Mobile QA Engineer at Lyst, London, 3 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Mar 31, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Lyst is a search and discovery platform which connects millions of shoppers globally with the world's leading fashion designers and stores, giving them a simpler, more engaging buying experience. We work in small, self-managing, autonomous teams with end-to-end responsibility for a specific customer-focused project. This structure brings together Lysters from all the disciplines that are needed to deliver the squad's goals. We reward these squads for the impact they make and value the innovative approaches that autonomy and alignment can bring. We hire great people and get out of their way.

We 're looking for an QA Engineer to join us for a 3-month duration (with the possibility to extend) and help Lyst build and grow our product. You will work closely with our current engineers, designers, growth and product managers to develop new product features and help us execute our product strategy. You will be working within our App Tribe in one of the mission based squads.

The role will be to help perform feature, regression and exploratory testing working with your fellow QA engineers to divide workload. You will also write (code) UI Automation test scripts with the support of Mobile and Backend engineers. Together with Product Managers you will help with bug prioritisation / triage and requirement checking.

Our goal is to build on the success of the App as a focus for the business for customers to find and buy fashion from our partners through a seamless, end-to-end experience. You will be working as part of a cross functional team to build a mobile platform that leverages our extensive data sets and provide an immersive and engaging user experience.

We believe QA to be an important part of cross discipline teams.


  • Experience with UI automation testing on any mobile platform
  • Exposure to Agile testing experience
  • Charles Proxy / Postman
  • Experience with tools like JIRA
  • Experience of the test lifecycle including test plans and test cases
  • Mobile app testing e.g. iOS or Android
  • (nice to have) Some exposure experience of API Testing
  • (nice to have) Experience using XCUITest for iOS or Espresso for Android

Things that matter to us:

  • You are curious at heart and like to take ownership of something to make it better
  • You are detail oriented
  • You are a team player and communicate with your peers and other stakeholders in the company on a day to day basis
  • Being confronted with a difficult or strange problem makes you feel like a detective that wants to crack the mystery
  • Sense of ownership over products, features and services the team looks after
  • You have experience iterating & refactoring existing code as well as writing new code
  • You have experience building for fault tolerance


We encourage candidates to apply even if they don't meet all the criteria above.

Lyst is committed to creating an inclusive environment and building up diverse teams. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.