QA Manual Test Engineer at MyTutor, United Kingdom, 3 Months, £Freelance Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • UK
  • Sep 04, 2020
up to 6 Months

Contract Description


We’re looking for an excited freelance QA manual test engineer, who enjoys breaking digital products and doesn’t mind taking on a variety of release quality challenges.

Ideally, you’ll be experienced in working closely with other developers, QA and product people. You’ll want to work in a collaborative working environment where ideas can be aired, differing opinions experimented with and sensible solutions chosen.


Engagement Objective (3-months)
We are looking for someone to ensure the quality of our releases as we are transitioning to an automated process.


Note that the candidate should own and want to work on his own equipment/devices.

Skills/qualifications you may already have

  • Practical experience in structured manual testing - designing, writing (in common language) and executing tests
  • Experience in testing mobile and web-based applications
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment using Scrum/Kanban
  • Excellent communication skills and a enjoys being part of a team
  • Experience with SQL is a plus


  • Expand and maintain the existing manual testing suite
  • Execute manual tests whenever required, primarily before releases
  • Manage releases schedule and on-the-day comms
  • Work closely with our test automation engineer to document the system
  • Work with product on feature acceptance criteria
  • Research and implement new ways of maintaining the manual test suite
  • Contribute constructively in improving agile practices


  • Work in an always learning organisation
  • Helping to improve the educational outcomes of thousands of young people
  • Opportunity to work autonomously and make use of your creative flair
  • Work from home


More On MyTutor


MyTutor is the UK’s leading online platform for one-to-one learning to empower every pupil with the expertise they need to reach their potential. Through our highly-engaged tutor community and smart, interactive Online Lesson Space, we envision a future where every student can access high-quality one-to-one support.

With the growing demand for personalised education, tutoring is a £2bn market in the UK alone. MyTutor is one of the fastest-growing and best-funded EdTech businesses in Europe. To date, we’ve worked with over 400+ state schools - and run 40000+ sessions with disadvantaged pupils who get their tuition-free via school, and 250,000 lessons with families across the UK and the world. We’re an exciting, fast-growing startup business with a friendly team of over 30 based in the City.


What We’re Building


We’ve handpicked the best tutors from across the UK and built the world’s most advanced online learning space to empower schools, universities and parents to give every student access to the one-to-one support they deserve. We harness our tutor’s recent experience, subject passion, and up-to-date academic knowledge to inspire secondary school pupils and help them achieve better results.

Our use of data, including a matching algorithms, helps us to optimise matches based on personality, aspirations and areas of expertise. Our fast-growing relationships with secondary schools across the UK are enabling us to build a trusted brand that parents can depend on.


Note to recruitment agencies


MyTutor does not accept speculative resumes from recruitment agencies that are not already working with us. Any unsolicited resumes sent to us will be treated as property of MyTutor, and any attached terms and conditions associated with these CV's will be null and void.