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Sam Holland


QA Analyst - Essex - £55,000 per annum

West Sussex, UK

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum






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Sam Holland


0203 206 1998

QA Analyst - West Sussex - £55,000 per annum

Are you a superstar who thrives in a technology-driven, busy, people-minded environment? Can you see yourself embracing a culture that is based on strong morals and principles, with teamwork and trust at the heart? Would you like to help create lasting legacies that will give our next generations SPACE to grow?

If so, I have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, professional and friendly QA Analyst to come and be part an exciting company in Essex.

What will you be doing?

  • Create, manage, maintain and execute test scripts
  • Proactively lead the development of our testing processes
  • Attend Sprint Planning meetings
  • Able to understand complex business requirements of features and bugs
  • Understand technical design of the solution (which DB tables are used etc)
  • Add to our unit, integration and acceptance tests using coding skills
  • Work directly with developers in order to produce test scripts for features and bugs
  • Work directly with developers to communicate test failures
  • Accurately estimate period of time in which it will take to create test scripts and the execution of them
  • Update the project management system with your time taken
  • Create test fixtures to be loaded for certain scenarios such as to prevent repetitive data entry
  • Be responsible for the ultimate "quality" of any features and bugs that pass QA
  • Develop any scripts, documentation and any similar documents. Required to avoid manual repetitive tasks

About the project

  • Multi-tenanted, web-based project management application
  • Domain language specific to allow admins to build formulas which feedback in real-time whilst their users enter information into the system
  • Custom built, flexible workflow engine to allow admins to build their business processes into the system
  • Advanced permissions system
  • PHP7: core app + complex workflow engine + domain specific language interpreter
  • Angular to deliver our users a responsive and dynamic UI
  • Docker in production, development and QA
  • Many AWS services in order to build fast, reliable and scalable parallel processing engines, notification systems and much more
  • MySql + Redis
  • Co-deception testing framework
  • PHP Unit for unit/integration tests
  • Selenium for acceptance tests

Key Skills

  • 5+ years' industry experience working as a dedicating QA/tester on medium/large applications
  • 50/50 between automation and manual testing
  • Some experience coding automated tests (PHP unit, codeception)
  • Experience writing bash scripts
  • A solid understanding of relational databases
  • Experience with a linux based operating system (Ubuntu etc..)

Please send your CV in for immediate consideration

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.