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Quality Assurance Engineer

Date: 17-Feb-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet

NEVER HEARD OF 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 profit with a purpose 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.  
   

THE BEST BITS  

  

At Nominet you can expect a competitive salary (depending on experience of course), plus excellent benefits including 30 days holidays, Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Wellbeing allowance, Remote Working,  Flex benefits and an onsite fitness classes and studio.  

 

ABOUT OUR ROLE 

 

We know that QA testers are key in solving the puzzle, the protectors at the gateway, finding the bugs and testing the stress. But imagine being part of a fun team of a successful and well-established QA team at the heart of change. 

Working on systems and applications that truly are at the heart of the internet. You will be contributing to delivery of a vibrant digital future, whilst being empowered to grow your technical skills, whilst preparing and executing allocated QA activities.  

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING 

 

  • You will 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 

  • Documentation – 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. 

 

WHO YOU ARE 

 

  • Passionate about preparation and delivery of QA test plans 

  • Experienced in working within cross functional teams in an agile environment 

  • You will ideally possess a basic understanding of the Internet, Domain Name System (DNS), Registry Systems. 

  • Strong experience using test management tools e.g. JIRA, Zephyr, X-Ray. 

  • Experience with Oracle database scripting. 

  • An understanding of automation tools and languages (Java,Python) would be highly advantageous. 

  • Experience within continuous integration environment 

  • Experience within Agile testing methodologies and behaviour driven development. 

  • Great Understanding of SDLC and STLC. 

 

WHAT NEXT ? 

 

If this ticks your boxes and you want to join a world class organisation, then hit apply now ! 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

ONLINE APPLICATION>>VIDEO INTERVIEW>>FACE TO FACE INTERVIEW>>JOB OFFER

Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a brief online application form and profile.


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