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Lead QA Tester

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Recruiter: OnBuy
Listed on: 5th November
Location: Remote or Hybrid (Office based in Bournemouth)
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £50,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

OnBuy have an exciting opportunity for a Lead QA Tester to join the team.

Who we are: 

Since being awarded as the 'Online Retailer of the Year' at the prestigious PC Retail awards 2021, we have gone on to raise £35 million in a Series A+ funding round and have quickly become recognised as being one of the fastest-growing eCommerce companies in the world. 

We are on a mission to provide ‘the most transparent and fair-trading platform' for sellers, and a place where buyers can easily find what they need, every day. What sets OnBuy apart from other marketplaces is that we don't compete with our sellers, we don't sell our own products and we don't have our own warehouses, which creates a more efficient business model that allows us to focus on the customer experience and helps us to reinforce trust in our sellers, and the platform itself. 

What you will do as a Lead QA Tester:

 You will ensure OnBuy platforms and systems are fully operational, secure, and compliant. Assess software quality through manual and automated testing. Create suitable Test Plans and Test Cases to access new and future development output, find and report bugs and specification non-conformance. Manage and support the day-to-day activities of a team of QA Testers, setting priorities and ensuring quality of output.

You will also ensure established QA practices are followed and QA processes are adhered too and improved as needed. This is an exciting new role within our rapidly growing QA team, the successful candidate will play a significant part in shaping how QA delivers within the wider Development Team, helping to develop people, processes, and QA initiatives.

What we're looking for as a Lead QA Tester:

We are looking for an experienced Lead QA Tester to assess software quality through manual and in the future, automated testing. You will be responsible for identifying and reporting bugs and non-conformance to specification. You will be responsible for managing a team of QA Testers, ensuring quality of output and that deadlines are met. You will work with QA and Development leadership to improve testing processes, to enable efficient development output that meets quality expectations.

  • Collaborating with the QA Team to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyse results
  • Evaluate deliverables according to specifications
  • Report bugs and issues to development teams
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Conduct Integration/Regression/post-release testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Provide Root Cause Analysis and ensure findings are effectively communicated
  • Support the progression of more junior members of the QA team

You should apply as a Lead QA Tester if you have:

  • An excellent understanding of software quality assurance and QA best practices
  • Expert knowledge of web and API testing
  • 5+ years' experience as a Quality Assurance Tester or similar role
  • 2+ years' experience in a Lead or Senior QA position
  • Proven leadership experience
  • A proven ability to lead, motivate and develop QA Testers
  • The ability to document and troubleshoot issues
  • Extensive knowledge of test management solutions
  • An analytical mind and problem-solving attitude
  • Strong organisational skills
  • ISTQB Foundation or higher
  • Experience testing eCommerce websites/platforms (Desirable)
  • Familiarity working within Agile Scrum
  • Mobile App testing experience

What you get in return as a Lead QA Tester:

  •  An inclusive, positive, and transparent company culture
  • A team of lovely people who want to see OnBuy and each other succeed
  • An employee share scheme - your chance to own a part of the world's fastest-growing marketplace
  • 25 days' annual leave (+ 8 bank holidays) which we encourage you to use
  • Remote working and flexitime so you can work in a way that suits you
  • Family-friendly policies to help you create your best work-life balance
  • Opportunities for career development and progression
  • An employee referral scheme to reward you for bringing even more talent on board
  • Newly refurbished offices with hot drinks and fresh fruit on the house
  • And a casual dress code.; wear what you're comfortable in!

Contract: Full-time/Monday - Friday (+Open to Flexible Working) 

To submit your CV for this exciting Lead QA Tester opportunity, please press ‘Apply' now. 

Contact Name: OnBuy
Reference: TJ/10200/23655925
Job ID: 3001460

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