QA Tester at Waracle, Edinburgh, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Edinburgh, GB
  • Nov 08, 2019
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Waracle is looking for a contract software testing professional to be part of our team in Edinburgh. You'll be working with a team of highly skilled coders on a Fintech based project. Do you have experience of testing mobile and web based projects? Do you have test automation experience in web, mobile and the API layer? Do you enjoy breaking software in a creative way and enjoy working in a dynamic and multi-project environment? THE ROLE Our Quality Assurance Testers have a passion for software quality from the requirements gathering stage through to delivery and beyond and with that have a fine eye for detail. Working with clients you will gather their requirements and have an ability to understand clients goals and needs and to ensure that the software delivers on those. Having a perspective on software quality beyond functionality, taking into account the end user experience to help protect the Client within a regulated industry and experience of working closely with a team of developers to deliver. You would also write acceptance tests and product test suites. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Mobile platform: ensure identification, coverage and exploration of platform-specific/niche use cases Automation: Improving test automation coverage for mobile apps Test packs: able to create or contribute to existing test packs Communication: Enthusiast, advocate, patient, collaborator, influencer, nurturer Ticket hygiene champion: next level attention to detail and clear comms in tickets Time Management: Be able to keep track of testing deadlines across projects to ensure on-time, quality delivery. Have experience of testing feature work in sprints in Agile projects. Understanding of API testing, and able to work from API contracts/ Swagger docs. Experience of using Postman. Awareness of full stack client server technologies and cloud (ideally AWS) implementations Basic coding ability - JS/node/python Experience of UI/UX testing on desktop and mobile THE TEAM Waracle is an unconventional company - we like to think out of the box and we want staff who do too. If you're successful in your application you can expect: To work on some of the most innovative Digital projects. A relaxed working environment A friendly team Innovation and entrepreneurship - we launch startups and incubate them around Waracle Innovation in training - we've launched our own Digital Academy to share our knowledge and grow our team Our clients, development projects and staff are very diverse. The digital innovation projects move fast and continually push the boundaries of what can be achieved with mobile app development and IoT strategy. We've a strong ethos to learning and working together, we've no doubt you'll feel part of an energetic and quirky team.