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QA Engineer

Posted 14 days 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 become a UK top 10 Software company.

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 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.


About you:

You are a dynamic, skilled engineer with a passion for technology and a keen sense of pride in the work you do. You are a strong team player who thrives on close collaboration with your colleagues and takes shared ownership of the development pipeline along with the team. You are focused on delivering high quality solutions to given times lines and are comfortable in an agile scrum environment. You are constantly seeking to improve both your own skills and the skills of others and enjoy working in a fast paced dynamic company. You will be expected to mentor more junior members of the team, contribute to planning sessions and architect technical solutions as well as guide the technical evolution of products.


Technical Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of all aspects of software testing, including automation, together with test analysis, plus able to work in a non-scripted environment
  • Experience of agile testing, automated testing, etc
  • An enthusiasm and tenacious attitude to problem solving
  • Good understanding of different software development methodologies and approaches and the role that testing plays within them.
  • Great communication skills and proven organisation capabilities
  • Experience in using distributed source control Git
  • Good understanding of CI/CD concepts
  • Familiar with Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum processes


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of Front End and Back End features and products and creation of ‘Testing Requirements’ and ‘Testing Plans’
  • Functional testing, performance testing and stress testing as required, in various environments including web and mobile.
  • Carrying out testing of software projects as per prepared ‘Testing Requirements’, documenting ‘Testing Results’, basic investigation of ‘Testing issues’ so that developers can reproduce and fix issues quickly and accurately.
  • Liaise with a variety of stakeholders to ensure the appropriate level of detail is communicated
  • Managing the overall Testing process so that Back and Front End releases can be co-ordinated and carried out effectively with minimal disruption to Live operation.
  • Developing testing strategies, techniques and procedures to continually improve the Testing process to help developers achieve improved unit testing.
  • Clearly report progress both verbally and in writing, keeping tracking systems up to date​


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

  • A passion for software and technology
  • Quick learning capability, easily picking up new technical concepts
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • Open and collaborative style
  • Problem solver
  • Creative and innovative
  • Can commit to delivering and maintaining high standards
  • Manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Pragmatic, competitive and driven to continuous learning/improvement
  • Development and deployment of Enterprise SaaS solutions.


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 family and apply!