QA Engineer – North West England

QA Engineer

Ascent People

North West England


QA Engineer


North West




£38000 – £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits




QA Engineer, Software Tester, Integration Testing, API, Front end testing – Office and home working.

My client, a leading tech company, located in South Manchester is looking for an experienced QA Engineer to enhance their forward-thinking QA team with the goal to innovate, optimize and scale the capabilities of their leading digital lending platform.

The role; As an experienced QA Engineer you will work in one of my client’s product development squads performing API and Front end testing. You will also get the opportunity to pick up some automation testing experience.

Key responsibilities for the QA engineer role include;

* Designing and executing test cases and following testing standards
* Exploratory testing of applications based on expected and unexpected functionality
* Creating, maintaining and executing automation test scripts
* Working and liaising with stakeholders, delivery managers, business analysts and developers within an agile development process
* Ensure the quality remains high for the services delivered by the team
* Serving as the owner of quality levels within the delivery team

Experience needed;

* Minimum 3 years of software testing experience with formal ISTQB accreditation (foundation or higher) or relative industry experience
* Accurately recording the output of testing, logging defects with sufficient clarity and managing them throughout the defect lifecycle.
* Experience in manual testing for APIs using Postman.
* An understanding or willingness to learn web automation testing
* Experience in writing SQL queries for interrogating databases during testing.
* Experience working in an Agile software development environment.
* Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
* Experience in regression testing, usability testing, stress testing, acceptance testing, and exploratory testing.

As an experienced QA Engineer, you will receive the following benefits and more;

* A highly competitive salary
* Bonus scheme based on personal and company performance
* 33 days holiday (includes bank holidays)
* 4% pension contribution & pension advice
* Health cash plan (plus free balance for dependants up to the age of 16)
* 2 x Life Assurance
* Enhanced Maternity/Adoption/Paternity Pay
* Enhanced sick pay
* Income Protection
* 2 x days holiday buy/sell
* Voucher/Tech scheme
* Cycle-to-work scheme
* Birthday takeaway voucher
* Benefits portal with access to a wide range of retailer discounts

Interested? Please send your CV for immediate consideration

Ascent People is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy and Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered