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About the role
We are looking for an experienced Manual QA Engineer to join our platform team. The company has been rebuilding the base product sets on which its services are based using the latest technologies and products including Selenium, Golang, Kubernetes, Elastic Search, and much more.
We are seeking an outgoing, energetic, and above all talented individual who can period of high growth, including further international expansion and changes to its core proposition. This is a genuinely exciting opportunity for the right candidate to grow into a more responsible position in a team as the business enters new markets and adopts new technologies, and your expertise to bring to life.
You’ll be accountable for delivering best-in-class engineering, best practices, and standards whilst part of a team of high-caliber technology professionals building a class-defining product.
The role is hybrid (remote mostly) and your specific salary will depend on your country of employment, and the level of expertise and knowledge you’ve gained. But, irrespective of your location and level, you’ll earn a competitive rate, and a comprehensive benefit and reward package. We will regularly review your performance and help you to plan your growth and development with career progression opportunities along the way.
What you’ll do
• Review requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
• Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases
• Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
• Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open-source tools
• Identify, record, document thoroughly, and track bugs
You will perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved and develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs. You will liaise with internal teams (e.g., developers and product managers) to identify system requirements, monitor debugging process results, and track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts. Last, but not least you need to stay up to date with new testing tools and test strategies. Skills like knowledge of some key e-commerce principles and understanding of performance, load, and security testing principles and best practices would be considered an asset.
Skills and Experience
- Experience in automation testing (preferably Selenium Webdriver)
- Experience in testing e-Commerce stores
- Have strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
- Be able to write clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases
- Demonstrate a good understanding of SQL
You need to have strong experience in manual testing and cross-browser testing and knowledge in testing experience with API. You need to demonstrate experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process. It is essential to have excellent written and spoken English communication skills and comfortable working in a dynamic and agile environment.
Working at Ascent
This is a hybrid role, where you can spend time at the office or work from home. This is a company where your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we'll support your professional development with training and certification, with regular feedback and review.
Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favorably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.
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Why join Ascent?
We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.
Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.
Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.
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