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QA Analyst

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Cold Banana is seeking an experienced QA Analyst who will work alongside our team of project managers and developers on a range of projects from bespoke web and mobile applications, apps, CMS-driven solutions and software products. 

Experience in front-end, integrations and unit testing to verify UI, functionality, consistency, performance, and accessibility is essential. You should have experience of working using test automation tools and you should be familiar with Html, CSS, JavaScript and Git.

A key role, this is a chance to have a real and meaningful impact on shaping the way that we create and deliver quality solutions. 

The Role 

  • Working inside a small cross-functional & agile team
  • Identify, isolate, and track bugs throughout testing 
  • Review user interfaces for consistency and functionality, identifying any potential problems that users might encounter. 
  • Being an advocate for quality and encouraging developers at all levels to write high quality, testable software
  • Adhere to organizational policies, standards and best practices in application testing, documentation, and maintenance that support industry best practices and project approaches. 
  • Design, develop, implement and document both manual and automated test plans. 
  • Perform and document risk analysis 
  • Develop standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness 
  • Research and analyse product features being tested 
  • Research new tools, technologies, and testing processes 
  • Communicate with the internal team to help clarify development tasks and attend quoting meetings when required. 


Requirements 

  • 3+​ years of work experience as software QA 
  • 3+​ years using modern testing tools and software (e.g. Selenium, Cypress, Lighthouse) 
  • Aptitude with ​software QA methodologies, tools, and processes 
  • Clear and accurate written and verbal communication 
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Aptitude with​ UX and UI concepts. 
  • Familiarity with using CMS (WordPress, Contentful or preferably Umbraco) 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in software design, engineering, or computer science
  • Alternatively, 3+ Years of relevant experience 

 

Personal Qualities

Cold Banana is committed to fostering an environment where people can thrive and prosper. That means possessing key qualities and values that create an open mindset and behaviours that support a positive culture. These are some of the things we look for & expect from our team:

  • Punctuality & reliability
  • Trustworthiness
  • Pride & passion
  • Ownership & care
  • Enthusiastic, positive can-do attitudes
  • Adaptability
  • Great communicators
  • Confident professionalism
  • Respect & kindness

 

Benefits 

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Extra day per year for continued employment 
  • 3pm Friday finish 
  • Bonus holiday days over Christmas shut down 
  • Basement Gym for staff use 
  • Various tax incentives such as Cycle to work scheme 
  • Pension Scheme after the initial 12 weeks 

 

Salary £24,000 - £30,000

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