Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

Role

A Senior Software 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 a variety of projects, from websites and web apps to mobile, Smart TV and Connected 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. The Senior Software Tester has a keen eye for detail, a passion for process and a thirst for knowledge.

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 QAs and be a driving force in implementing broader automation coverage across current and future projects.
  • Assist with the personal development of more junior members of the QA team
  • Research improvements and assist with the documentation of QA processes

Requirements

  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience of working in a wider team with multiple concurrent projects.
  • Solid understanding of HTML and CSS.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Experience using Charles proxy
  • Knowledge of API testing and related tools (e.g. postman)
  • Relevant work experience with OTT apps (Connected Devices/Smart TV)
  • Relevant work experience with WordPress or similar content driven sites
  • Relevant work experience testing iOS and Android mobile apps

Desirable

  • Some previous experience with, or knowledge of Javascript
  • Experience with test-automation suites
  • Previous use of BackstopJS visual regression tool
  • ISTQB qualifications
  • Experience implementing or integrating unit testing
  • Experience testing on Playstation and/or Xbox platforms
  • 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
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual profit share

How to apply?

Gather your CV/LinkedIn, GitHub and portfolio.

Send these over in an email with the subject ‘FX Digital Senior QA Analyst 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.