Location
Remote - UK
Department
Quality Assurance
Advertising Salary
up to £40,000 depending on experience

About The Role

We are a growing people centric Consumer Finance business, who are expanding our QA/Test team by appointing a fully remote Senior Tester.

We’re offering a Senior Test Analyst the opportunity to further embed our quality focused approach to software development across our critical business transformation and cross-business change projects, and ultimately support the development of our cutting edge FinTech organisation.

We’re looking for someone with a passion for quality, community building and mentoring to remotely lead testing within a delivery team. In addition, you’ll be hands-on in designing and implementing test strategies for web and mobile applications. In addition, you'll have a strong understanding of understanding of the Modern Testing Principles with experience of session based exploratory testing. 

This is a fantastic home-based position for someone seeking work life balance too, and an excellent opportunity to join a highly Agile team of Developers, Testers and Designers who are focused on delivering high-quality customer-centric products and services. You’ll find a dynamic environment and a highly supportive and people first culture that enables new ideas.


Benefits

  • Opportunity to join a growing fintech business undergoing significant digital diversification
  • Fully remote role – be based anywhere in the UK
  • Home-Office equipment and furniture provided
  • Fully supported virtual induction program
  • Digitally enabled company who will provide you with an online working community and social events
  • Great incentives such as life assurance (4x salary), long service awards, health cash plan, company share scheme, pension up to 7 % matching contribution, 25 days holiday, plus option to buy and sell holidays, Perkbox membership providing 200 perks, discounts and freebies….

Key responsibilities

  • Promote quality culture across the SDLC and champion a whole team testing approach
  • Deliver and support all test and release activities for your delivery team as appropriate, ensuring the business and technical requirements for change are thoroughly understood
  • Lead and actively participate in all aspects of the SDLC, championing Agile ways of working, and proactively contribute to all events
  • Mentor others in understanding system architecture and testability for production & pre-production environments, and supporting systems used to apply changes
  • Help identify and implement the use of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, and test automation to continuously improve quality and Lead Time
  • Encourage team collaboration on test and release process improvements, assessing suitability and defining implementation where appropriate
  • Monitor QA activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identify areas of improvement
  • Identifying barriers/resistance to quality changes

About You

We’re looking for an excellent communicator and experienced senior who is enthusiastic to work in an Agile environment. Someone, who is quality focused with a modern testing perspective, able to pick up new techniques and enjoys keeping up to date with advances in mobile/web technologies and how they can be applied to projects.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrable experience operating in a variety of software delivery frameworks, including Scrum
  • Demonstrable experience of defining and executing successful test plans
  • Demonstrable experience of testing at all stages of the SDLC
  • Demonstrable experience leading the test activities on their workstreams
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible in approach and positive about change
  • Strong attention to detail, combined with an appreciation of the wider picture
  • Broad knowledge of a variety of current test and release tools
  • An appreciation of test automation techniques
  • Strong knowledge SQL to prepare test data and verify test results
  • Relevant certifications from respected institutions
  • Experience of working in the financial sector

About Us

We are a growing relationship driven consumer finance business offering digital financial products through our brands, Dot Dot Loans, an online loans service and U Account, a digital online current account service. We’re not your typical mainstream financial services business, we provide alternative digital customer-focused services which reach over 40,000 non-standard finance customers. We are a business that thrives on innovation: we like working with people who get excited about digital products and innovative technologies who share the same vision; to deliver online financial products for our customers that ensures they are informed to make the right decisions and treated fairly. 

If you feel you’re the right candidate for the role as our Senior Test Analyst, click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

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