SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

Overview of the Role:

Markup are looking for an experienced and motivated QA Developer to join our talented development team. The Software Test Engineer is responsible for designing testing scenarios for usability, functional and non functional tests. The role is responsible for conducting automated and manual testing, thereafter analyse the results and in collaboration with development teams manage the findings. The tester will be included in the scrum team and interact with the client to better understand the product requirements or in case the design requires any kind of modifications.

As this is the first role of its kind within the Company, you will have an excellent opportunity to grow and develop the role as you progress. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Be the ‘go to’ body for all things QA related - advising and recommending QA best practice to the team

  • Ownership of the testing solutions within the continuous integration process

  • Ownership of test strategy and planning in large projects

  • Manual and automation testing

  • Building functional test plans, driven by business requirements

  • Responsible for automated tests, tools and frameworks

  • Test process improvement with the help of metrics

  • Support with testing in terms of architecture, Core flows /APIs (REST, RPC)

  • Trace test procedures with the help of test traceability matrix

  • Develop automated and manual test cases and prioritize testing activities regularly

  • Execute all the test case and report defects, define severity and priority for each defect.

  • Carry out regression testing every time when changes are made to the code to fix defects

  • Work closely with developers to agree test cases and their acceptance criteria

  • Working across multiple projects with an agile approach

  • Setting up and maintaining QA automation Infrastructure


SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Specific Experience: Experience of testing full-stack applications with an understanding of functional testing, QA automation techniques and best practices. Experience of Test Planning, Test Cycle Management and creating and executing Test Cases

  • Excellent Communication: Both written and spoken is paramount, you will not only be working with our team of in-house developers, but will also be in contact with our clients 

  • Cross Function Abilities: Comfortable communicating and working with both our backend and frontend development team

  • Software and Tools: Experience with Agile development and waterfall methodologies, experience of Git, Jira Jenkins, and relational and non-relational databases from a testing perspective

  • Industry Knowledge/Interest: Excellent understanding of the writing testable code principles

  • Accuracy: Keen attention to detail and strong problem solving skills 

  • Self-Development: Continuous learning mindset, ability to keep up to date with fast changing trends 


THE COMPANY AND BENEFITS

Markup is a highly successful, ambitious software development company, offering eCommerce software to exciting, established and highly recognisable fashion brands. We are a small, specialist team with a distinct culture built on collaboration, trust and a passion for the product/industry. This role would be especially suited to someone who has worked (or is keen to work) in a small-medium sized company.

Working at Markup offers the opportunity to join a growing business, with exciting clients and a supportive team in a Glasgow City Centre location. You will also benefit from:

  • 28 days holiday entitlement (plus additional day for every year with the company)

  • Flexitime - we know working life can’t always be a 9-5 routine!

  • Remote working/WFH

  • Discounted cinema tickets

  • Stocked kitchen - drinks, snacks and fruit

  • Employee referral scheme

  • Training and development budget/opportunities

  • Paid company outings and social events (as well as a few staff planned socials!)

  • Friday drinks

  • Dog friendly office (don’t worry, we work around allergies etc)

  • Access to ‘perks at work’ platform

  • Open and friendly culture

As we grow, so do our benefits! We are always looking for ways to improve and to reward and recognise our hard working staff.

Salary is dependant on experience so is negotiable for the right person, it is helpful to us if you can include a salary expectation in your application.

To apply, please send an up to date CV to holly@usemarkup.com