Technical QA Executive

Salary: Competitive, based on ability

About 6B: We are a forward-thinking, fast-paced and growing digital agency based in Wakefield. We need to expand our team to meet the ever-increasing demand for websites, web apps, mobile apps and other exciting projects.

Job Brief: We’re looking for a technical quality assurance executive to join our team. The successful candidate will assist with testing applications, logging defects in detailed bug reports and participating in root cause analysis on a variety of projects for uor clients.

About the role: Working with the development and project management teams within 6B we are looking for a technical quality assurance executive with an eye for detail who is self-motivated and passionate about delivering a high level of quality assurance to our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Analysing software requirements and specifications
  • Web based application testing
  • Logging defects and writing detailed bug reports and participating in root cause analysis
  • Providing technical feedback for PHP and MYSQL problems
  • Demonstrate test plan coverage in walkthroughs/reviews when required
  • Participate in business requirements review sessions with peers and business users

Requirements:

  • An eye for detail, with the ability to spot problems and inconsistencies
  • Self-motivation, with a willingness to learn new technologies
  • Knowledge of testing strategies and testing frameworks
  • Experience working with version control systems (e.g. Subversion, git)
  • Experience of different project development methods (agile, waterfall, etc.)
  • A basic understanding of web architecture, specifically with PHP and MYSQL
  • Strong analytical, documentation and communication skills
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience testing against a user journery and user interface design
  • Someone who takes pride in product quality and has a quality mindset

Bonus points for:

  • Exposure to or interest in Automation testing (Selenium)
  • Development experience with PHP and MYSQL

Benefits of working with 6B:

  • The basics - 20 holiday days each year with 8 bank holidays and a company pension
  • Office treats  - fully subsidised lunch once/month and breakfast once/month
  • Keeping fit - 50% subsidised gym membership
  • Having fun - team days out twice/year
  • Appraisals - appraisals and salary review every 6 months
  • Flexibility - flexible start/end times (8:00-9:30 to 4:30-6:00)
  • Flexible workstation - let us know what tech you need to do your job well
  • Working from home - flexibility to work from home up to 2 days/month

No recruitment companies please.

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