Lead QA Engineer – Simply Business – Moorgate, London
Voted ‘Best Company to Work for 2015’ by Sunday Times
If you’re smart, passionate about technology and enjoy solving complex challenges then you should apply to join our best-in-class tech team.
We believe that people are our most important asset and one worth protecting. As such, we’re known for creating an enviable working culture to keep our employees smiling on a day to day basis. We offer things such as flexible hours, remote working, regular team/social events and the freedom to work on projects of individual interest to name just a few.
In fact, our impressive working culture has recently earned us1st place winners in the? Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work for 2015’?
What you’ll be doing
You will come in as the most senior QA person in the team, and you will be tasked with leading and growing a best-in-class QA team and approach
Suggesting and implementing new tools, technologies and processes to help take the QA function to a whole new level
Developing on our existing automated test suite and advising on best practices
Collaborating with the Development team to help reach QA goals
Working with product owners to define business rules to support Behaviour Driven Development
Mentoring a strong QA team to develop their skills and ability
We’re looking for someone who is…
Passionate about software development
Able to solve and communicate technical concepts
Comfortable pairing with developers to implement unit, integration and functional tests
Able to work with product owners to clarify business rules and build automated tests that demonstrate these (using BDD tools)
Familiar with Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery and how QA teams can support this
Thrives working in a collaborative agile environment
What we can offer
An award winning culture – 1st place ranking in the ‘Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work for 2015’
A ‘pick & mix’ benefits package consisting of Gym membership, Private medical care, Dental cover, Extra holidays
Life insurance, pension scheme & childcare vouchers
Money back on daily well-being costs (massage, contact lenses etc)
A fun & social working environment
The opportunity to work with a best-in-class team who are at the forefront of tech providing thought leadership and hosting meetup groups in our office and presenting talks on the subject
A blank canvas for you to come in as the company’s most senior QA person and set the automation strategy for all of our future testing efforts
The near-annual company trip abroad (paid for!) – We’ve been Brussels two years running and Barcelona is the plan for 2016!
Career development – we look to fund relevant training courses and conferences
Free daily breakfast, snacks & hot & cold drinks
Flexible working hours and a flexible policy on working from home
Awards and Achievements
Winner (1st place ranking) in ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work for 2015’ – Sunday Times
3 Star (highest) accreditation in “Best Small Companies to Work for” – Best Companies Ltd 2014 & 2015
Business Intelligence Project of the Year – Data, Analytics and Technology Awards 2015
‘Customer Experience Team of the Year’- National Quality & Customer Experience Awards 2015
Best Use of Audience Insight – Digi Awards
Use of Organic Search (SEO) Dadi Awards
Accredited “Geared for Giving employer – outstanding contributions to charity
Most Agile Aware Organisation Award – Agile Awards
Best Use of Mobile Technology Award – Technology in Insurance Awards
Named in the “Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA”
Based Moorgate, London. This role is urgent, and we are conducting interviews ASAP. Please apply immediately.
Due to the volume of applications received across the entire business, we regret to inform that we cannot respond to each individual applicant with individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days, then please assume you have been unsucessful.