QA Engineer - £30,000 - £35,000 + Excellent Company Benefits

  • Permanent
  • Berkshire
  • Posted on August 5th, 2022

QA Engineer

Our client is an industry-leading software tech scale-up based in Reading. Their SaaS solution helps organizations solve the challenges associated with safeguarding and preserving digital assets for decades into the future.

They have the technology, funding, experience, and capability to scale their business quickly.

They are growing to meet the needs of their expanding client base and to scale out their growth in the coming years and as a result, we are actively looking for someone who can lead our growing development team.

Their people are hands-on, entrepreneurial thinkers and doers. As a scaling start-up, you will be well supported by the open, approachable leadership team and given the freedom to deliver against the overall business goals.

What you will be doing...

  • You will be responsible for analysing, reviewing and testing our client’s existing product and future additions to the core product.
  • You will also be responsible for the scope of release testing, driving test automation, writing test cases and carrying out a wide range of testing including functional testing, performance testing and benchmarking.
  • This role extends to overseeing external third party product validation for major releases and communicating the outcomes of the testing to the rest of the engineering team.

Key Skills:

  • 2 years’ experience in a software testing or similar software engineering role
  • Organised and able to take ownership of a task or project and see it through to completion
  • Good time management including the ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English)
  • Experience working within a quality controlled engineering environment
  • A self-motivated problem solver


  • Scripting and/or basic programming (e.g. Python, Java, Powershell, Bash)
  • Project/Test Management tools (e.g. Jira, TestRail, Cucumber)
  • Microsoft Excel functions (e.g. Index/Match, Vlookup)
  • Experience using Rest APIs (e.g. Swagger, Postman)
  • Basic understanding of XML and JSON file formats
  • Knowledge of NoSQL and/or relational databases technologies e.g. MongoDB or
  • PostgreSQL

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