QA Engineer (automation)

We're looking for a QA Engineer, who will be focused on automation testing to reproduce and debug issues with our consumer facing mobile applications.
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We’re Future Platforms, an award-winning digital company with long-term customers like Domino’s, EE, Premier League, Ralph Lauren and Wembley Stadium. We don’t just build Apps, we make people’s lives better through technology. We design and engineer the businesses of tomorrow.

We're looking for a QA Engineer, who will be focused on automation testing to reproduce and debug issues with our consumer facing mobile applications.

Role Summary

Working within the engineering team, the candidate will be responsible for software test automation design, planning, scripting and execution. The individual should have a strong understanding of automation methodology. You will have an opportunity to impact on important decisions around the quality of our products and how we test them. Interacting daily with developers and project managers, you will be working to ensure that the work we produce is tested to a high standard.

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. We’re always looking for ways we can improve the work we do, and love to try out new tools, techniques and processes that our employees develop or discover.

What we offer

  • Private healthcare with Vitality 
  • Company Bonus 
  • Training budget
  • Pension
  • Virtual social and wellbeing events: Desk Yoga & Mindfulness, weekly quizzes, lunch and learns... we're open to ideas!
  • We care about our team: we're working directly with our colleagues to ask them what they want from a post-pandemic workplace
  • Flexible working: currently remote, and 2-3 days WFH post pandemic

What we need:

  • Experience working as a QA Engineer, with both native mobile Apps (iOS and Android) and web applications
  • Proficient in developing automated test code, test data creation, test code execution, test result documentation and test summary creation
  • Design and build BDD test cases using automated test frameworks such as Cucumber
  • Excellence in Junit/TestNG, Maven and Jenkins integration
  • Proven knowledge of relational databases, SQL and ability to automate backend systems. 
  • API automation testing experience with Postman
  • Experience working with Agile

Our nice-to-haves:

  • Good understanding of various test tools and how best to utilise them
  • Worked in digital agency or consultancy setting (not essential)

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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...

Already working at Future Platforms?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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@futureplatforms.com
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