Web/ Mobile Tester - Chester center - £30,000 - £35,000

  • Location:

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, N. W. England, England

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Web/Mobile Tester - Chester - £30,000 - £35,000 - Additional beneifts

This really is the perfect opportunity for a passionate Tester / QA to not only join a rapidly expanding team but to have a crucial say in the testing processes used across the entire team as well as seeing your input in its end result.

You will also have the unique opportunity to work within a likeminded, collaborative team who eat, sleep and breathe technology and are united in pursuing the newest tech and progressing their own technical skills!

Role Outline

As our newest Mobile App QA, you will accountable for the following areas of responsibilities:

  • Support our iOS and Android apps to create the best booking & holiday experience app possible.
  • Define QA processes for the team.
  • Create and execute test plans for the APP
  • Work in an agile way with our development team to create high quality features for the app.
  • Help maintain the high quality and low crash rate of our customer app.
  • Monitor crash reporting and live app status.
  • Monitor user issues and analyse severity.

Skill Requirements

Essential to have:

  • 3 years' experience of mobile app testing
  • Experience of testing and analysing issues at a technical level
  • Excellent organisational, planning and prioritisation skills.
  • 'Test first' mentality, and the willingness to champion testing throughout the SDLC
  • Solid understanding of automation concepts i.e. what should/shouldn't be automated and a desire to expedite repetitive tasks using an appropriate automated solution
  • Solid understanding of manual test principles including Exploratory Testing and Session Based Test Management
  • Experience of analysing and prioritising defects

Nice to have:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent IT qualification
  • Experience of automated testing of apps
  • Experience of leading QA teams
  • Experience of defining QA processes within a business
  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate
  • Experience of testing end- to-end systems or websites is also desirable

Personal Attributes in line with Sykes Key Values:

Living by our Values of 'WE':

  • Earn Trust
  • Drive innovation & Change
  • Achieve together
  • Grow & Learn
  • Communicate honestly

About Us

Their goal? To be one of the market leading independent providers by 2020, they're aiming to be Number One in the UK. It's an ambitious goal, but that hasn't stopped us succeeding before. Our success has been recognised both within and beyond our industry - we've won a prestigious "Best in Industry" for the last five years, and have been recognised by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the "1,000 companies to inspire Europe". We're a fast-paced, exciting company to work for, but haven't forgotten our roots.

Although the tema work hard, they also believe in rewarding that hard work. In addition to salaries, they offer a generous benefits package including:

  • 33 days' holiday (including bank holidays)
  • An additional day off during the week of your Birthday
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Staff pension
  • Private Medical
  • Death in Service payment
  • Subsidised park and ride passes
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Long service awards - cash payments and increases in holiday allowances
  • Staff discount on cottage holidays
  • Free worldwide travel insurance (including family members)
  • Wellness extras, including free annual flu jabs, reflexology sessions and free fruit supplied in the office

Web/Mobile Tester - Chester - £30,000 - £35,000 - Additional beneifts

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