Senior QA Analyst

Location London,UK
Job Type Permanent
Salary £ 60,000 to £ 65,000 pa
Reference 31262

My clients is a new mobile point of sale platform and payment aggregator that operates using web and app-based technology.

They are looking for a Senior QA Analyst to join the development team to lead testing and help improve the offering. You’ll have a passion for pushing high standards, and be used to centering your thoughts around users as you analyse new builds and features found throughout the product.

To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth experience working as a QA Analyst, forming a core part of your development team.

This position will give you the exciting opportunity to work closely with experienced C-level officers whilst executing on the company’s vision. You will have the opportunity to work with and guide a growing and diverse workforce as you engage in your day-to-day tasks. 

Responsibilities

  • Working with the product team in ensuring that the company experience maintains a high standard of quality, using A/B, data-driven, or in-person user testing where required, to validate results.

  • Ensuring that all product features are developed in a testable manner to confirm that requirements are met and can be validated.

  • Leading the development & use of both exploratory manual and automated testing methods to analyse features for bugs, issues, or for suggesting potential improvements.

  • Constructing automated tests based on previous testing paths.

  • Prioritising issues to be fixed by engineers based on potential impact to users.

  • Using the company’s logging tools and databases to locate potential points of failure.

  • Providing engineers with clear, written instructions for issue replication to assist in debugging.

  • Enabling junior testers to carry out their work as efficiently as possible by assisting in both problem solving and professional development while they grow in their own capacity.

  • Collaborating with test leads and Devops in the planning of test cycles to ensure well-placed end-to-end, feature-specific, and smoke tests.

  • Engaging in sprint planning with the product team, committing to timely testing of features, and helping the development team to prioritise within sprints where necessary.

  • Joining senior members of staff and the business development team to demonstrate test builds of new features.

  • Leading to ensure the timely shipping of a world-class product and achieving a high standard of quality in the process.

  • Championing quality and user experience throughout the organisation.

Requirements

  • You are an overachiever who has a strong orientation for results, seeing all your ideas to fruition.

  • You are interested in a culture built on putting our users first, thinking rigorously, working transparently, and delivering high-quality, impactful work.

  • You have entrepreneurial DNA: flexible to changes, eager to learn, proactive, resilient to failure, and persistent in making an impact.

  • You have a keen eye for detail, paying great attention to even the smallest issues, constantly looking for ways to improve.

  • You have strong experience working with databases, specifically using SQL.

  • You are used to industry tools such as Jira, and Visual Studio.

  • You have an interest in the FinTech space, ideally in Payments. You should have a basic understanding of the difference between an acquiring bank and issuing bank.

  • You are bold, tenacious, and have a track record of achieving what others thought was impossible – not only within your job but throughout your entire life.

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