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Senior QA Engineer

Job Title: Senior QA Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry:
IT
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH59908_1549446936
Contact Name: Luke Mitchell
Contact Email: l.mitchell@parity.net
Job Published: February 06, 2019 09:55

Job Description

Senior QA Engineer







Location: Manchester



Role Overview



As a member of the Marketplace & Insight team, you will play a key role in ensuring the quality of the companie's award winning products is second to none. You will join a team of highly regarded software engineers, all passionate about building great user experiences. You'll be supporting a number of award-winning products within an agile working environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding and fast-growing market leading company. You will receive full training and support to succeed in the role. Working hours are flexible. Responsibilities

  • Ensure that product development team produce high performing and stable products.
  • Evangelise the need for quality within the team to ensure all team members are considering quality at each stage of product design and development.
  • Ensure production code has been suitably unit tested, and sufficient automated testing exists.
  • Ensure production code has suitable end to end automated tests in place.
  • Perform manual testing when needed.
  • Ensure scalability and performance is considered and testing is in place.
  • Ensure data protection and security has been considered and relevant safeguards are in place.
  • Ensure sufficient monitoring/alerting of systems is in place to highlight problems proactively in the live environment.
  • Ensure any risks are identified and communicated within the team.


Essential Skills

  • Knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language
  • Ability to communicate to colleagues and customers of varying ages and backgrounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Logical thinker with good problem-solving skills
  • Must be proactive, self-motivated and accurate
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain a broad range of functional knowledge about the companie's platforms
  • Be able to work as part of a team, whilst also assuming responsibility for your own work
  • Adaptable and able to manage multiple ongoing tasks at any given time
  • Must be eager to understand new functionality, technologies and acquire new skills to enhance capability
  • Negative Testing experience
  • Being Enthusiastic, Confident, Positive and Proactive is a must
  • Pleasant and friendly manner with empathy for customers
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ambitious with an appetite to learn
  • Knowledge of Open Source testing tools such as Selenium


Desirable Skills

  • To understand software testing methodologies
  • Awareness or experience of automated test process's and functions
  • Experience of Cross browser & multiple device tests
  • Performance/Load Testing
  • Ability to analyse application and server logs to track defects/issues


Company Brief

The company develops online and showroom solutions that make vehicle selling easier for car dealers, vehicle buying easier for consumers and vehicle finance easier for all. They have been providing pioneering solutions since 2009 and have over 7000 connected dealers across the UK. Our high spec offices are located in Colwyn Bay and Manchester utilising cutting edge technology to achieve excellence.


Benefits & Rewards

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme with employer matched contributions up to 5%
  • Flexible working options
  • Market leading private healthcare
  • Choice of high spec laptop
  • 2 annual conferences (one UK based and one abroad)
  • Relaxed modern working environment in high spec offices
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Free parking
  • Free refreshments

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