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Senior QA Engineer - Access Servelec

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Senior QA Engineer - Access Servelec

Posted 7 days ago

Senior 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.

This position is for a QA Automation Engineer to be part of a growing development team. Reporting to the Team Lead/Scrum Master, you will be influential in the QA process and approach for both manual and automated testing, to align with the test & business strategy in the Health & Social Care sector.

You will have accountability for ensuring our software meets business requirements, aligns with technology and governance standards and ensure delivery of on-time, quality solutions.


About you:

You are a dynamic, skilled individual 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 skills and the skills of others and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic company. You will work closely with server-side members of the team, contribute to planning sessions and architect technical solutions as well as guide the technical evolution of products.



Main Responsibilities


  • Follow the agreed QA process and approach for both manual and automated testing, in order to align with the test & business strategy.
  • Where appropriate, write, develop and maintain automated Test Scripts within the Automation Framework to ensure maximum coverage, quality and scalability across products.
  • Advise and collaborate with all quality stakeholders on the QA approach the wider team should take, to deliver quality deliverables.
  • Design and execute manual testing to a high standard, taking an approach suitable to an agile, fast-paced environment, according to the product teams’ definitions of done.
  • Execute static reviews/requirements reviews in line with the department’s QA approach.
  • Follow a risk-based approach, make risk-based recommendations and identify, assess and escalate quality risks.
  • Contribute to developing test processes and improvements.
  • Work with to wider QA team to find and flag areas of risk.
  • Work in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.


Skills and Abilities


  • Strong experience of working in a fast-paced, Agile scrum environment.
  • Strong experience of working with SaaS or Web-based products.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrable experience of a range of testing tools and methodologies, including industry-recognised test automation toolsets, eg Selenium, Swagger, SOAP and postman
  • Good understanding of Risk and how to identify and assess it, including Risk-based Testing
  • Solid testing experience and a good understanding of test approaches and techniques, including specific approaches for SaaS products.
  • ISTQB/ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
  • Solid understanding of how to structure automation to achieve robust, efficient and scalable test packs, including the automation infrastructure required (page object model).
  • Experience of creating automation packs from the bottom up
  • Pragmatic, positive, competitive, assertive, commercially aware and driven to continuous learning/improvement.
  • Experience of assisting in the development of test processes and improvements
  • Willingness to occasionally work out of hours to deliver software releases
  • Undertake any other ad-hoc duties


  • Experience of E2E UI web automation using Visual Studio and Selenium WebDriver (C#)
  • Experience with testing and automation at API layers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure DevOps.
  • T-SQL - experience of writing basic queries
  • Experience of Data driven testing
  • Experience of using JIRA
  • Non-functional testing (performance/load/volume preferably)



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!