Senior QA Engineer (Android)

Location: City of London, England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 15-05-2018
Jobskey Consultancy UK LTD  are actively recruiting an experienced Senior QA Engineer (Android) on behalf of our award-winning client who is one of the UK’s top fashion and beauty destinations, expanding globally at a rapid pace.

The Role
The Web & Apps department is at the heart of our client’s technology; their goal is to create the ultimate customer experience through inspiration, engagement and excitement for the fashion industry. They achieve their objectives using all the latest technologies at scale to be always ahead of their customers’ expectations.
Our client is fast growing and their teams are responsible for all the websites and apps that power the company, reaching out to more than 15 million active customer’s world-wide. You will have the opportunity to join a group of top talents who set the best practices in everything they do on Web as well as iOS and Android native apps. As a team, they never sit still and if you have a knack for thinking up fresh ideas, and love working in a fast paced, innovative environment where you are passionate about technology and what it can do, please do get in touch.
The Android application is our client’s fastest growing channel. The experience they’re created has been rewarded by millions of customers as one of the best shopping apps on Google Play. The application is always evolving, blending the Google Material Design guidelines to their unique and award winning UX which sits on top of innovative platform capabilities that have built by their back-end engineering teams.
They’re continuing their success and therefore need a Senior QA Engineer with Android specific experience. The Android team will drive the creation of new features like our recently launched ‘style match’ visual search function; a great example of how we’re constantly implementing features with the customer in mind.
  • Collaborate with Engineers to help shape the quality of the Android application together
  • Contribute specialist testing knowledge and promote good engineering practices within your team
  • Use customer insight, feedback and reviews to assess releases and to integrate them into new ones
As a Senior Engineer within the team, they expect you to also:
  • Lead within your agile team and be the ‘go-to’ for Android specific knowledge
  • Mentor junior team members where possible and work with the Agile Delivery Manager to help them progress within their role
Who Are We Looking For?
  • You’re able to provide outside the box thinking and can consider how development of the Android application will drive change across all devices
  • You’re able to use experience to predict where issues and bugs may arise further down the line and pre-emptively test against them
  • You’re proactive in the mobile communities whether they are forums or meetups; you may even write a blog! They want to know that your passion for mobile extends outside of the working day
  • You’re able to look to the industry to find new and exciting ways they can enhance the development of the Android and wider Web & Apps team
What Skills Will You Need?
 Web & iOS
Whilst your focus will be on the development on the Android side of the business, you’ll need to work closely with web & iOS specialists in the team for a consistent experience across devices.
The Role of Automation
Automation plays a part in what they do. However, they need testers who have a strong exploring mindset, testers who can explore software, requirements and beliefs in order to test these areas. Be prepared to bring your explorer mindset to the role as well as helping with automation efforts.

Unfortunately, candidates requiring visa sponsorship will not be accepted. British citizen/EU citizens/ILR applicants only. Candidates on a tier 2 dependent visa may be considered for exceptional candidates
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