load, performance) and enthusiasm to learn more
  • Proficient knowledge and experience of working with Selenium (or similar)
  • Proven experience of working with issue tracking software
  • Ability to prioritise and progress testing across multiple workstreams
  • Ability, and desire, to learn and embrace new skills


Current ecosystem - we'll welcome your influence 

Selenium | PHPUnit | Swagger Inspector | Gatling


Salary and benefits

  • £40,000 - £55,000+ we're keeping an open mind
  • ISTQB, or similar, certifications
  • Encouraged to attend relevant conferences, meetups and industry events
  • Flexible working, tell us what you need
  • 27 days’ annual leave, plus your birthday off
  • On joining: three x life assurance| free parking (site selected) | unique employee-only deals from 5,700 retailers, including shopping discounts and reduced cinema tickets | free fruit, tea and coffee | free on-site gym
  • After probation: a benefits fund to spend on benefits of your choice | Group Income Protection | employee assistance programme | pension scheme with a 3% employer match | voluntary benefits, including a cycle to work scheme and give as you earn


About us

Cloud8's mission is to give access to digital benefits for a million people within three years. Our technical team has an engineering culture. More broadly, we take a user-centred view, building a product that is a pleasure to use and makes people's lives easier and better. Joining as our primary QA person, this is an opportunity to get involved early in the life cycle, by attending design discussions and standups, helping us achieve the quality standards we need. We look forward to exploring how we may shape a role to build upon your strengths and interests.

Location: North Bristol (BS35), at the office two days a week, or more, plus remote and flexible working

Timing: joining immediately, or any time before July

Cloud8

  • 10-49

Cloud8 is a FinTech company on a mission to give access to digital benefits for a million people within three years. Life is moving fast at Cloud8, especially when it comes to turning tech ideas into working software. So, if you’re a developer or engineer looking for more engaging, more rewarding work, don’t wait for a live vacancy to get in touch. Our existing tech is constantly being updated and improved; and there are plenty of engaging new projects in the pipeline. It’s a chance to work in a startup culture, but with the backing of an experienced, stable business. Yes, we’re exploring new possibilities but because we know our industry inside-out, you’ll always be working with a clear sense of direction. It might be that you have the skills to slot into one of our project teams straight away. Or, you could have that something different on your CV to inspire a whole new direction for us. It won’t be the first time we’ve built a new role around a particular person. We’d love to hear from people at all levels. If you’re new to the profession, you’ll need an enquiring mind and a ‘what-next attitude. If you’re a lead, you’ll bring us a willingness to share your knowledge coupled with creativity and commercial awareness. Beyond that, your CV could include any of the following: Testing / Support/helpdesk / Engineering / Development PHP5+ / LAMP stack architecture / MySQL / Linux / Apache / PHP frameworks / Web API development / HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / Agile Scrum / Kanban / Selenium / Codebase

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Compensation

£40K - 55K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Selenium
  • Swagger
  • Testing
  • integration testing
  • test automation
  • unit testing
  • unittest
  • manual testing
  • Stress-testing
  • functional testing
  • automated testing
  • api testing
  • unit test
  • gatling
  • quality assurance

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Lots of perks
  • Life assurance
  • Conferences

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