Senior QA Tester

Jellyfish Published: October 5, 2017



Senior QA Tester

Reigate, UK

Salary: £Competitive

The Role

The Senior QA Tester will be responsible for QA testing as part of a team. You will also be responsible for improving the processes used by the QA team. This position will be working in an environment where cross skilling is essential, and quality is the responsibility of everyone within the organisation.


  1. Suggest processes and workflows for the QA team
  2. Suggest tools to improve efficiency and quality
  3. Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  4. Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  5. Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  6. Design, develop and execute automation scripts
  7. Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  8. Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  9. Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  10. Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  11. Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Experience Required

  1. Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  2. Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  3. Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  4. Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  5. Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  6. Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  7. Familiarity with Content Management Systems
  8. Understanding of programming for the web and basic web security

Skill Requirements

  1. Proven work experience in software development
  2. Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  3. Some exposure to JavaScript, HTML, CSS and PHP for basic debugging would be advantageous
  4. Previous Agency experience in a testing role would be advantageous
  5. Experience of MySQL (or similar SQL language)
  6. Experience in QA tools such as:
    1. Tag UI
    2. Ghost inspector
    3. Test Rail
    4. PhatomJS
    5. Selenium
    6. Blazemeter
    7. jMeter
    8. Acunetix

Key Attributes

  1. A self-motivated individual with the ability to multitask
  2. An outgoing, positive thinker, with consistent levels of evident enthusiasm
  3. Flexible, versatile and copes well under pressure
  4. Open, honest and direct, is comfortable in giving and receiving constructive feedback
  5. Has high personal standards and promotes them in others
  6. Demonstrates a great attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
  7. Great communication skills with the ability to discuss difficult situations with ease
  8. A valued team player, who upholds Jellyfish values and professional integrity at all times
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