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  • 18th Jul

    QA Engineer

    — Magento eCommerce specialists

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £20K-£24K
    Fun technology company, complex and challenging projects, top clients. Award winning Magento experts, beautifully crafted eCommerce sites. Become a key part of the business and influence tech strategy. An ambitious, fast-growing and award-winning technology company based in Bristol are searching for someone who shares their passion for QA engineering across Magento and eCommerce sites.  This lovely bunch work with a number of well-known names across varied industries delivering beautifully crafted eCommerce sites whilst maintaining a reputation of being one of the top Magento specialists in the UK. Is this where your QA passion lies? This could be the role for you if so. What experience you'll need Solid web-oriented test experience Exposure to Selenium framework Basic understanding of Java programming Ability to work as part of a team and possess good team skills Good communication skills, both written and verbal Good problem-solving skills Attention to detail What you'll be doing You'll be testing high functioning and quality Magento eCommerce websites for varied brands and companies whilst executing instructed test plans. The role will involve working closely with project managers and developers whilst playing a key role in software quality improvement for customer-facing websites. You'll be responsible for testing bespoke solutions for a number of clients, as well as providing support to their existing client base. You’ll be reporting to a QA Tester and Technical Director who are big fans of code detail and code reviews, and will look for you to help to mentor and support new team members as the company continues to grow.  They're always on the hunt for great meetups and events to attend and are promising R&D time as part of the working week. What you'll get in return for your talents You'll get to work on some thoroughly worthwhile projects, pick up new tech and develop your skills in an informal, fun working culture for a business that's growing nicely.  In addition, they offer a competitive salary (Up to 24K DOE), Christmas shutdown and 20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, 3% employer pension contribution into an auto enrolment scheme, entry onto yearly bonus scheme which is based upon the previous year’s profit, Friday breakfast, sandwiches and beers in the PM, fruit, snacks and drinks provided and quarterly staff events. A very enjoyable and relaxed culture with a friendly bunch of people who are tight-knitted and get on very well with one another. What’s next Sound ideal?  Send in your CV with examples of work to Tareek (01179269530) for immediate consideration.
  • 15th Jul

    Test Engineer (Manual & Automation)

    — Delivery-focused tech consultancy

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £45K - £70K
    Excellent training & access to various courses and tech conferences.  Incredibly diverse client base spread across multiple sectors.  Broad & progressive technology stack (Selenium, Docker, Ruby, Python, Cucumber, JMeter). Test Engineer needed for an award-winning tech consultancy in Central Bristol. Founded in the 90's, the business has grown to over 1400 people now with offices across the UK and over in the US. They boast an incredibly diverse range of clients spread across multiple sectors, offering scope to gain exposure to the retail, local/central government and technology industries to name a few. With a broad range of different projects to work on, you will find yourself learning new tech regularly with no day being the same.    What skills you'll need Proven awareness of automated testing using Selenium, Cucumber or Fitnesse, ideally in a commercial environment.  Experience of working in either a Java or C# environment.  Background & recent experience in manual testing.  Good understanding of at least one cloud platform (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Rackspace etc.). Proven track record of following Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) as well as TDD/BDD principles. Any understanding of continuous integration and delivery is highly beneficial (Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins).  What you'll be doing    Joining the Bristol delivery team, you will be working on a broad range of projects which spreads across an incredibly diverse client base with no day being the same. You will participate in regular stand-ups with the rest of the team, working with other engineers to understand the clients product architecture in order to design the most effective test automation tools for the particular project moving forward. Examples of recent projects include a web application suite for a public sector client, as well as a large web-based application for a leading retailer. Quality assurance is a key factor in the companys delivery model so collaboration is key; you will need to ensure you are building quality processes with a stress on exploratory testing, bug advocacy and automation. As a consultancy, there may be times where you will be required to travel to different locations so this is something that you must be open to.    What you'll get in return for your experience   On top of an excellent salary and a communicative team to collaborate with, the company will offer a generous benefits package which includes healthcare & income protection, flexible working hours, a great pension scheme, a competitive rewards structure as well as free snacks in the office, tech talks and regular socials! There are plenty of progression opportunities on offer as well with access to various tech conferences and courses.    What next?   This is a really good opportunity to work for a very well-reputed company, so if you're interested, send your CV to Joe ASAP or give us a call to have a chat! 
  • 12th Jul

    AGILE Test Analyst - APIs

    — Central Bristol

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £500 p/day
    Central Bristol, 3 Month Initial Contract. AGILE Tester. Cucumber, SOAP. An exciting AGILE specialist company is looking for an AGILE Test Analyst, to work on a selection of interesting projects. A hugely successful consultancy, they are looking for contractor support for new and ongoing work. What you'll be doing Working on client driven projects, testing complex APIs in an AGILE environment, that embraces Cloud & DevOps. What experience you'll need to apply for this role Cucumber (Expert). SOAP (Expert). APIs (Expert).   What you'll get in return for your experience The client is offering a daily rate of up to £500 p/day - However, all quotes from suitable candidates will be considered.  What's next? Please apply to with your most up-to-date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.
  • 8th Jul

    QA Manager

    — Plan & implement automation strategy

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £45K - £55K
    FTSE 250 organisation. Modern offices in the heart of Bristol complete with pool tables and ping pong!  Outstanding team, collaboration, key development & progression opportunities. A FTSE 250 business with new offices in the heart of Bristol, are looking for a QA Manager to report into the Head of Digital. There is a team of 5 currently with good scope to grow; they’re in the process of moving towards automation so exciting times for them. There are 5 core websites to take responsibility for, along with their own mobile and various internal systems.   What skills you’ll need Proven experience in a QA management role, preferably with a smaller team of 5-10 people though this is flexible.  Strategic mind-set, hands-off but happy being close to the tech and offering direction to the team around you. Expertise across both manual & automated testing across multiple websites & internal systems.  Knowledge of Team Foundation Server (TFS) is really important, and any experience with Selenium or something similar would be useful.  Ability to utilise a TDD approach to deliver digital platforms, using a fully automated deployment pipeline (CI/CD).  Significant Agile methodology knowledge (Scrum, Kanban). Good business &project stakeholder engagement expertise.  What you’ll be doing Working closely with the Digital team you will take ownership of quality assurance across various customer facing websites & a mobile application, as well as an internal booking system. The aim is to implement a company-wide strategy to automate their current testing approach, currently making up c20/25% with plans to get to c80% in the future. Due to the nature of the business there will always be an element of manual testing involved but this will decrease significantly as you progress. You’ll be leading a team of 5 including a contract resource, taking responsibility for technical direction and driving continuous improvement in an Agile development approach. It’s expected that you will advocate “DevOps” practices for the delivery of various digital platforms, using TDD principles with an automated deployment pipeline. Communication is key; you’ll need to stay close to the Product & Digital teams throughout.  What you’ll get in return for your experience An incredible opportunity to work for a FTSE 250 organisation with a generous salary (£50-55K) and long term progression, allocated training and development budgets, access to courses and conferences alongside a formidable benefits package.  You can expect generous holidays (25 days), flexi-time/remote working, annual bonus (up to 10%) plus amazing discounts at a range of restaurants/retailers. The business earned an award for Investors in People (Gold) so they really know how to look after their employees! Above all, you’ll be in a role with real job satisfaction and the autonomy to evaluate, select and suggest new ideas that will be highly valued. What's next? Sound like the role for you? Send your profile to Joe or give us a call to find out more!
  • 5th Jul

    QA Lead

    — Central offices, progressive technology

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £45K - £55K
    Rapidly growing team with heavy investment. Open source technology. Access to latest courses & conferences to upskill your knowledge.  I’m working with a fast-growing technology business that is looking for a hands-on QA Lead to join their team. They’re currently investing heavily across their technology function and are looking to expand their Central Bristol office, with recent & significant investment received from one of their larger partners.  What experience you'll need Proven experience in a hands-on senior QA role with a good understanding of the SDLC and various 3rd party testing tools.  Familiar with PHP and an ability to read PHP code.  Good understanding of BDD, preferably with Behat but a similar tool would be great.  Test automation experience using Cucumber, Selenium or PHPUnit.  Ability to liaise with off-shore teams effectively.  A passion for accuracy; a Mathematics or data-driven background would be useful.  Understanding of JIRA would be very beneficial. What you'll be doing Joining a talented product team you will take the lead in putting together a test strategy for future apps within the business, as well as helping to bring older systems up to date. Working in a small team there will be a lot of 3rd party test management; it’s expected that you will look after all test plans, having an automation first mind-set in order to implement various testing processes into the software development lifecycle. You’ll take a lead on embedding testing practices into the SDLC and will need to engage with internal stakeholders - Product Owners, Testers, Developers to bring them on the journey with you. What you'll get in return for your talents You'll be joining a high-growth team at an early stage and will have the chance to take your career in multiple directions with this role as it grows. They always look to go on industry relevant techie conferences every year and will give you access to various courses/conferences to upskill in any areas you may not be as confident with! On top of that, the salary available is £45-55K and there is a generous set of benefits on top including a wellbeing cash plan, drinks fridge, contributory pension and 25 days' holiday, with access to additional benefits in the pipeline as the team grows.  What's next?  Please get in touch with Joe with a CV today to hear about the finer details! 
  • 13th Jun

    QA Engineer

    — Web, Apps, Automation - Progressive Software House

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £32K-£37K
    Innovative digital products, amazing client base.  Exciting projects, R&D/innovation focus.   Training/conference budget, hacks, emerging tech and more. Hugely successful digital specialist in Bristol with a reputation for innovation and quality are looking to add to their 20 strong technical team. As a QA Tester within the team you’ll be testing a wide range of sites and applications for some seriously cool clients. What skills you'll be needing Understanding of Mobile device testing and cross browser testing process and test tools. Knowledge of Security testing XSS, XSRF, SQL Injection. Ability to help manage Test case / Issue tracking management tools. Preparing and maintaining test documentation, scripts and data. Able to conduct Performance and Load testing for large scale projects. Proficient in SEO checks for large scale projects. Good understanding of Test Automation best practices and frameworks. The capacity to be able to setup CI build tasks and an understanding of DevOps. A passion for web Accessibility. Thorough knowledge of structured development and QA methodologies and processes. Identify and report defects in a timely and efficient manner. What you'll be doing Working alongside some seriously talented developers and testers you’ll be able to improve every element of your game on projects that are genuinely exciting. They’re constantly inventing and re-inventing so need someone who keeps a keen interest in the latest and emerging tech. Projects will include complex web and application testing right through to experimenting with AR etc. You will join a growing, highly focused and passionate QA team and be expected to collaborate with your work colleagues to ensure quality measures are met across multiple lines of work, for some worldwide recognised brands. What you'll get in return for your talents There’s a real variety of work on offer, no day is likely to be the same as the one before here! With a salary of up to £37K you'll find the team take part in regular R&D time (half a day per week) building new products and learning new tech and ways of testing as a group; many of the team have attended international tech conferences and gained certifications. There’s plenty on offer in terms of career progression as well as a training budget, pension, healthcare, long Christmas shutdown (2 weeks), Friday beers/takeaway, powerful kit and a programme of fun socials/trips. What's next Like the sound of this one? Send in your CV to Tareek (01179269530) now for more info.
  • 13th Jun

    QA Engineer

    — Web/Apps/Mobile | Not-for-Profit Space

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £23K-£30K
    Award-winning Software House. Friendly, sociable and progressive environment. Website testing for variety of market leading & house hold name brands. One of Bristol’s most established and ambitious digital software houses are looking for a QA Engineer to join their fast growing and friendly team. With a growing presence in the Charity sector, you’ll join a talented team motivated to making a difference in the not-for-profit space. What skills you'll need Proven commercial experience of website testing. Test case generation, creating manual test scripts etc. Previous experience of Visual Studio Test Manager and Team Foundation Server would be advantageous. Good understanding of CMS, HTML and using browser developer tools to diagnose issues would be beneficial. Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and be a self-motivated. Knowledge of automation tools such as Selenium would be seen as a bonus. What you'll be doing Working closely with a team of highly skilled developers, you’ll be testing a variety of websites, web applications and mobile for some top clients and brands, as well as bespoke software solutions and Dynamics CRM systems. Working with tools such as Visual Studio Test Manager and Team Foundation Server, you’ll be responsible for creating test plans, identifying & reporting any faults and taking ownership of the quality of the final product. You will be expected to contribute to the company culture of self-learning and knowledge sharing, looking to continuously improve company practices. There’s an amazing opportunity here to pick up skills with automated test tools such as Selenium and get some really big-name client project experience. What you'll get in return for your talents Alongside the job satisfaction of working on an interesting mix of web and software projects for a business that rewards its staff regularly, you can expect some great benefits and incentives too.  There’s a competitive salary (£23-30K) annual bonus, paid staff events, access to training/certs, cycle parking and showers, pension, health plan and much more on offer here.  They have a very well positioned office near to a huge range of lunch options and a massive park as well as a short walk to Temple Meads train station. Don’t miss out on this big opportunity!   What's next? If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply now or contact Tareek (01179 269 530) for more info!
  • 10th Jun

    Digital QA Lead

    — Integrate new & emerging technology

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £35K - £50K
    Award-winning international retailer. Social culture, flat structure with lots of autonomy.  Brand-new function with scope to grow a team around you.  A family-owned international retailer is looking for a Digital QA Lead to join their fast-growing team in Central Bristol. They’re a tight-knit business with ethical values, now operating in five mainland European countries as a major worldwide leader within their market. With a turnover of £400m+ and countless accolades including the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the business are in growth mode at the moment with plans to build a brand-new testing function within their eCommerce team.  What skills you’ll need Proven experience as a hands-on QA/Test Lead, preferably in an eCommerce environment though this isn’t essential.  Working knowledge of manual & automated testing using at least one of the following: Selenium, Cucumber, Fitnesse, Specflow. Ability to build test strategies from scratch, as well as expertise in TDD/BDD principles, unit testing and configuration management.  Expertise in testing eCommerce websites would be highly beneficial though not essential. Significant understanding of Agile methodologies & continuous integration. Awareness of JIRA is useful too.  Comfortable working in a dynamic & changeable environment where adaptation is key.  What you’ll be doing The business doesn’t have a massive testing environment so the aim is to set up a brand-new testing function within the eCommerce team, with scope to grow a team around you. It’s expected that you’ll build the testing strategy from scratch, taking ownership of test environment provision and driving Agile best practices across the team. You will advocate continuous integration, introduce TDD/BDD and unit testing to more junior employees as well as offering expertise in configuration. The main aspect of this role is to look after the business’ range of eCommerce websites so any previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial. Initially this role will be very hands-on but will evolve into more of an oversight position as the team expands around you. At this point you will take on line management responsibilities, mentoring other team members and creating a trusted delivery capability moving forwards. You will also play an integral part in keeping up to date with, and suggesting new and effective testing approaches and tools to bring into the company. What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary (up to £50K) with a stream of benefits, including 25 days holiday, discretionary profit share scheme, auto-enrolment pension, childcare vouchers, death in service (x3), cycle to work scheme and parking on site. Core hours are 8:30-5pm but flexi-time is okay, and they are in the process of implementing a new remote working policy as well.   What’s next? Sound like the right role for you? Send your CV to Joe or give us a call to have a chat. 
  • 22nd May

    Automation Test Engineers

    — Flexible working, modern tech

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    Competitive
    Global business with exciting & rapid growth plans!  Progressive and adaptable technology exposure spread across multiple stacks. High-level creative solutions for global organisations and household names. Cutting edge and globally renowned technology giant establishing Bristol operations! With plans to grow beyond 200 over the next 2 years, they are looking for a number of Automation Testers to join their outstanding team. This opportunity offers unparalleled scope for progression. This really is a great chance to get exposure to a number of new, modern and emerging technologies. What skills you’ll need Commercial experience of Automation Testing, with either Selenium or Cucumber. Along with proven ability to design & implement test automation frameworks.  Working knowledge of integration, user acceptance, performance, functional & non-functional system testing.  Demonstratable understanding of test management tool administration (HP ALM, QC etc.). Exposure to the SDLC and understanding of where various testing tools are appropriate to use within the lifecycle.  Commercial awareness of Agile/Scrum environments and working methodologies. ISTQB or similar would be a benefit. Client-facing, consulting or digital agency backgrounds would be ideal. If you’re well-versed with some of the above, but feel like you’d have a lot to learn, please still get in touch. The business is considering applicants with different backgrounds and technology experience; training and development is at the heart of their approach to expansion. What you’ll be doing Joining a team poised for rapid growth, working closely with developers, designers and analysts. All to ensure successful, high-level delivery of creative & digital technology projects to the company’s client portfolio. You’ll will take ownership in defining automation test plans, while supporting large and complex client test delivery. Participating in regular sprints, constantly reviewing test processes and practices to keep the team adaptable to change. No day is the same in this role, offering huge variety and exposure to a broad range of progressive technologies, working within an innovative and collaborative team.   What you’ll get in return for your talentsIncredible opportunity to work for a Times Top 50 Employer, offering a competitive salary. Along with outstanding long term progression, training and development. You will also have access to courses and conferences alongside a fantastic benefits package. You can expect generous holidays, a discretionary bonus, healthy pension. A flexible benefits scheme tailored to your own personal preferences! This is a fantastic chance to be a key part of an expanding technology team in stunning new offices, designed to hold regular tech meetups, events and drive innovation.What’s next?To discuss this opportunity further, send your CV to Rich or call to find out more. 
  • 21st May

    Senior Automation Tester

    — Rapid business growth & career progression

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £40K - £50K
    Variety of web, mobile & data science application projects centred on IIoT.  High-growth period with scope to get from 35 to 100 in the next 2 years.  International customer base working with a diverse range of household names.  A well-reputed predictive analytics & application consulting provider is going through a rapid period of growth and are looking for a Senior Automation Tester to join their team. Born in America, the Bristol office is now at 35 (developers, testers, data scientists/engineers) with scope to get to 50 in 2019, and 100 in the next 2 years. They work in a highly Agile environment, working with an incredibly diverse & global customer base spread across the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Spain & Monaco. The business is constantly looking to integrate new & emerging technologies into the business; a lot of their techies are customer facing as well.  What skills you'll need Proven expertise within automation testing, ideally with a breadth of technology exposure.  Significant knowledge of various automated testing tools, such as Selenium & JMeter.  Ability to write test cases & strategies. API testing and an understanding of software security would be useful.  Experience of testing within a cloud environment.  Awareness of any of the following technologies would be highly beneficial: React/Redux, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, CI/CD etc.  Understanding of Agile/Scrum methodologies and ability to work in a highly Agile environment.  What you'll be doing  Joining a team of c15 developers/testers within the data science team, you will take a passion for innovation and drive the quality assurance across all projects. It’s expected that you will use your automation expertise to advocate best practices across the business, as well as helping more junior developers to learn about things like unit testing. The ultimate aim is to improve test strategy across the data science team and this role will play an integral part in that journey. It’s highly Agile so you’ll be involved in regular sprints; you’ll be in a very changeable environment so you’ll need to be adaptable to different tech and offer openness to integrating new & emerging tech/tools into the wider stack.  What you'll get in return for your experience The company offer a very relaxed & casual environment, offering flexible working hours (core day is 10am – 4pm) and plenty of scope for training & progression. As the business expands there could be scope to move into a senior position depending on which way you see your career going, and they encourage their employees to go on a range of training courses & tech conferences. They’re offering a generous salary (c£50K), health pension scheme and free food in the office. It really does have the culture of a start-up but with the backing of a large international business!  What next? Sound like the role for you? Drop Joe a message or give us a call to find out more! 

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