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Senior QA Engineer

Location: Leeds or Hybrid

Want to deliver tech with purpose, with people who care?
Join us in our mission to create solutions that help keep children safe online.

What’s the opportunity?

Our team in Leeds are rolling out multiple new products and features. We need a strong Senior QA Engineer, with experience with automation testing, to join our team of dedicated Test Engineers. We need someone to help support our test automation, DevOps process, and development projects. As part of our engineering team, you’ll play a key role in supporting our mission of creating safe online environments in which children can thrive. You’ll work in a team of developers and a product owner to help produce and improve quality software.

A daily part of your role will be to work closely with the developers to test new features and assist in rolling these out into production. It is an automation testing role, so you will heavily use Javascript and/or Typescript and interact with APIs, relational and non-relational databases.

You won’t be bored and you’ll know that your work is truly important for keeping our wheels turning. You’ll be working across a hybrid delivery model on exciting projects that make a real life impact on our children’s digital journeys.

What will you be doing?

You’ll work as an Automation Tester within an Azure Cloud Environment.
You’ll manage & support creating automated tests for User Stories.
Creating Automation tests within Gauge with Taiko for front end automation.
Creating API and database automation tests using Gauge and related Node packages.
Working within a development team using an Agile Process which includes taking part in the Agile ceremonies such as daily stand ups, refinement sessions, planning & retrospectives.
You’ll be part of a larger testing team working remotely but with the option to work from the Leeds office.

Who are we?

As the education market leader, Smoothwall provides cutting edge, on premise and cloud-based technology for UK schools to keep their students safe online. We exist to protect and support every child’s digital journey by leveraging industry-leading technology to protect 18,000 schools and close to 10 million students worldwide. With our UK head office in Leeds, our parent company, Family Zone Cyber Safety is headquartered in Australia, with operations throughout the US and New Zealand. We’ve grown fast and employ over 350 people. We’re all proud of our incredible journey so far …and the best is yet to come. That’s where you come in!

What will you bring?

You’ll have exceptional experience as an Automation Tester, specifically API, database and UI testing.
You’ll be able to demonstrate good skills and experience in Javascript/Typescript
You’ll have great experience working within an agile development process
You’ll have an understanding of Cloud technologies
Ideally experience testing Microservices
Ideally have some experience with non-functional testing
Ideally some experience with Taiko and Gauge but not essential

Why choose Smoothwall?

In this role, you can expect:
Hybrid working
The opportunity to work with the latest tools and technologies
Competitive salary, including company shares
Private health insurance
Yearly training budget
We are proud of our company culture and values which we embody on a daily basis – what do you want to achieve when you pass through those doors every morning?
More importantly, you’ll:
Deliver tech with purpose…

As part of our Engineering team, your work truly matters. Your contribution will enable our team members to deliver real-world results for children, their families and the wider community.

Working with people who care…

You’ll work among a close-knit team of like-minded professionals who share your passion for doing a great job and helping others. Your colleagues will be quality-focused, detail-oriented and honest team players. And they’ll expect the same of you.

Through work that you love…

Every day in our business brings exciting, important challenges. In addition to your day-to-day responsibilities, we’ll be counting on you to constantly think outside the box and always have quality at the forefront of what you do.
Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Sound like you?

Tell us about yourself. Send you CV and covering letter to:

Site URL: https://www.smoothwall.com/education | Locale is :

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