Mid-Weight Quality Assurance Analyst

Role

A Software QA Analyst at FX Digital has a passion for ensuring quality in all facets of your profession. You will report to the QA manager, who will be able to offer guidance and support. You can competently, and independently, write robust test plans and test cases to ensure quality coverage within a fast-paced working environment. Doing so on multiple concurrent projects (Smart TV 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. You have a keen eye for detail, a passion for process and a thirst for knowledge.

About FX Digital

FX Digital is an award-winning digital agency based in London, specialising in OTT (Over-The-Top) streaming and Connected TV-first application design & development.

It is an exciting time to join our team and help our clients find industry-leading, innovative solutions in the exciting and rapidly growing world of Connected TV.

We currently deliver solutions for incredible brands like Discovery, Eurosport, GCN and the ATP Media, as we continue to work with global sports and entertainment brands, helping them to reach millions of viewers across the world.

Our dynamic and energetic team of 50 is based in the beautiful Bentima House in Old Street, close to the hustle and bustle of Shoreditch.

Responsibilities

  • Involved throughout the full test life cycle (requirement analysis, test case planning and definition, test execution, defect capture and reporting.
  • Enforce and uphold the quality assurance processes throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Hold yourself and colleagues accountable for the standard of work that is released, ensuring it meets both aesthetic and functional requirements.
  • Thorough documentation of test plans and test cases and the maintenance of these.
  • Report and prioritise bugs and issues raised in a variety of channels.
  • Proactively and clearly communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work with Junior and Senior QAs to contribute towards implementing broader automation coverage across current and future projects.
  • Assist with the personal development of more junior members of the QA team.
  • Requirement analysis.

Requirements

  • Good understanding of HTML and CSS.
  • Some previous experience with, or knowledge of Javascript, or another programming language.
  • Knowledge of APIs, testing of them and related tools.
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and eye for detail.
  • Able to effectively communicate, written and verbally, to all levels within the business.
  • Experience with version control and workflows and relevant tools.
  • 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.
  • Experience using software debugging tools (e.g. web inspector)

Desirable

  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience of working in a wider team with multiple concurrent projects.
  • Relevant work experience with OTT apps (Connected Devices/Smart TV)
  • Working knowledge of implementing and maintaining test automation frameworks.
  • ISTQB qualifications.
  • Experience implementing or integrating unit testing.
  • Experience testing on Playstation and/or Xbox platforms.
  • Experience testing HTML video players.
  • Relevant work experience testing iOS and Android mobile apps.
  • Experience using Charles proxy.

What’s in it for you?

  • 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)
  • Sanctus mental health coaching
  • Vitality Health Insurance on completion of probation
  • Regular social events
  • 4 hours a week personal development time for training
  • New Mac Laptop upon joining
  • Opportunities to travel to industry conferences
  • Quarterly appraisals
  • Cycle to work scheme via Green Commute Initiative
  • Annual Profit Share Scheme
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible working hours

Job Details

  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full time
  • Location: FX Digital’s office is situated in the Bentima House, Old Street, East London
    – In light of the pandemic, FX Digital is currently operating on a hybrid working model, meaning that our team has the option to work from home but days in our London office will sometimes be required
  • Salary: Depending on experience, in between £30k-40k / year
  • Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications and in line with Government regulation at the time

How to apply?

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please submit your details through the application form below.

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 discover if it’s a good fit for you.