Mid-weight Test Engineer


We have a 4-day (37hr) working week at 100% salary, every Friday is off! We also offer a generous holiday allowance

Posted 2 months ago

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Mid-weight Test Engineer

Job description

Work for a company that cares about the humans behind the tech.

At Riverr we are confident advocates for using digital to reshape the human experience for good.

As a key component to the LAB Group, we believe Riverr people should do what they love and love what they do. So we invest in the vigorous innovators, technical intellectuals, and architects of change - those passionate about creating beautiful digital experiences using hardcore technology.

Our award-winning team of creative, technology and strategy specialists enjoy a number of benefits, including flexible working options including a 4 day work week, remote working for that ultimate work-life-balance, Private Medical Cover through Aviva, a day off for your birthday and an annual training budget to invest in your personal development!

The Role

We are looking for a passionate Mid-weight Test Engineer. You will be working remotely in the QA department as well as alongside a team of developers and designers to ensure quality in first class web applications across different platforms.

The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of the testing process throughout the SDLC and use their skill set to apply these quality standards and work with other team members to improve them.

Interested in being part of our journey? We need your curious and creative mindset and we’re currently looking for a Midweight Test Engineer to join our team.

You will work alongside an enthusiastic, creative, technical team who are not afraid to push boundaries and get out of their comfort zones.

If you love all things digital, have a passion for technology and are constantly scratching up your skills, then this could be the role for you.


Technical Skills and Experience:

At Riverr, we thrive on team collaboration, growth and breaking boundaries in quality.

Our Midweight Test Engineer must have:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in manual testing.

  • Writing / drawing up manual test cases and plans

  • Defect validation - verifying reported defects

  • Responsive testing across different desktop and mobile platforms.

  • Manually verifying usability of a web application.

  • Verifying acceptance criteria are met

  • Minimum of 2 years within the test automation space.

  • A good understanding of the different testing techniques and how they fit into the SDLC.

  • Testing Development team code and products, documenting issues into a database and assigning appropriately to the development team, seeing through to resolution.

  • Test different phases ensuring that it is release ready, filing detailed bugs as required

  • Executing new and regression tests

  • Experience in an agile workflow and quick to adapt to challenges, while communicating these challenges.

  • A good understanding of security, performance, usability standards (like A11y) within web development.

  • Working knowledge of CMS architecture.

  • A good working knowledge of test case management software, like Qase or TestRail.

A bonus for us would be:

  • Experience with CI and CD tools (Github Actions preferred)

  • Exposure to testing Node.js and / or JavaScript tech stacks.

  • Experience with SaaS and PaaS based automation suites or an equivalent.

  • Experience in Agile tools including Jira

  • Have a working knowledge of different test methodologies (BDD, TDD and ATDD)

Key Accountabilities for our Midweight Test Engineer at Riverr:

  • Supporting on a test plan per client requirements and the ability to follow through with that test plan.

  • Work closely with the DevOps team to maintain automation pipelines.

About you…

You have a challenger mindset and use that mindset in a curious way to break grounds in quality.

You strive to overcome challenges within the testing space and want to ensure quality across all aspects, not just the frontend of a web application.

You want to investigate innovative ways and share those to the wider team. You also have a passion for the smallest defects as well as the larger picture for the quality of a web application.

You ask questions and are not afraid to make mistakes in order to learn what works and what doesn’t.

As with all of our roles, most important of all are; enthusiasm, a growth mindset and a spirit of resourcefulness!

Do you have a curious, growth mindset and are you interested in being part of our team at the top of their game? Apply now!

Research has shown that some under-represented groups in the digital industry tend to apply only if they meet every single requirement. Here at LAB Group, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, and this is at the heart of what we value as an organisation. We encourage you to apply even if you do not think you tick all the boxes of the job description. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles! Our People team are happy to support with any reasonable adjustments that are needed within the recruitment process, so please do flag if you need any additional support. Your information will be kept confidential according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


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Our Working Week

We have a 4-day (37hr) working week at 100% salary, every Friday is off! We also offer a generous holiday allowance

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 28 days PTO plus bank holiday

  • 37 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 89 days off per year

Our Remote Working Policy

Almost all of our team works remotely but some roles may require some in person meetings / hybrid working.

Our Employee Benefits

  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working hours
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance

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