QA Engineer




QA Engineer, Cardiff, £40,0000 - £45,000 p/a + Benefits

A great opportunity to join a leading software house in Cardiff as a QA Engineer has arisen.

This position would be working for a very successful FinTech organisation who offer a groundbreaking payment solution built on an AWS platform. They have a global reputation for the quality of the software and are looking for a new QA Automation specialist to embark on some exciting new projects this year.

Key Skills

  • A complete understanding of lean and agile methods of software delivery and the principles and practices of BDD, ATDD and TDD
  • Flexibility in working around logistic and technical blockers
  • The ability to work closely with non-technical and technical stakeholders in order to determine accurate acceptance criteria
  • Attention to detail
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Critical thinking, interpretive and analytic abilities
  • Team working and workload management skills
  • Soft skills e.g the ability to communicate improvements and challenges effectively, being able to say no when necessary, and a strong willingness to improve

Key Experience

  • Diagnosing, reporting, tracking and resolving quality issues utilising ticketing systems and
  • documentation software - e.g. JIRA and Confluence
  • Manual testing, Automated testing, ideally Cucumber/RSpec using Ruby, or Java based tools
  • SQL
  • API testing
  • AWS deployments and deployment tools - e.g. Jenkins
  • Release testing

Desirable experience

  • Testing, agile or AWS qualification e.g. ISTQB or AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • UI testing
  • Performance testing using JMeter or Gatling

But they understand it's not possible to tick every box and are happy to talk around potential.

This is a really good opportunity to join one of the best and fastest-growing tech companies in South Wales. As well as being able to offer a competitive basic salary there is a host of benefits on offer such as remote & flexible working, generous holiday allowance, pension, health, continuous training & development, and an autonomous working environment.

This position is commutable from all areas of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, and Bristol.

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