Newcastle / Edinburgh / Bristol / London

Test Engineer (Senior/Lead)

Do you want to test complex and sophisticated software solutions using the latest technologies?

The Role

The Role

Scott Logic builds large-scale, bespoke, business-critical systems for some of the world’s most high-profile organisations. The business is expanding and we’re in need of talented and self-motivated test professionals at all experience levels to join and help shape our growing testing practice.

To be part of the Scott Logic Test Practice, you’ll be a highly skilled, experienced critical thinker, looking for an exciting and challenging role in a thought-leading UK-based software consultancy that prides itself on delivering the best in bespoke software and services to a varied portfolio of global clients.

You will have both the technical skills and the consulting experience to help take our testing practice to the next level through client engagement, strategic consultancy and the delivery of innovative testing services.

You should have:

  • A passion for, and plenty of experience testing software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Expert understanding of, and the ability to provide leadership on a range of testing engagements
  • Previous experience in a consulting environment
  • Knowledge of one or more of Java, C#.NET, JavaScript, JUnit, TestNG, HTML, CSS, SQL
  • Experience with end-to-end test automation, eg. Selenium, Jasmine, Protractor
  • Experience of Continuous Integration systems
  • An understanding of oracles, heuristics and generation of testing ideas
  • Exposure to the full software development lifecycle and Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience of context-driven testing principles

It would also be great if you have:

  • A relevant university degree
  • Experience in a commercial working environment
  • Involvement in open source projects
  • Experience in Technical and Operational Testing

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"Here, everyone is passionate about delivering high quality solutions to clients, constantly considering how our approach adds value to the delivery effort and the overall objective."

Wullie, Newcastle

The Benefits

The Benefits

Our people are our greatest asset, crucial to the continued growth and success of Scott Logic. With this in mind, our full range of benefits includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • A non-contributory pension scheme of up to 10% of salary
  • 25 days holiday per year, excluding Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days with length of service
  • An incremental death in service plan
  • Group income protection cover
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Excellent career development opportunities including company supported training, certification and mentoring at all levels
  • Regular internal and external social events
  • A friends and family referral programme, payable to anyone who refers a successful applicant

You are also able to take advantage of:

  • Optional private medical cover (including member discounts)
  • The option to sell up to three days annual leave back to the company, or carry them forward, each calendar year
  • A childcare voucher scheme
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • A travel loan scheme
  • Discounted gym membership options
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"If you want to become a test engineer, you need to be curious about how things work, how people think, and how people react."

Hannah, Newcastle

4 Step Process

4 Step Process

  • 1. Put yourself forward

    Use our online form to tell us about yourself and attach an up-to-date CV
  • 2. Time to talk

    Be prepared for a telephone interview so we can begin to delve a little deeper
  • 3. Face to face

    We want you to get to know us, as much as we want to get to know you, and the best way to do that is face to face
  • 4. Show us your skills

    We’ll gauge your technical ability by setting you some problems to solve

“Here at Scott Logic we encourage testers to think critically and research thoroughly so they can be confident in talking about testing in depth and with passion."

Daniel, Newcastle
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