QA Engineer


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Becoming a QA Engineer /Test Analyst with Barrachd:

QA Automation Engineer

Location - Edinburgh

Exciting opportunity! We are recruiting for number of QA Engineers / Test Analyst (Entry level, Associate) to join a successful expanding team. Work as an integral part of our Agile Scrum team to develop software products. You will be joining an experienced agile scrum team of 11 which has been running Agile Scrum for 24 months, we are now recruiting to double the team size with the option to run as two teams. We have and encourage a positive, cooperative, team first culture. Technologies include C#, Python, SQL server, React framework, Java, Azure, Message queuing, Rest APIs, social media streaming. Exact methodology and technology matches won't matter if you are enthusiastic and willing to learn.

What you will do:

  • Work as an integral part of our Agile Scrum team to develop software products

  • Deliver all aspects of QA to ensure that all required standards are achieved

  • Perform, and report on, manual and automated testing

  • Help ensure our products delight our customers and function as expected
    Develop and enhance automated and manual tests

  • Work on functional, non-functional, performance, regression and system tests

  • Work with developers to resolve issues

  • Follow agile scrum methodology

Your experience will include:

  • Use of automated testing using tools i.e. Selenium, Cucumber or Protractor desirable

  • Experience across testing layers - manual, UI, service, unit

  • Testing APIs with tools such as Postman/Swagger

  • The ability to act as the point of contact for all QA aspects of a release

  • Experience and/or qualifications in QA Testing

  • Apply behaviour-driven development (BDD) or Test Driven Development (TDD) approaches

  • The ability to multitask and problem solve

  • Full time permanent post in Edinburgh City Centre with flexible working

About Barrachd

Barrachd became part of Capita plc in 2015, joining the business's Digital and Software Solutions division - which makes up the UK's second largest software firm. Barrachd means ‘more' in Gaelic and ever since we were founded in 2007 that's what we've tried to deliver; more understanding, more support, more answers. One thing we don't deliver is more data - nobody needs more information. What's missing is insight. Joining us, you'll be part of a team whose job is to piece together the data that's already there and then reveal what's about to happen. We span industries, sectors, roles and geographies, but wherever we work, we create bespoke business analytics solutions that allow businesses and organisations to find the information that they need, exactly when they need it.

Barrachd are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers' needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday (rising to 27), access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. Location at our modern, open and light office in Edinburgh City Centre

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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