QA Associate

20000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP32000/annum
27 Aug 2019
24 Sep 2019
Contract Type
We have a great opportunity available for a QA Associate to work for an amazing agency in Birmingham.
As a QA Associate, you'll be required to take responsibility for all aspects of testing and will be required to work with development teams, project managers, end-users and other stakeholders to ensure all criteria of testing are fulfilled. Sitting within the Engineering team, you will work closely with the QA team to test all work produced across the production studio and on a custom basis for each product we create and deploy.
Working at all junctions within value proposition design to product development, you will be involved with requirements gathering, generation of test scripts and test plans, integration with software components, all forms of testing, and frequent feedback on our test processes and tools to our teams. As a QA Associate, You will be the flag bearer for compliance against project deliverables and strong industry standards and safeguard our delivery teams from releasing products that undermine high standards.
As a QA Associate you will be responsible for:
Testing products and projects to ensure the agency is fulfilling clients' requirements and brief
Implementation of a strong layer of quality control across all existing products maintained and new products planned to develop
Preparing and maintaining test plans and scripts that are repurposed and scaled out as part of the ongoing QA program
Research, suggest and push testing tools and methodologies to improve not only what is tested but how it's done.
Work with the QA and engineering teams to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the testing process, introducing automated test suites and methods where appropriate
Sharing real-time feedback to engineering and other delivery teams on product defects, and retesting fixes
Liaising with suppliers, team leaders, and engineers on QA requirements at all junctures of the product development lifecycle
Your Experience As a QA Associate:
1+ Years of Digital Agency Experience
Strong understanding of industry-leading test methods and processes
Demonstrable experience in releasing products to a customer and client-ready standard
Worked with senior level stakeholders and commercial teams on selling in the value of Quality Assurance as a staple ingredient, not a commodity
Your Skills As a QA Associate:
Expert level in manual testing procedures
Experience and knowledge of automated testing procedures
Highly analytical, and able to articulate results clearly to secure the right remedy
Detail-orientated, you find the defects others won't
Solutions focused and confident taking ownership of problems and seeing them through to conclusion to achieve the best result possible
Able to communicate and tweak language based on the audience to secure buy-in to general and unique QA requirements
A flagbearer for Quality Assurance within your business, you stand up for the integrity of the program and push back when you can foresee quality will be compromised