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QA Engineer (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

Venntro is looking for an experienced QA engineer to join a team of highly skilled and technical QA engineers on a 12 month fixed term contract (ie/ maternity cover).

The role provides an opportunity to work in a fun, modern and fast paced environment where the results will be measurable and visible to the whole team and business. The role is diverse and multi-skilled, exposing the engineer to the latest web technologies and an evolving mobile platform. The QA engineer will be deeply involved in all testing related activities and will be expected to work with limited supervision. This role will challenge a good candidate to apply and develop their skills, encouraging them to suggest incremental improvements to our processes. More importantly they will own the testing function within their Scrum team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Commit to testing activities in a Sprint by reviewing of stories, estimating, planning and setting up tests
  • Lead the QA activities in Sprints
  • Testing assigned stories on features and fixes, including cross browser testing
  • Participating in Stand-ups, Sprint planning and Retrospectives
  • Liaising with the product owner, developers and customer representatives for clarity on stories, acceptance criteria and testing scope
  • Suggesting QA process and technical improvements

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Agile QA practices and processes
  • Ability to direct in-sprint testing with little supervision
  • Anticipate risks and issues, flagging them ahead of time
  • Experience working within a multi-functional team
  • Ability to advocate a QA conscious approach to development from all team members
  • Apply risk-based testing approach
  • Familiarity with git and GitHub
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK 
  • Bonus points if you have knowledge of test automation scripting languages, preferably Ruby or any other object oriented language, using Cucumber/BDD

Salary: 

This is a 12 month fixed term contract with a salary range of £40,000-£45,000 per annum.

Location: 

Windsor, Berkshire

Hours of work: 

Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm but we do offer flexible working pattern.

About us:

Our development team at Venntro powers the technology behind one of the world's leading social discovery and online dating companies. Our products cater to a diverse range of lifestyles and interests and currently have more than 60 million registrations worldwide. 

We have development offices in London and Windsor and offer our team great working conditions. We encourage our team to find opportunities to grow, attend meet-ups/conferences and foster innovation with regular hack days. We advocate a healthy work life balance, offering flexible working patterns, free snacks and drinks, private health cover and a great pension scheme.

To find out more about our development team visit http://dev.venntro.com.

http://www.venntro.com

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