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QA Engineer

Posted 12 months ago

QA Engineer


Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us achieve 2 million users of the Access Workspace platform.

Are you ready for the challenge?

What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 35,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.

About you:

  • You are a team player with a robust work ethic who enjoys shared success
  • You are collaborative, pragmatic, positive, assertive, commercially aware and driven to continuous learning/improvement
  • You demonstrate great communication skills and are able to communicate with, and advise stakeholders in various departments at various levels
  • You can understand some basic principles of QA, including: Why QA is necessary, objectives, cost of defects, principles of testing, software development models, testing levels & types.
  • You demonstrate excellent technical problem solving skills
  • You have a passion for testing online applications
  • You strive for success, are keen to learn and develop
  • You are interest in gaining experience in new (relevant) approaches, including automation



  • With guidance, design, develop and write test cases for our career development SaaS applications
  • Simulate an end-user, identify problems and document issues
  • Conduct described manual and automated testing on development, staging and live platforms
  • Identify test requirements from specifications; design and document testing plans
  • Execute test scripts appropriately, logging time, tracking progress. Follows appropriate sign off and process when testing complete
  • With guidance, write, develop, and maintain automated Test scripts
  • With guidance, complete the Root cause on defects
  • Report to the QA Lead on progress and areas of risk
  • Isolate, replicate, and report bugs and verify bug fixes
  • Report to the QA Lead on progress and areas of risk
  • Working in an Agile environment, actively contribute to requirements discussions and requirements analysis


As a well-rounded QA Engineer, your Skills and Experiences likely include:




  • Demonstrate a positive approach
  • Genuine interest in learning/implementing test approaches and techniques, including specific approaches for SaaS and web based products
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to understand some basic principles of QA, including: why QA is necessary, objectives, QA activities, who should be involved in QA, the importance of defect tracking
  • Ability to write test cases which cover requirements, acceptance criteria and relevant end to end scenarios
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced, Agile environment
  • Ability to collaborate with quality stakeholders on QA deliverables and approach
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Desire to work with a highly successful team to achieve the deadlines to deliver product releases
  • Show a commitment to self-development and lifelong learning




  • Experience or use of XRAY in Jira
  • Experience or understanding of automated testing



What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Giving Back/Charity days
  • Quarterly Socials
  • 6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)
  • The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain


Become part of our amazing Access family!