QA Tester

London (West), London (Greater)
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Overtime + Many great benefits
06 Jan 2014
03 Feb 2014
Full Time

Backend QA Analyst - 35-40K Plus overtime + Many great benefits - Zone 2

Based in West London, We're a leading services provider of creation, content management, promotion, and delivery solutions of digital content across all media platforms. Due to a recent substantial customer success, we're looking for a experienced backend tester to join the team.

This role will mainly be a database testing, purely manual testing with the vision of doing automation in the future.


  • Extensive experience of test planning & execution and all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Practiced at working in multidiscipline teams, i.e. Business Analysis, Developers, Environment Build and Delivery etc.
  • Experience with configuration management and the delivery phase of development
  • Knowledge of the full SDLC from hands on, quality-focused roles
  • Skilled in defect management employing a recognised industry product
  • Proven Exploratory testing skills
  • ISEB qualified
  • Estimation skills and techniques


  • Demonstrable know-how working with an iterative delivery model (e.g. Scrum) and within the framework of larger waterfall/V-model process in combination (e.g. MSF)
  • Experience of the media industry, culture and issues would be an advantage as would be a technical understanding of the technologies used in the industry and technical directions
  • Coming from a development background with demonstrable experience of test approaches
  • Exposure to Continuous Integration and Test Automation
  • Familiarity with an Agile support product(s) e.g. Grasshopper, ScrumWorks, Version1
  • Acquainted with JIRA
  • Confluence / Twiki skills