Software Quality Assurance Engineer

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    City of London, London

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    Bronya Leavesley

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    6 months ago

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Software Quality Assurance Engineer - Canary Wharf - Competitive Salary + Bonus

A leading media and news provider are currently recruiting for an innovative Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join a team of tech professionals. As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer within this organisation, you will be working with technical and non-technical team members to create, maintain and execute system tests both manually and automated.

Along with delivering raw assets such as text, graphics, pictures, and video, our client also has a mission to provide the richest packaged media possible, and to provide an industry leading user experience for their customers.


  • Detect defects and create informative bug reports and effectively follow up on bug closure
  • Advise the team on major issues to product quality
  • Create test reports detailing all bugs and issues found in each test iteration
  • Keep the QA systems updated with relevant data and configurations to ensure effective test coverage
  • Must be able to work on more than one-time sensitive project at a time
  • Be proactive about testing, test coverage, and resolving issues

Skills & Experience Required

  • Specific knowledge and understanding of internet protocols and web technologies
  • Specific knowledge and experience working with test automation tools and frameworks such as Selenium
  • Ability to work with software developers and discuss technical issues in detail
  • Specific knowledge and experience working with web services and RESTFUL APIs
  • Specific knowledge and experience working with relational databases
  • Specific working knowledge of performance and load testing tools
  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development
  • Familiarity with Source Control and CD/CI systems such as Git and Jenkins
  • Ability to create effective test plans
  • Ability to write effective test cases (manual and automated)
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them in to test cases
  • Ability to program in Python and Javascript (Python preferred however other languages will be considered)

Skills & Experience Desired

  • Proven background of test engineering experience
  • Current or former software developer who loves testing
  • Current or former experience in media and/or news delivery systems
  • Experience with satellite technologies
  • Experience in broadcast media and video standards


  • Working in a renowned media company
  • Competitive salary + bonus
  • Working with innovative tech
  • Working within a highly collaborative team