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QA Engineer

Posted 26 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, Be You’ 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 and help us continue to grow. We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026. 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 the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more. We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more. About you: We have an exciting opportunity for a driven QA to join our recruitment team, to ensure we are delivering quality software that truly makes a difference to the recruitment industry, in the UK and beyond. You have the chance to form part of a team working on a new software that not only streamlines recruitment processes, but is also responsible for calculating the pay for 100’s of thousands of worker per week. •You are collaborative, pragmatic, positive, competitive, assertive, commercially aware and driven to continuous learning/improvement. •You demonstrate excellent communication skills and can communicate with, and advise stakeholders in various departments at various levels, making recommendations based on risk, commercial factors, Quality approach and strategic objectives. •You have a “shift left” mentality and understand the importance of anticipating and identifying issues as early as possible in the SDLC. •You show a great understanding of best practice, including why QA is necessary, objectives, cost of defects, principles of testing, software development models, testing levels & types. •You actively promote and show ownership of Quality centred activities. •You can report risks and observations and identify areas where further testing may be required. •You are confident in your ability to challenge and influence where required to ensure our software’s quality is consistent. •You are a technical person with knowledge of automation frameworks, performance, load, and security testing. •You genuinely care about quality; you collaboratively work with your team-mates to embed quality wherever possible. Day-to-day, you will: •Advise, and collaborate with team stakeholders on the QA approach the wider team should take, to deliver quality deliverables. •Follow the agreed QA process and approach for both manual and automated testing, to align with the test & business strategy. •Design, execute and record testing to a high standard, taking an approach suitable to an agile, fast-paced environment, according to the product teams’ definitions of done. •Produce documentation and evidence of all testing in a way that has been agreed by the team. •Actively contribute to refinement, and take responsibility for understanding scope, risk, and complexity of changes from inception through to delivery. •Follow a risk-based approach, make risk-based recommendations, and identify, assess, and escalate quality risks. •Contribute to developing test processes and improvements. •Contribute to the creation and execution of automation tests. •Report to the Squad Lead on progress and areas of risk. •Work in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures. Your skills and experiences might also include: •Experience of working in a fast-paced, Agile environment. •Experience of working with SaaS or Web-based and desktop products. •Experience of testing at API layer. •Experience implementing automated testing. •Excellent communication skills. •Experience of defining and crafting test plans and writing solid, re-usable test cases to ensure functionality is appropriately documented and to support regression efforts. •Good understanding of Risk and how to identify and assess it, including Risk-based Testing •Solid testing experience and good understanding of test approaches and techniques. •Experience of assisting in the development of test processes and improvements. •Desired but not essential experience on UK payroll. Technology & Tools: •Azure DevOps Test Plans •API tools e.g., Swagger, Postman •Good SQL skills •Playwright automated testing tools. 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 and we will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference. On top of a competitive salary, our standard 25 days holiday (which goes up the longer you’re with us), and a matched pension scheme you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that gives back so you’ll also have a charity day you can take to support something that matters to you. At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for. We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun! What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family! Love Work. Love Life. Be You.