hedgehog lab is a global technology consultancy and we are on a growth trajectory. We are looking for developers who can help us deliver great products & digital solutions to our customers across the globe. While we have always been about premium digital experiences, our current customers (who consist of some of the biggest FTSE 250 & Fortune 500 companies) demand that we take our skills & the team to the next level to deliver a world-class service. We would love for you to come on that journey and help us do some award-winning work.
Ideally, you will have great passion for the development of world class mobile apps. We want someone who is more than an employee, who takes a 9 to 5 pay-check and wants a job typing away at a keyboard. We want people who are passionate about staying up to date with the latest advances in mobile technology, finding ways that it can be leveraged for businesses and end users.
We are looking for a Junior Test Automation Engineer who can help us deliver great products & digital solutions to our customers across the globe. Ideally, you will have a great passion for supporting the development and maintenance of large-scale mobile and web applications, with hundreds and thousands of users covering an existing global user base.
This role is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. This position is a remote role initially due to COVID-19 but we fully expect to be back in the Newcastle office within a few months and you will be expected to work from there. It is mandatory to have permission to work in the UK legally.
Full-time, permanent, Junior Test Automation Engineer
Work on projects to monitor and drive quality
Create & manage automated UI testing scripts
Create & manage manual tests where needed
Monitor usability, performance and accessibility of our apps
Contribute to the continual development of our internal testing processes
Monitor, track and report on bugs / issues across your projects
Essential: an appetite to help us produce quality native mobile and web applications
Desired: experience of mobile testing using Appium or equivalent
Desired: experience of cross-browser web testing using Selenium, Cypress or equivalent
An aptitude and openness to learning new skills and technologies
Strong opinions on what goes into making a quality app around areas including performance, usability and stability.
Experience with, or a willingness to extend your skills in testing
Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, and other supporting systems
An understanding of SCRUM/agile methodologies
Passionate with a desire to deliver world-class products
Detail oriented and delivery focused, with the ability to think big
Organised and self-motivated
An excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients
Outgoing, personable, sociable and easy going
Always eager to learn and to share knowledge
Comfortable with pressure and deadlines and can work in a fast paced environment
A competitive salary
Unlimited holidays. While we count paid leave, it's not metered.
Best of breed equipment
Customised benefits package that works for you including childcare vouchers, discounted holidays etc.
A transparent & open company culture where politics is shunned & everyone works as a team.
We are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all. If you require any adjustments to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview then please contact Zoe Wheeler, Head of People, on 0191 249 8039.
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