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ActiveQuote Global Reach, Dunleavy Drive Cardiff South Wales CF11 0SN 0800 862 0373

Senior Tester

Job Scope:

You will oversee the testing of delivered solutions in an Agile working environment, working alongside key stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of all projects. You will be involved with preparation, development and delivery of test strategies, plans, scenarios, and test cases while also identifying appropriate tools and
techniques. You will also provide detailed test reports and summary evaluation.

Providing support, leadership and management to our small team of testers, you’ll also use your expertise and experience to help us continually improve our processes and working practices, actively enabling the department to become as reliable, efficient and effective as it can be.

There are flexible working options available for this role, including office and remote working

Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Manage & lead small test team
  • Experience define and implement test strategy and approach
  • Hands-on testing of websites, APIs and application functionality
  • Design both manual and automated tests to validate performance
  • Analyse test results and Identifying quality issues
  • Ensure testing framework, standards and best practices are met
  • Recording and tracking all defects and test progress
  • Detail tests performed and outcomes in test reports
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams and help troubleshoot issues
  • Managing the final quality on production release
  • Conduct post-release/post-implementation testing
  • Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends for upgrading existing practices and processes
  • To constantly display and encourage ActiveQuote company values of INTEGRITY, UNITY, INNOVATION and PASSION


Skills & Education

  •  At least 3 years’ experience of hands-on QA testing (manual & automation)
  • Experience of test tools and frameworks (e.g. JUnit, BrowserStack, Postman)
  • Experience of API testing
  • Strong background in Agile and DevOps ways of working
  • Experience of leading small teams whilst working on QA projects desirable
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Excellent organisational & communication skills
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Have a strong work ethic and accountability, with an eagerness to learn
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant accreditation


What We’re Offering

  • Competitive basic salary up to £40,698 (dependent on experience)
  • 32 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Full ongoing training will be provided
  • Good location with excellent transport links
  • A hardworking but fun and lively atmosphere with opportunities to develop within the business


Benefits and Perks

  • Bupa Health Insurance – full cover
  • Income Protection cover
  • Pension Plan
  • Extra day off for your birthday
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employee recognition scheme

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