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Senior QA Engineer
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Recruiter: Concentra
Listed on: 2nd August 2018
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 020818SQAE_expired
Contact Name: Concentra

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Role overview

Our Senior QA will work closely within a product development team to ensure that products are tested thoroughly; test cases, test results and defects are clearly documented and any risks or issues are reported to the project team. The successful candidate will become a lead figure within the QA capability, working within our QA team in order to maintain and implement both automated and manual test cases.

What you'll be doing


Implement automated tests using a variety of technologies.
Implement load and performance tests for our cloud-based products.
Work closely with PMO and our Head of QA to create and automate new test plans for new features.
Work along our DevOps team in order to maintain our CI/CD pipelines.


Become a central figure in leading and mentoring other QAs.
Own the testing architecture, driving design and achieving challenging objectives.
Potentially plan QA interaction with projects, and become part of the Quality Governance Board.

Personal growth

Prospect of becoming a Team Leader position for one of our automated technology stacks.
Manage up to 4 other QAs distributed across multiple projects.

What we look for


Detailed knowledge of modern testing life-cycles and approaches, especially TDD
Detailed knowledge on BDD-testing, particularly manual tests to Cucumber conversion
Comprehensive knowledge of the life cycle for a defect or change request
Knowledge of AWS stack deployment processes, and their interaction with various testing tools
Knowledge of data warehousing approaches (especially Kimble methodology) desirable is a bonus
Knowledge of the Microsoft stack/suites for database development and web applications development is a bonus


Minimum of 5 years solid QA testing experience
Automated development tests. JavaScript-based frameworks are desirable
Preparing and designing test plans and creating specifications from scratch
Identifying and writing clear and concise defect descriptions
Testing resource-intensive web applications
Developing API tests and converting them into Load Tests
Testing server less architecture SaaS applications and products
Data warehouse testing is a desirable
Testing Azure applications is desirable

Required technologies

JavaScript-based test frameworks
Cloud-based Load Testing (e.g. Artillery, Vegeta)
Docker, Kubernetes and AWS-based deployments
Scala and Mocha unit and integration tests

Desirable technologies

Azure Services
Azure Database stack (SSIS, Data Factory, SQL Database/Data Warehouse)


TypeScript/JavaScript test development
API Testing (Postman, etc)
Load Testing tools (JMeter, etc)

Desirable skills

.NET / C#

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