Junior Test Analyst

9-day fortnight – get every other Friday off!

  • Location Remote first with quarterly meet ups for 'hack days'.

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary Up to £28,000

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Tech-for-good company breaking down barriers for people with neurological difference.

Remote first with the option of basing yourself in their offices in Exeter.

Opportunity to grow and onboard new skills within a highly supportive environment.

We’re working with an inspiring tech company on a mission to support people with autism and/or neurological difference to achieve their goals and live more independently. Their product provides practical assistance to empower users to manage challenges and maintain their wellbeing, combining technology and on-demand human support. Research suggests that three-quarters of people who need help never get it, but this business is fiercely determined to help people to thrive by addressing this unmet need and creating a fairer, more accessible world for their users.
 
Award winning and approved by the Department for Education and Department for Work and Pensions, this business is supported by the NHS and has over 8.5k users (and growing!). Their product is widely used across health/social care, HE and the workplace.
 
They’ve recently secured over 3.5 million in grant and investment funding to scale their team so they can reach more users. As part of this growth, they are looking for a Junior Test Analyst to join their team.

What you’ll be doing:
 
Reporting to the Test Manager and working alongside 3 other Testers within a well-established engineering team, this is a varied role with a primary focus on manual acceptance testing. You’ll be working across Mobile and Web Apps, advocating for user-experience, helping to achieve high levels of test coverage and standards. There’s an ambitious road map with a lot of through put and you’ll play a key role in helping to increase test capacity, enabling the team to be more proactive, remove bottlenecks and install best practice.
 
You’ll work in a supportive and highly collaborative environment, with company-funded training to support your development. Down the line, you can expect to get involved with automation as they already have a fairly comprehensive automation suite, so this is an ideal opportunity for someone looking for a role with room for growth.
 
You’ll be working with stakeholders at all levels across the business, so you’ll need to team-oriented in your approach with excellent communication skills and a knack for problem solving.

The skills we’re looking for:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • ISEB/ISTQB foundation level certificate (has or is working towards).
  • Some background or interest in software development.
  • Collaborative approach and team oriented, happy to liaise with various stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical and thorough with an eye for detail.
  • Structured, logical approach to problem-solving.
  • Able to work autonomously to agreed priorities.
  • Flexible, adaptable to changing priorities. 

Desirable

  • Basic coding skills, ideally C#, java or javascript
  • Basic automation skills using Selenium WebDriver, Cypress or similar.
  • Previous software testing or development experience.
  • Experience in using Jira.

What you’ll get in return for your talents:
 
You’ll receive a salary up to £28,000 plus company benefits including 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), training is supported, and a huge perk is their regular paid wellbeing days – they work a 9-day fortnight, so you have every other Friday off! They are remote first with the option of basing yourself in their offices (Exeter) as much or as little as you like. They bring the team together for ‘hack days’ circa once a quarter.
 
You’ll be working for a mission-led tech for good business with a product that is having a direct impact for its users. They have outstanding employee retention levels, a testament to their supportive and friendly company culture.
 
What’s next?

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