Shelter
London, Greater London
£33,731 per annum + excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Closing date: Sunday 16th August 2020 at 11.30pm

Do you have proven experience of manual and automation testing, knowledge of the relevant tools and technology and different testing models and the ability to work with agile methodologies? Then join Shelter as a QA Tester and you could soon be playing an important role at the heart of our Central digital team.

A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change — with individuals, in communities, across society – and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.

About the Role
With cross-functional activities spanning front and back-end development, UX/UI, all aspects of content production, social media, analytics and more, our Central Digital team sets the example for Shelter in digital best practice, discovery and innovation. And, right now, we’re looking for a mid-weight QA Tester, for both manual and automation testing, to improve the quality of our digital products and services. You’ll be working on innovative projects involving complex web-based applications, in an agile environment with. You’ll also be an integral part of our web development function and cross-disciplinary product team that assure the quality of web and mobile solutions. Contributing to project and developments meetings, getting involved in estimate work in sprints, creating test cases for manual and automation and executing test scripts and record test results – all are aspects of this interesting, varied and rewarding role.

About you
To succeed, you’ll need experience of manual and automation testing working with Selenium Web-driver, Cucumber BDD, JUnit, OPPs based programming languages, Jira and Git. You’ll also need knowledge of, and exposure to, manual API testing using Postman or similar tools, the TestNG framework and Jenkins. Excellent communication skills are essential too, as is a real enthusiasm and willingness to work as part of a friendly team in a fast-paced environment. Great at managing your time and prioritising your work, you also know how and when to escalate problems where necessary. What’s more, you’re not afraid to question the status quo and introduce new ideas when appropriate.

We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own. 

To find out more about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website. Apply to be part of our Central Digital team and be the change you want to see in society. 

Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.

At Shelter, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We also encourage applications from people, who have been homeless or have been at risk of homelessness. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them. In addition to this, we encourage an approach to involving people with personal insight of housing issues and homelessness in our recruitment processes.

Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

Posted on: 05 August 2020
Closed date: 16 August 2020
Tags: IT