Senior Test Engineer

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Who We Are

Simpplr provides employee experience software that helps companies connect and align employees. With what Simpplr calls Live EX, the platform helps companies communicate better in a distributed world and measures an organization’s heartbeat by understanding employee alignment and sentiment in real time. Ultimately, Simpplr aims to enable more positive work environments by helping organizations be more open and caring.

Trusted by leading brands, including DocuSign, Eurostar, and AAA, our customers are achieving measurable productivity gains, increased employee engagement and retention, and accelerated business performance.

Simpplr is headquartered in Redwood Shores, CA, with offices in the UK, Canada, and India, and is backed by Norwest Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, and Tola Capital. Simpplr is widely acknowledged as one of the fastest-growing, most innovative, and most liked solutions in our market. We boast numerous top-tier accolades and encourage you to check us out on various review sites.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for experienced test engineers to join our team in the UK to help build the future of work. Successful candidates will be working closely in a cross-functional team with senior software engineers, product managers and UI/UX designers helping us automate our testing strategies. Working together, they will be responsible for delivering development projects from start to completion.

Your Job Responsibilities

What you will be doing:

  • Working in a talented cross-functional team to launch new user-facing features.
  • Defining test strategies for new features to ensure a high level of quality
  • Writing end-to-end tests for our code and services using Cypress
  • Coaching software engineers, helping them improve their testing skills
  • Participating in agile ceremonies; regularly and sustainably delivering value in two-week sprints.
  • Understanding, applying and optimising appropriate test mechanisms (functional, regression, smoke) and tools to improve the verification efficiency through automation
  • Help influence the overall architecture and direction of the application.

Your Skill Set

What makes you a great fit for our team:

  • You are user focused – we solve our customer’s problems together; everybody has a say in planning, design & execution.
  • You have 3-5 years of industrial experience in software testing
  • You love identifying new technologies, patterns, and techniques and planning out how we can apply them to improve the quality of our testing process
  • A strong knowledge of different software testing methodologies
  • Good knowledge of API testing tools like (Soap, Postman, JMeter)
  • A deep understanding of the challenges facing automated software testing
  • Exposure to agile / scrum methodologies
  • You’re comfortable writing JavaScript or another programming language. All our automation is written in Javascript or TypeScript.
  • You understand accessibility standards and laws and how they can impact testing. 
  • You’re excited by working in a fast-paced startup environment.

We’d especially love to hear from you if:

  • You have a vision of how you think automated testing can be improved and want to implement it 
  • You have a good track record of project leadership and mentorship of QA and test engineers
  • You’re familiar with CI/CD pipelines

Location:

We're looking for exceptional candidates anywhere in the UK, ideally south based so you can travel to our Brighton office occasionally. We mostly work remotely and have an allowance to help teams get together in person at least once a quarter for meetings, planning sessions and social activities.

Benefits:

Simpplr provides a competitive compensation package along with other benefits. We believe in work-life integration and offer a flexible work environment. These benefits, coupled with an amazing team who believes in our mission, and values transparency, autonomy, and inclusiveness, make Simpplr an incredible place to work.

UK Specific Benefits:

  • NEST pension scheme
  • Stock option & grant plan
  • 25 days holiday (plus UK bank holidays and 4 additional company-wide recharge days)
  • Working from home equipment allowance
  • Mobile phone contract contribution
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Employee training budget
  • Employee referral program

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