QA Engineer: functional testing, web application

Bristol, Bristol. United Kingdom
Cloud8 is seeking a skilled and motivated person to fulfil software quality assurance at Cloud8 as we take our established and highly successful product to the next stage. We're scaling up and have moved to the cloud – this is an opportunity to stretch your skills in a fast-paced, flexible and happy working environment.

You'll collaborate with experienced members of our team to deliver verified solutions to the employee benefits sector, contributing to software quality decisions from planning to release. At Cloud8 you'll always have a voice and your perspectives will be valued.

You will be challenged and supported as you make a well-rounded contribution to every part of our software lifecycle . You’ll combine your expertise with your curiosity and willingness to learn things, helping us continually release high quality software. 

Example deliverables

  • Incremental improvements to quality processes throughout the team and the development lifecycle
  • Improving team productivity by helping catch bugs and issues early
  • Consistent improvement of our automated testing suites, including managing outsource partners, if we engage them for setup and implementation
  • Maintaining a fully documented whole system test suite

We're looking for

  • Someone with a collaborative mindset who will work closely with developers, product owners, etc. to ensure quality is 'baked in' to every part of the software development life cycle
  • Proven skills in testing a sophisticated web application; functional, integration, regression and performance testing
  • A willingness to roll up your sleeves, and do effective testing
  • A positive advocate for quality, and upholding quality standards
  • Attentive to security and data integrity measures
  • Familiarity with automated testing at a variety of levels (e.g. UI, API, unit, load, performance) and enthusiasm to learn more
  • Proficient knowledge and experience of working with Selenium (or similar)
  • Proven experience of working with issue tracking software
  • Ability to prioritise and progress testing across multiple workstreams
  • Ability, and desire, to learn and embrace new skills

Current ecosystem - we'll welcome your influence 

Selenium | PHPUnit | Swagger Inspector | Gatling


£40,000 - £55,000+ we're keeping an open mind

About us

Cloud8's mission is to give access to digital benefits for a million people within three years. Joining as our primary QA person, this is an opportunity to get involved early in the life cycle, by attending design discussions and standups, helping us achieve the quality standards we need.

Location: North Bristol (BS35), at the office two days a week, or more, plus remote working