Contract QA Engineer (Manual)

Work with a fab team, a successful and evolving company with great headline projects and long term clients.
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Future Platforms is an award winning digital agency with offices in London and Belfast, who create mobile applications for our client’s end users. For over 20 years we’ve created expertly designed and built applications and have seen over £1bn of revenue run through our apps! 

Due to an increase in short-term workload, we need an experienced contract QA Engineer (Manual) to join our team for 3 months to help us deliver quality apps to our clients. Working alongside the mobile development team, you will be helping to reproduce and debug issues raised. You’ll have an opportunity to impact on important decisions around the quality of our products. 

We’re all about innovation in our work, so you will have the opportunity to learn on new platforms and tools as you go, expanding your experience and knowledge. You will be observant, have good attention to detail, and will be able to communicate with clarity and confidence when interacting with developers and project managers. You will be capable of comparing multiple sources of documentation in order to recognise discrepancies and issues. 

Responsibilities 

  • Writing test plans for products in early and late stages of development 
  • Executing tests, both planned and exploratory 
  • Performing regression tests for new and old products 
  • Logging bugs that effectively communicate issues and their impact 
  • Helping developers to reproduce and debug issues raised Interacting with the team Writing test reports for internal and external use 

 

Ideal experience 

  • Extensive experience working as a QA Engineer 
  • An understanding of the requirements and challenges of testing 
  • Background in native app testing Experience working in both Agile and Waterfall environments 
  • API testing 
  • Knowledge of proxy tools 
  • Writing test plans, tests cases 
  • Good understanding of various test tools and how best to utilise them 
  • Automation testing is a plus

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Benefits and Perks

  • Enjoyable days

    Sociable colleagues who can't wait to get to know you - you won't feel like the "new kid" for long.

  • Amazing clients

    We have a portfolio of long-term and new clients who keep the job engaging and keep you on your toes.

  • 28 days paid holiday leave

    We urge our staff to take all their holidays, and we close between Christmas and New Year.

  • Learning and Development Budget

    We invest in you and want you to learn: we have budget put aside for everyone to take courses to keep them growing in their roles

  • Pension scheme

    Because everyone should be saving something for later in life!

  • Private health and dental cover

    Top notch provision from Vitality and BUPA.

  • Cycle to work scheme

    Access support to buy a bike.

  • Flexible-first working

    The world has changed and so has our approach to the workplace. We offer flexible working hours to fit your home-life balance. Currently, we're fully remote but we also offer co-working spaces for those in need of a break from their dining table desks.

  • Company Curly Wurly Awards

    A Future Platforms institution! We nominate our colleagues to win Curly Wurlys and celebrate the little things that we all do to help each other!

  • Online and store perks

    Access to hundreds of savings and discounts from retailers like M&S, John Lewis, Expedia, Costa Coffee, and more...

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