Remote Contract (UK candidates only) - 6-month contract
Elsewhen is a London-based consultancy designing digital products & services for the likes of Spotify, Inmarsat, and Zego. Over the past nine years, Elsewhen has created an impactful, driven, open, and friendly working environment. We value outcomes over hours and agility over rigid processes.
We know that diversity of thought, background, and perspective makes for more substantial teams and better technology.
Regardless of culture, appearance, or perspective, everyone is welcome in our teams and workplaces, encouraging individuality. We are a company where people are empowered to challenge convention, grow their ideas and make the best work of their lives.
About the role and the project
We’re looking for a Developer-in-Test to work across testing of responsive React websites and APIs, making sure the quality of our work is of the highest standard. You will be identifying and prioritising issues as well creating reports. You will work both on manual testing but also automation to ensure full test coverage enabling the team to deliver on client specifications with confidence.
The project revolves around a campaign cost estimation tool that helps with decision-making for advertising agencies. It's a very data-oriented platform that uses terabytes of data from different sources through ETL pipelines and aggregates/transforms them to a Bigquery database, where all the information gets surfaced via FLASK to a very dynamic visually rich dashboard, which is made in react and typescript.
Knowledge and Skills
Typescript focused SDET with strong API and UI testing using Cypress
Familiarity with unit test framework, Jest, and Vitest
Experience of working in an Agile development environment
Experience with Git and Github, or equivalent, for CI/CD
Experience in managing and tracking defect workflows
Experienced in fast paced settings, collaborating with cross functional teams and ensuring consistent quality standards
A proactive, practical and diplomatic approach
Writing and maintaining test plans, test strategies and associating test documentation like test coverage
Writing and maintaining comprehensive end-to-end tests using Cypress, encompassing both UI and API components
Adopt a 'shift-left' strategy, emphasizing the importance of early-stage testing in the development lifecycle.
Participate fully in the bug detection and resolution process, adhering to best practices throughout.
Escalating any outstanding issues and concerns to the internal project team and championing quality at all times.
Identifying industry-standard testing tools and methodologies to improve the testing efficiency
Involvement in project scoping and estimating
Setting up company processes to ensure minimum levels of testing are adhered to reduce live bugs