QA Professional

Job Req ID:  700
Posting Date:  22-Sep-2022
Function:  Software Engineering

The Balance, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

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About this role

The Quality Assurance Engineer (QA) is responsible for testing, validating and verifying that Plusnet platforms are fit for purpose at all times. This is achieved by the use of automation, regression tests and adherence to acceptance criteria for all work submitted by the Quality Assurance team, which will be rolled to the live platform. You work collaboratively as a member of a team to refine requirements, creating test plans, designing test cases, writing scripts, and testing the applications. You also provide technical and coordination support to the internal software release cycle.

You will continuously evaluate the systems, Quality Assurance policies, standards and procedures for improvements and take into account legal, regulatory, Human Rights and policy constraints.

You will develop a good understanding of the needs of your customer. We are very customer-focused and take pride in considering customer experience at every step.

As a Quality Assurance Engineer you keep up to date with the latest developments in Software Testing and apply industry standards and industry best practices. You will seek to keep your knowledge current and to share innovative ways of working with your teams which might improve efficiency and help deliver better overall quality during project deliveries. 




  • Follow and pro-actively inspect processes and standards and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Continuously improve quality of products. 
  • Personal development and improvement of skill set
  • Keeping up-to-date with latest developments in your field


Skills & Experience

You will form part of a self-organizing, cross-functional Scrum team delivering valuable software in weekly iterations.  You will use a variety of agile engineering practices such as TDD, Refactoring, User Stories, Continuous Integration and Pair-Programming to deliver high quality software at a rapid pace. We work closely with business Product Owners to understand their goals and to help shape solutions. Through weekly retrospectives and contributing to the on-going refinement to our Scrum way of working you will help us to continue to improve as a team and deliver more business value, faster.

As a QA Engineer you are responsible for the testing and support of software applications as required by business projects


  • Strong QA testing experience
  • Continuous integration
  • Working in AGILE/SCRUM


  • Git source control
  • MySQL 


Competitive salary.

10% on target bonus.

25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing with service.

BT Pension scheme, minimum 5% Employee contribution, BT contribution 10%.

Huge range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, childcare vouchers, healthcare, season ticket loan.

Option to join BT Shares Saving schemes.

Discounted BT products including free broadband and BT Sport.

Access to 100’s of retail discounts including the BT shop.


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