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Financial Services

Quality Assurance Engineer

Ref: 3406| Posted: 22nd Sep 2020

Financial Services Quality Assurance Engineer – Brighton – up to £50,000 plus excellent benefits


Insure Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a highly successful FinTech company based in the heart of Brighton who are experiencing a period of growth within their team and are actively seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer to join them.


The overall purpose of the role is to ensure quality for all changes made to our suite of applications, built in .NET or React Typescript. The work is varied (analysing requirements, contributing to overall delivery quality, writing test cases, extending the automated regression pack), challenging, fast-paced and rewarding. Being a robust, proactive quality gate within an Agile team.

You will be responsible for -

  • Analysing and helping to shape requirements
  • Test planning, scripting (both manual and automated) and reviews
  • Execution of tests to support sprint goals and deployments
  • Test script reviews
  • Becoming a subject matter expert for the project area being worked on
  • Driving quality within the Scrum team and the wider delivery community

Skills and experience required for the role -

  • Ability to translate requirements into test scenarios using BDD / Gherkin syntax
  • Experienced in driving quality as part of a Scrum team
  • Proven experience in writing automation tests for web applications
  • Automation tests must have been written with CucumberJS with TypeScript
  • Test execution and report (manual and automated)
  • Selenium experience
  • Using source-control tools such as git
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Testing across multiple browsers/devices
  • Strong written and presentational skills


Desirable Skills -

  • Financial Services
  • Working within the SAFe methodology
  • SpecFlow with C#
  • React
  • Familiar with CI / CD pipeline tooling – TeamCity and Octopus
  • Understanding and usage of Kubernetes and Docker
  • Usage of issue tracking systems such as JIRA
  • Usage of Test Management Tools such as Xray
  • Foundation ISTQB/ISEB
  • Experience using Security or Performance testing tools and techniques such as OAuth Zap, Jmeter, Blazemeter