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QA Engineer

WiFi SPARK has an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Development team based from our head office in Exeter.

This is a new role within the Software Development team reporting to the QA Team Lead.  The main responsibility of this role is to ensure that the software changes the development team delivers are of high standards and match the documented requirements.

Read below for more detail and apply on the right.

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Job Description 

QA Engineer


WiFi SPARK is the leading provider of managed internet access services including WiFi, media and software solutions. Our customers represent many different sectors within the UK including healthcare, transport, retail, leisure and local authorities. We are successful because we have some great products but also because we have fantastic people who give exceptional customer service at all times.

This is a new role within the Software Development team in Exeter, reporting to the QA Team Lead.  The main responsibility of this role is to ensure that the software changes the development team delivers are of high standards and match the documented requirements.

The QA Engineer will be fully integrated in the Development team and will be involved in projects and changes from the start.

The successful candidate will have experience with test management tools, test case scripting, testing progress reporting, Functional testing and other aspects of Quality Assurance.

This role will be involved in the testing of various aspects of the product including, Front end user interface testing and back end server testing with an API layer.  You will be involved in creating the test approach and executing various types of testing.

As an experienced software testing professional, you should have an excellent track record of quality improvement of the products you have worked on.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review functional specifications and design documents to develop test cases based on existing templates.
  • Perform functional testing either manually or using appropriate tools.
  • Perform regression testing.
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs.
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs.
  • Provide testing progress report at regular intervals and at the end of a project.

 

Skills and Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in a professional QA Engineer / Software testing role
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing detailed test cases
  • Experience with testing responsive desktop and mobile UI designs
  • Good time-management skills
  • Knowledge of various development methodologies (SCRUM, KANBAN, Waterfall, TDD/BDD …)

 

Personal Attributes

    • A professional Quality Engineer that takes pride and feels responsible in the quality delivered by the Development team
    • Collaborative / team player / good communicator;
    • Problem solver / quality-focused /driven by continuous improvement
    • Innovative / passionate

 

What We Offer

This is a permanent full-time role based from our Head Office in Exeter.
We offer a competitive salary with annual reviews and 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.
Following completing a 6-month probation period, you will be eligible for the following additional benefits:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Family Healthcare package
  • Gym membership
  • Various company incentives and initiatives


Above all, we will offer you the chance to work in a vibrant and exciting company that is undergoing a period of rapid growth and success. Our culture is supportive and collaborative. We like challenges and work hard to deliver excellent results for our customers. Everyone is respected, acts professionally and is recognised for their contribution. We have fun and enjoy our work.

We describe our Company culture with the following descriptors:
Excellence of Service; Consistency & Accuracy; Knowledge Sharing; Commitment; Adaptability; Supporting & Communicating; Continuous Improvement

The WiFi SPARK values are:
Honesty; Respect; Professionalism; Loyalty; Positivity; Welfare; Fun; Opportunity

If you would like to apply to join our team please apply now with  your CV with a covering letter.