Web Test Analyst (Urgent)

London (Greater)
£25k - £35k pa + Excellent
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our clients offices our based in London HQ, you'll be working across a range of internal and client projects - including a growing list of major UK and US brands. The QA team works autonomously, utilising common tools and techniques to find out what the development and project management teams may not before the end user does.

In the role, you will:
Work with developers and project management teams to produce testable features
Contribute to the release cycle by conducting testing on staging environments
Plan testing from early design and specification stages to ensure efficient development
Execute test cases, modify existing tests and record and document unplanned exploratory tests
Design and specify automated testing using suitable tools and manual scripting
Maintain JIRA and help to school other team members on defect etiquette
Produce reports and maintain document hygiene in our JIRA, WIKI and google documents
Show initiative and out of the box thinking when discussing and using new functionality
Support clients and BookingBug staff by training and sharing techniques and information

About You
The role requires the following skills and experience as a minimum:
Experience and understanding of development, programming and release cycles
Knowledge of web development (HTML, CSS, JS, and relevant frameworks)
Dedication to technical issues; solving (and creating) in creative ways
A tester's outlook on new functionality
Talent in translating code/ techspeak/ jargon into human readable instructions and vice versa
A self-starting attitude - able to work under your own steam without instruction
An excellent command of English language, especially written
Explicit experience with in depth software use (gaming/ hacking/ making)
Computer science fundamentals (progressing/ designing / building)
Bug tracking, version tracking, release tracking, tickets (JIRA, Git, Zendesk, etc.)
A confident, enthusiastic attitude and an understanding of and enthusiasm for, small company culture and dynamics
Serious about a career in Testing / QA

Desirable - knowledge or experience of:
JIRA, Cucumber, git, capybara, Ruby, selenium, jenkins, travis, html, css, linux, Zendesk, Angular
Test planning, automation, test reporting, test metrics, sprint management, exploratory testing, mobile testing, documentation

If this sounds like you we'd love to hear from you! We're based in Farringdon in a dynamic, fun office with a great start-up culture. Our team is very diverse, with backgrounds spanning from astrophysics to criminology and computer game design to music management, and we pride ourselves on our great working culture and offer all staff a host of extra perks and regular social activities. Apply now for more information!

IQ Tech are a specialist recruitment firm with a straight-talking approach and an impressive contacts book.

We are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy and are an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.
This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959436721