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QA Engineer

Date: 17-Nov-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet


Our name may not be familiar, but you probably use our services every single day – ever visited a website ending in a .uk?

We’ve been running the national internet namespace for a quarter of a century, sitting proudly at the heart of the UK's critical digital infrastructure.  

Such a responsibility requires world-leading cyber security and we’re gaining a reputation for our innovative new security solutions, protecting our own systems and beyond. 

But we’re also a Public Benefit business. We invest in making a positive impact of the lives that are being most disrupted in our digital age: young people. We’re known as one of the UK’s leading ‘tech for good’ funders and the commitment to building a connected, secure and inclusive digital future drives everything we do. It’s not just rhetoric – ask our staff. 


At Nominet you can expect a competitive salary (depending on experience of course), plus excellent benefits including 30 days holidays, Company Bonus Scheme, Private Medical Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Wellbeing allowance, Remote Working,  Flex benefits and much much more.




As QA Engineer you will be part of a larger well established QA team, owning hands-on and proactive execution of assigned QA activities on projects or releases. You will be involved in diverse manual testing activities across a wide range of technologies and applications, working closely alongside colleagues in the Automation Testing team.




  • Own the preparation and execution of manual system / functional / regression and UAT testing across a range of platforms 
  • Regression testing – Initiate and prioritise regression test scripts to ensure risks are mitigated whilst also making necessary amendments to existing regression test scripts and preparation of new ones 
  • Take ownership of all documentation such as QA Templates / lessons learnt etc 
  • Take ownership of bugs reporting, triage, tracking progress of fixes and retesting/confirmation of implemented fixes. 
  • Contribute to Change Advisory Board and Go-No Go meetings by providing initial assessment of overall QA outcome to determine fitness for deployment to Production. 
  • Share your knowledge - Provide guidance as and when required, by sharing QA best practice outside of the QA team. 




  • Passionate about preparation and delivery of QA test plans 
  • Experienced in working within cross functional teams in an agile environment 
  • Strong experience using test management tools e.g. JIRA, Zephyr, X-Ray. 
  • Experience with Oracle database scripting. 
  • Experience within continuous integration environment 
  • Experience within Agile testing methodologies and behaviour driven development. 
  • Great Understanding of SDLC and STLC. 
  • An understanding of automation tools and languages (Java, Python) would be highly advantageous
  • You will ideally possess a basic understanding of the Internet, Domain Name System (DNS), Registry Systems. 

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