Graduate Engineering role

12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About Perlego:

Billed as the ‘Spotify for Textbooks’, Perlego is a learning eBook subscription that gives users unlimited access to over 200,000+ professional and academic titles, for less than the price of a single book.
Our mission is to make education content more accessible and affordable and become the ‘world’s online learning library’ – a simple space where one can learn from the world’s professional and academic content.

About the Role

Perlego is seeking a recent graduate to be trained as a QA Engineer to produce test plans, tests cases and automated tests working with our agile developers in our path to continuous delivery. The role will primarily involve planning and creating test cases, writing automated acceptance tests, and co-orindating with developers to produce an effective quality control measures for our engineering team.
You will be expected to be a knowledgeable team player taking on a variety of test activities in our IT team whilst promoting agile testing best practices.

Key responsibilities:

-Planning and documenting test cases in conjunction with the product owner and development team.
-Producing automated acceptance tests for Web Applications using Selenium & WebDriverIO.
-Producing automated tests of APIs using appropriate tooling.
-Co-ordinating with the development team to create and run acceptance tests within the sprint.
-Manual / Exploratory testing of areas without automated coverage.
-Provide guidance and promotion of QA best practices, TDD and BDD within the development team.
-Identification and documentation of defects.
-Collect quality data and monitor team quality metrics.

Potential Experience that could be os use:

-Experience writing automated acceptance tests using Selenium / WebDriverIO for Web Applications.
-Experience testing working with developers within an Agile (Scrum) environment.
-Understanding of testing best practices (TDD,BDD) and ability to promote them throughout the company.
-Understanding of web applications, API’s and test approaches for them.
-Understanding of mobile applications and test approaches for them.
-Familiarity with Javascript and databases (SQL/NoSQL)

Ideal Skills:
Technical skills in: Test Automation (Selenium & WebDriverIO)
Other: Test planning, Test documentation, Agile Scrum, Team player
Additional valuable skills: Cucumber, Gherkin, Postman, Appium, Jest, Browserstack, MYSQL, AWS, Penetration Testing, OWASP familiarity. Python

What’s in it for you?

At Perlego we offer a fantastic workplace at the heart of Central London – in the WeWork offices in Holborn – with all the perks you’d expect from the location. We offer a competitive salary, a personal development budget, flexible work hours and the opportunity to design the way millions of students will read and learn.

We got rid of classical management hierarchies and, instead, distributed authority among all colleagues. We foster a unique company culture championing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication and mutual support. Not only do we want you to grow into the role of Digital Designer, but we want this role to grow with you.

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