QA Analyst (Labs Team)

September 21, 2021

The Opportunity

NovaFori Ltd. is looking for a QA Analyst to join our London team on a full-time basis.  

This role is an opportunity to work for a progressive, forward-thinking organisation where the development team is the company’s backbone. You will be working on new and interesting projects and gain exposure to the latest technologies, whilst at the same time having some fun and working with a great bunch of people.

Maintaining a team-centric philosophy is fundamental to our success. Everyone is encouraged to take responsibility and is expected to contribute to all facets of the development process. We share success when things are going well, while everyone owns the problems when they are not. Each team handles all aspects of delivery for the project they are working on, going from initial requirements to working software.

Key Accountabilities

Your job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Work on building a quality-driven development culture that helps ship products rapidly and with confidence
  • Plan, develop and execute test strategy, across core products and platforms
  • Prepare regular quality reports
  • Investigate product quality in order to make improvements to increase customer satisfaction
  • Create and manage Quality Planning strategy prioritizing, estimating, and coordinating quality testing activities
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics
  • Contribute to prepare automatic regression plans
  • Collaborate with the Product Development team to ensure the quality of the product
  • Solid interest and enthusiasm on gaining exposure to test automation

Experience

  • 4+ years of experience in a QA role applied to front-end and back-end interfaces

Must have experience with:

  • Automated testing (e.g., Gherkin Language, Selenium, Selenium WebDriver)
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming
  • Some programming languages (e.g., Java, C#, Python, Javascript)
  • Planning test efforts and writing scripts to support both manual and automated testing
  • API Testing
  • Test Design: BDD / TDD / Requirements Review
  • Be able to triage issues and provide developers with analysis for a more detailed investigation
  • Understand the role of quality assurance in an Agile development environment
  • Are comfortable working closely with developers, stakeholders, users and other QA analysts in a highly collaborative environment
  • Curious and keen to develop a deep understanding of our product

Nice to Have

  • You should be able to write simple code to test applications (exercising rest and soap web services)
  • Knowledge of SQL or exposure to interrogating NoSQL databases

Have experience with:

  • Open Source Performance/Load Testing Tools (e.g. JMeter, Postman);
  • Git/TFS
  • Test management (e.g. TestLink, TestRail) or any other test management tool
  • Creating test frameworks and strategies, choosing automated testing tools and creating testing standards

Skills & Qualities

  • Team player. Positive proactive attitude, willing to turn your hand to any problem, and willing to work things out when they fall outside your area of direct expertise;
  • Eager to work as a member of a team and pitch in to ensure the team succeeds with its commitments;
  • An interest in expanding your horizons and learning new skills as well as caring about doing things well.

Organisation

This role reports to the Head of Delivery within the Technology Delivery Department

You will be part of the Labs team that works closely with new clients to help onboard them to our platform. Labs also head up the development of our NextGen product. We are designing NextGen to speed up the onboarding and deployment process, freeing us up to create new, innovative and exciting features to allow for a more democratic, transparent and trustworthy marketplace.

Get Rewarded

We pride ourselves on listening to all our employee’s needs, and we have developed our benefits package to reflect this.

We currently offer:

  • Competitive Salary (Negotiable depending on experience)
  • 25 days Annual Leave
  • Your birthday day off
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • 4 x salary Life Assurance
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities

What is it like to work for NovaFori?

NovaFori has offices in London and Malaga and currently comprise a team of 70+ people, with plans to grow as a result of major projects in the pipeline. The new London office is tailored to the needs of our innovative teams, whilst on-going production teams are basking in the Spanish sun.

Learning and Development. Your career path does not have to be linear at NovaFori. We will support you on whatever journey you wish to take.

Agile Development.
We are committed to agility and encourage continuous improvement in all aspects of our business.

Great people to work with and a fun place to work.
You will work with smart people like you, who are progressive and open minded.
We do things well, but do not take ourselves too seriously. Enjoy free snacks, a fridge full of drinks, pool table, team socials, axe-throwing, etc. All the tech firm clichés!

Be part of something important.
We are using marketplace design and technology to disrupt multibillion-pound industries, from commodities to logistics. Be part of it!

About Us

About NovaFori: We are a cutting-edge technology company based in London and Malaga, with a decade of experience in combining business analysis, marketplace design, development, and data science. Our technology supports B2B and B2C clients in Europe, North America, and Asia, with over $11bn GMV transacted through our platforms since inception.

Our Platform: Our auction and trading platform, powered by data science, is deployed across multiple industries, including commodities, financial services, logistics and procurement. The technology platform is flexible, scalable, and modular, designed with a B2C user experience and supports the complex product attributes of the B2B world.

Data Science: We leverage data by using machine learning algorithms to understand what is happening in the market, predict future trends and optimise marketplace performance.

Application process

To apply, please submit a cv, with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and details of your current salary and remuneration package to hr@novafori.com