Junior Quality Assurance Tester

Role

A Junior Quality Assurance Tester at FX Digital has a passion for ensuring quality in all facets of their profession. You will report to the Senior QA, who will be able to offer guidance and support. You can competently write robust test plans and test cases to ensure quality coverage within a fast-paced working environment. Doing so on a variety of projects, from websites and web apps to mobile, Smart TV and voice apps. You will be responsible for ensuring that the quality of work delivered is of an impeccable standard across the board.

You are brave enough to challenge team members with regards to quality and processes, forever striving towards an improvement in both. You maintain personally and encourage a culture of curiosity to the learning of new languages, tools and practices to maintain the high standard of quality and innovation expected at FX Digital.

You are a dependable and collaborative member of the QA and wider FX team, able to competently communicate and follow processes while having a desire to innovate with regards to their personal development needs, tools and opportunities that contribute towards increased professional knowledge and efficiency. The Junior Software Tester has a keen eye for detail, a passion for process and a thirst for knowledge.

Responsibilities

  • Involved in the full test life cycle (requirements analysis, test case definition, tools/documentation, execution, defect capture and reporting).
  • Enforce and uphold the quality assurance processes throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Hold themselves and colleagues accountable for the standard of work that is released, ensuring it meets both aesthetic and functional requirements.
  • Thorough documentation of user stories, test plans and test cases and the maintenance of these.
  • Report and prioritise bugs and issues raised in a variety of channels.
  • Proactively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work with QA team to implement broader automation coverage across current and future projects.

Requirements

  • 1+ years of relevant professional experience of working in a wider team with multiple concurrent projects.
  • Solid understanding of HTML and CSS.
  • Excellent time-management skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate, written and verbally, to all levels within the business.
  • Experience with version control and workflows.
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Able to demonstrate great attention to detail, care and accuracy while maintaining the speed of work to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with issue tracking tools such as Jira.
  • Exceptional understanding of UX qualities.

Desirable

  • Some previous experience with, or knowledge of Javascript.
  • Confident usage of software debugging tools (Web inspector, debugging).
  • Experience with test-automation suites.
  • Previous use of BackstopJS visual regression tool.
  • ISTQB qualifications.
  • Experience implementing or integrating unit testing.
  • Experience working with Connected Devices and in particular Smart TV’s.
  • Experience testing on the Playstation and/or Xbox platform.
  • Experience testing HTML video players.

What’s in it for you?

  • We celebrate diversity and inclusion and are proud of our culture
  • Casual office and flexible working environment
  • Competitive compensation and mental health benefits (Sanctus mental health coaching)
    24 Days Holiday (Plus 8 Bank Holidays, giving you a total of 32 total)
  • Office closure over Christmas (3 days that do not come out of your holiday allowance)
  • Vitality Health Insurance on completion of probation
    Regular social events (virtually at the moment!)
  • Friday afternoon personal development time + annual training and conference opportunities
  • New Mac Laptop upon joining
  • Quarterly appraisals

How to apply?

Gather your CV/LinkedIn, GitHub and portfolio.

Send these over in an email with the subject ‘FX Digital Junior QA Tester Application – [NAME]’ to careers@fxdigital.uk

If you’re asked to an interview, great! This is an informal chat and an opportunity for you to tell us about your passion of development and goals for the future, run through any past work you have to share, and also for us to go into more detail about the job and see if it’s a good culture fit.