QA Engineer - 12 month FTC

  • Castlefield Rd, Reigate RH2, UK
  • Full-time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Department: IT
  • Working Hours: 35

Company Description

Here at esure, we’re no strangers to change. As one of the industry leaders in the insurance business, striving to become a world class digital insurer, we’re getting ready for more. It’s creating great new opportunities for innovative and talented industry professionals to join us at a pivotal point in our development.

It’s an opportunity you simply don’t want to miss. You can expect our investment in you to include a highly competitive package, career and development opportunities and flexible benefits built around you and your lifestyle.

Job Description

Purpose of Role:

Work in a cross functional team assisting to produce high quality software services to support esure’s business and its ambitious digital transformation. 

The Day to Day: 

  • Key member of a multi-disciplined, high performing Agile team accountable for shaping and building the esure future.
  • Oversees end to end project delivery from a Quality Assurance perspective to ensure the deliverables are of the quality expected.
  • Proactively seeks to prevent defects, review processes and promote continuous improvement throughout the lifecycle.
  • Promote a quality first thinking in the team, mentoring and guiding developers to embrace quality first.
  • Provides the means and measures for testing all aspects of a software solution, both functionally and technically, in order to meet the requirements and overall quality of the intended solution.
  • Responsible for creating an end to end test plan and managing all activities in the plan to ensure that objectives are met and the solution meets the quality expected.
  • Quality Assurance across the project delivery cycle including planning and   oversight of test planning for any esure systems impacted by the project.

Qualifications

We'd Love You to Bring:

  • Solid background in software testing, experience of defining test approaches, test plans and test scripts.
  • BDD experience with the ability to write / break down user stories.
  • At ease with programming automation tests
  • Experience of executing and checking both automated and manual testing as well as defect management.
  • Strong experience working in an agile / SCRUM / Dev Ops delivery model
  • Experience of working with collaboration tools: JIRA/ Confluence.
  • Exposure to testing software in cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar.
  • Experience with branching and version control tools such as GIT, CI systems such as Travis.

Bonus Points: 

  • Protractor
  • Browserstack
  • React and NodeJS
  • Karma / Istanbul / SonarQube
  • Swagger / Pact

Additional Information

Benefits

  • A competitive salary that recognises your skills, experience and potential
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 flex days (equivalent to bank holidays to be taken as and when suits you)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible working – including hybrid working post Covid
  • Staff discount on our products

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, we want to emphasise to all applicants that the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and colleagues is esure Group’s number one priority. All interviews will be conducted remotely via a video conference platform to ensure that everyone involved is adhering to the social distancing guidance.

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