Description and Requirements

Are you an agile Test Engineer interested in working on technology which impacts millions of users worldwide? Our Mobile development team in the centre of Bristol has an opportunity for a technical tester who values shipping quality builds on a regular basis. Ideally, you are also able to contribute to a growing test automation code-base and toolchain.

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You can swiftly spot weaknesses in a system made of many moving parts; you’re up to date with what’s changed in the latest Android or iOS releases and understand their impact. You can also proactively write code to extend a test framework and automate tests to ensure bugs don’t surface again.


You’ll be working to create a world class user experience in one of the fastest moving consumer technology domains, alongside a formidable team of fellow engineers, designers, commercial strategists and electronics engineers.


  • Keep up with an Agile development team, formulating verification tasks for stories but also understanding the big picture for the week ahead. Provide critical input at all stages of design and development of a new feature.
  • Perform exploratory testing, being able to de-construct the interactions between apps, products and a micro-service oriented cloud platform to find weak spots.
  • Implementing automation scripts, contributing to test suites and UI automation written in Ruby (Appium) and driven by Cucumber.
  • Spot where automation can help and add capabilities to in-house crafted emulators and diagnostics tools to make future testing easier.
  • Discover and reproduce bugs, documenting them in our JIRA project.
  • Your communication skills will lead your engagement with project managers, internal customers and developers to prioritise defects/bugs on live projects and regular releases.

Skills:

  • Exposure to Xcode and Android Studio development environments
  • Proficient, or interested in, open source test frameworks like Cucumber and appium and programming in Ruby.
  • Proficient, or interested in the native app automation frameworks like XCUITest and espresso.
  • Experience of and/or interest in Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and Agile methodologies. 

Desirable
  • Experience of creating test frameworks and pragmatic strategies, assessing automated testing tools and creating test methods.
  • Familiarity with automated build/deployment of mobile app builds, HockeyApp or Test Flight.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, MQTT, Amazon Device Farm/Xamarin Cloud or similar and connected embedded systems.

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Discounts on Dyson machines