Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

QA Tester

£27,000 to £28,000 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Jan 16, 2019

Our client is a small, highly successful internet business, with a user base several million strong.  It has increased significantly in size almost every year in c.10 since it was founded and is now looking for an experienced QA Tester to strengthen its current testing team. You’ll be working closely with all areas of the business, be it the client, server or games.
 
Your responsibilities will include:
 
• Developing and maintenance of regression tests suites
• Working closely with the QA lead in the implementation of test strategies.
• Working alongside the client development team
• Identifying and reporting of product issues, with the verification of bug fixes and steps to reproduce
• Working with the rest of the Test team to complete larger tasks such as implementing new client features
• Monitoring active Jira boards covering each project
• Executing any test tickets in awaiting QA, along with transitioning them through different states
• Producing and maintaining test cases
• Working with external beta testing teams
• Giving feedback and views on the current beta builds out for testing
• Provision of bug reports on the latest test builds
 
You will need the following skills and experience:
 
• Proven ability and achievement in software testing and quality assurance
• Knowledge of software QA methodologies and processes
• Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
• Be familiar with the Agile/Scrum development methods
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders
 
Benefits:
 
• Competitive salary
• 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
• Company pension scheme
• Company bonus scheme
• Casual working environment
 
Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

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