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Senior QA Consultant

As a Senior QA Consultant at Amido, you will be playing a key supportive role within your project from a hands-on technical and leadership perspective; resolving team challenges that might arise within a complex project and helping that client to realise the business benefit of an investment into the cloud.

About the role and what you'll be doing

You will be helping to create and define complex test strategies for client projects and helping to educate those clients on testing best practises. You will also be building automation frameworks from scratch and performing both functional and non-functional testing.

You will be working across the full project lifecycle closely with your Amido team members, understanding their business and client requirements, navigating through complex stakeholder relationships, and articulating solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences, as well as coaching and mentoring members of the project team.

Amido has a diverse set of communities, as well as your core competency, that you’ll be encouraged to contribute to, and learn from, where projects and client commitments allow.

You will be a self-starter, and proactive in your project work and your career, continuously looking for ways to add value to your community and Amido.

We are a client-facing business, but we do encourage clients to allow us to work remotely for a majority of the time so if you are not required to be on client site, you can choose to work from home or in our Amido offices.

What you’ll bring to Amido

We are looking for passionate QA Engineers bringing the following skills and experience:

  • Delivering production software using an Agile methodology 
  • Executing performance, regression, integration, system and configuration tests
  • Creating automated frameworks in one technical stack from scratch including writing tests for web applications and RESTful API services in code  
  • Working on large sized projects with multiple teams collaborating together
  • Articulating the advantages and disadvantages of different test frameworks were chosen to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Understanding that there are many ways we can test, and not one method fits all projects  
  • Passion sharing knowledge and foster a 'test first' mindset in your project team and within the organisation  
  • Great communication skills, in particular: presenting, collaborating and partnering with stakeholders  
  • Understands architectural concepts of the backend and frontend, DevOps and Data Engineering
  • Confidently resolving challenges on a complex project and being responsible for outcomes and setting test quality standards, advising on sub-set of testing practices, defect management and reporting

What we offer you

  • We will give you a place to strive and grow, and you will have the opportunity to work on interesting, yet challenging projects. You will apply your skills and experience to building a better world founded on intelligent technologies.
  • This will be an extremely varied position that’s all about problem-solving and finding the right technical solutions for your client. You will be given autonomy over your work so that you will have the opportunity to shape the projects you’re working on.  
  • We are a people-first business, which means people are at the heart of everything we do here. We offer our consultants a safe environment where knowledge sharing, and open communication is encouraged. Whether at one of the internal monthly events, such as Lunch & Learns, Tech Time, and internal competency meet-ups, or at one of our community groups, such as football, gaming, yoga, or wellbeing; we have strived to build a business where everyone feels welcomed, included, and valued.

Benefits package

  • 27 days annual leave, rising each year to a total of 30 days (plus bank holidays)
  • An annual training budget of £2,000
  • Generous company pension
  • Private healthcare with Vitality
  • Season Ticket loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Income protection

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