Software Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Golden Charter
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 22/06/2020
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Job Description

Software Quality Assurance Engineer (12 month maternity cover)

We have an excellent opportunity for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Product & Innovation digital development team on a 12-month maternity cover, full time basis, 35 hours per week.

It is an exciting time for our digital development team who are currently going through a period of growth. The team work across a range of new product and services for Golden Charter and its UK network of independent funeral directors. This is a relatively new space for digital technology and, as a result, we are in a domain which encourages new, innovative solutions.


    • Work with team to ensure quality of new and existing applications in a CI/CD environment.
    • Perform functional testing either manually or using appropriate tools.
    • Perform regression testing.
    • Identify, record, document and track defects.
    • Participate in release testing.
    • Participate in and provide input during QA process improvement initiatives.
    • Use of cross browser testing web-based applications: front-end, back-end and E2E — from manual, exploratory techniques, regression coverage.
    • Effectively collaborate with the QA Engineer on testing strategies.

Essential criteria:

    • Proven relevant experience of testing web-based applications: Front-end, Back-end / E2E, Cross-Browser
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Analytical and problem solving aptitude
    • Strong organisation skills

Desirable criteria:

    • Experience using Agile / Lean development principles
    • Educated to degree level or equivalent
    • Experience using Selenium, Gherkin, Cucumber QA tools

In return, you will receive:

  • 6% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Holiday buy/sell scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Enhanced family friendly leave and pay policies
    • Access to a retail discount website
    • Onsite masseuse

We may bring the vacancy closing date forward depending on the response rate to this advert