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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £50000 - £55000
Sector: Management  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 04/06/2020
QA Engineer Ronald James Group 2020-02-05

Our client have always had an 'agile' software development lifecycle based on fortnightly sprints, with source control and continuous integration and deployment. They use Azure DevOps and git. Their Software as a Service offering is built on a React JS frontend, using TypeScript bundling with WebPack, but they have already migrated some bundles to Fuse Box for development performance reasons. For the backend they use C#, communication with the server is mostly done over SignalR. The backend use sa SQL Server high availability cluster for state and database interaction is performed via Entity Framework where possible. They use Rabbit MQ for messaging between their micro reasonably sized services, with Serilog and Seq for insights. They have their daily stand-ups with a dozen members taking on average eight minutes.  

Who You'll Be

Working closely with their developers and business analysis team, will be responsible for ensuring overall quality and bug capture in their SaaS application. Successful candidate will lead a team of three QA engineers working closely with the development team to cover as much of the system as possible in automated regression tests. Currently the tests a rewritten in Selenium in C#. Working closely with the head of development the candidate will be responsible for providing mentorship and help junior team members learn more about the art of testing as well as improving the quality of the test suites.   


  • Bachelor's degree in any related field, or extra 3 year's commercial experience.
  • At least three years commercial experience as a software tester.
  • At least two years' experience with an automation testing framework.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience of Selenium testing with tests written in a strongly typed language such as C# or Java.
  • At least one years' experience working in an agile environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Great starting salary
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Flexible Time
  • Home Working

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