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QA Engineer at Streetbees
London, GB

Description

Streetbees is building the world’s first platform for human intelligence. We make human data accessible, anywhere in the world by connecting brands with real people on the ground to gather real-time in-the-moment insights at scale. We distil these insights into clear actions for our clients using machine learning technology that highlights key trends in our data.

Having recently raised our Series B investment led by Lakestar, Streetbees’ partners with world leading brands across the FMCG, Media and Entertainment, Retail & Insurance sectors and our clients include Unilever, PepsiCo, Sony Pictures, Carlsberg, Santander, Ikea, Vodafone and L’Oreal.

 

We’re currently looking for an experienced hands-on QA Engineer to help define, implement and grow our testing function across our AI and mobile systems. This will suit someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced rapidly changing environment with a high caliber team to continuously develop new products/features.

We look for people with a natural problem-solving mindset, strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work well within a team environment and exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are vital.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on QA analyst work (test cases, acceptance criteria, functional, regression, smoke testing etc), especially for the most important or most complex deliveries
  • Understand specifications, requirements and design documentation in order to draw up test scenarios then create test documentation and communicate the status on these effectively with the teams
  • Coaching the development and product management teams, and the key super users of QA
  • Leading investigation, analysing and reporting of defects, collaborating with and drawing on assistance from members of the QA team, along with dev and product teams as needed
  • Define and execute test plans to ensure the application is functionally fit for purpose. Advising the tech and product leadership on the estimated risk profile of releases, migrations and cutovers
  • Directly and with others, maintaining test environments and the test data they include
  • Managing and reporting test results for manual and automated tests
  • Participating in team building and driving QA efforts towards continuous process improvement.

Requirements

  • 2-5 years relevant experience in QA
  • A strong background in manual testing techniques
  • Experience in creating and maintaining functional and regression test packs across web and mobile applications
  • Experience in testing native mobile apps both iOS and Android
  • A strong background in frontend, backend and API testing
  • Experience in working with and testing REST/GraphQL APIs
  • Good knowledge around APIs and databases to analyse issues
  • Experience in data-focussed testing
  • Understanding of various data formats such as CSV, XML, JSON
  • Solid SQL knowledge and technical understanding
  • Experience in test management tools such as JIRA, TestRail, Quality Center
  • Good understanding of at least one programming language such as Java, Javascript , Ruby
  • Experience in automation tools such as Selenium, Cypress would be advantageous
  • Good understanding and experience in exploratory testing
  • Capable / Willing to go outside comfort zone to discover source of issues
  • Must have passion for Quality Assurance and always thinking ‘outside of the box’ on how they can challenge a developer’s code
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment
  • Be proactive, organised, flexible and creative
  • A university degree (ideally computing related discipline)

Benefits

At Streetbees, your company benefits will include:

  • A 24-day paid holiday allowance with the option to rollover up to 3 days per year
  • Option to choose between a Mac or a PC (we will send this out to via courier a few days before you join!)
  • Flexible working hours - we trust people to manage their time and to focus on wider results; We now operate on a rota basis so people have access to the office when they desire some social interaction with their team or, simply, a break from home. We have taken every precaution to keep COVID-19 secure. The health and safety of our team is of the utmost importance.
  • A pension scheme - our new pension scheme means that Streetbees will start paying a percentage of your salary towards your pension.
  • The Streetbees Lifestyle Committee - any employee will have the opportunity to plan and manage a variety of Streetbees funded socials and activities for the team. Socials and day outs can involve anything from rock climbing or bowling to company meals or pub crawls.
  • Friday Lunch - We all come together for lunch every Friday with a different cuisine each week, paid by the company. Vegetarian and vegan options always provided.
  • Office Food - Breakfast is on us every morning and if you need a coffee or a snack at any point throughout the day, please be our guest.
  • Friday Catch-ups - Beers, wine, soft drinks and snacks provided as we celebrate the week's successes and welcome newcomers.
  • Paid volunteering days - one day per quarter with a registered charity of your choice.
  • Audible subscriptions - the company is more than happy to pay for audio-books subscriptions of your choice on Amazon as we encourage wider and continued learning among our team.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Yoga - We have Yoga every Tuesday at 6:30pm, both in the office and live on Zoom so you can join in anywhere you like.
  • Free drinks in the office!