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QA Engineer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £25,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166598

Our client is an innovative venture capital backed tech team based in Newcastle and due to growth and expansion they are looking for an enthusiastic QA Engineer.



Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Regression and usability testing

  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

  • Setup and use various testing tools

  • Proactively contribute to the testing procedures and flows

  • Provide feedback on functional and technical specifications

  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

  • Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate testing activities

  • Design, develop, execute, debug and improve automation scripts

  • Assist and test the deployments (test, staging, live)


Required Skills:


● Functional and technical understanding of APIs, mobile development and web development

● Focus on details, critical approach and edge case detection

● Ability to detach and give a bird’s-eye view on the product

● Knowledge of testing frameworks and tools

● Use deployment tools (TeamCity, Octopus)

● Knowledge of issue-tracking tools (Jira, Podio)

● OOP knowledge is a big plus

● Knowledge of a programming language (C#, Java) is a plus as well


Salary: £25,000 plus excellent benefits.