Software QA Engineer

15th August 2023
Job Type
£40000 - £45000 per annum


Software QA Engineer

£40,00 - £45,000 basic

Home based + occasional office visits in Birmingham

What does "greenfield" mean to you?

Working on something new and helping to build something from the ground up?

This company has just launched it's QA function to further aid the whole software development team. You'll be helping to shape the whole team as it continues to grow. They've just hired the first QA employee and you'll be the second person in the team.

The best bit? The company is making waves in the medical industry and you'll truly be making a difference to helping improve people's lives in what you do.

Your Challenge


This is a fairly new role for the company, and department too. Their established development department is being divided into two teams: a smaller development team, and a support team consisting of the new QA team. This is where you step in.

Working closely with the Senior QA Engineer, you will join them on their journey to a fully automated QA department.

As an experienced QA tester, in both manual and automation testing, will put in place testing processes and plans, and implement the tests, by setting up frameworks from scratch.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Software QA tester who is looking for the next step in their career. As the function grows, you will have a huge influence on building the team and the future of the department.

The Business

This Medical start up has gone through a huge period of growth in the past 8 years. You'll be coming into a sub-50 person company with huge financial backing as a Software QA Tester.

Their next journey? A fully automated testing team.

This role is primarily WFH with very occasional office visits in their Birmingham office. They are a very sociable team, who like to meet up every now and then for team meetings which include drinks or a bite to eat, every 6 weeks or so.

About You

You must be an experienced Software QA Engineer / Automation Test Analyst who is able to hit the ground running and set up frameworks from scratch.

You must have experience in the following:

  • Strong background in Software Testing
  • API Testing (Postman)
  • Automation Experience (e.g. Selenium/Jenkins)
  • .Net or C# Environment
  • Strong SQL

If you have any experience with medical devices this is also beneficial.

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