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QA Engineer

July 6, 2020

Location: London (with potential for travel)

Division/Team: Digital Transformation / Software Engineering

Reports to: Engineering Director

Type of Contract: Permanent

Who can Apply:

  • Candidate must have software testing experience with a focus on testing with Open Source including Java, Linux and Amazon Web Services (AWS). They will be comfortable working directly with business stakeholders as well as working within an agile delivery team. The role also involves internal 6point6 work too.

Must be security clearable:

  • UK/EU passport OR Indefinite Leave to Remain OR Right of Abode
  • Resident in the UK for the last 5 years
  • No criminal record

Brief Description:

As part of the Digital Transformation / Software Engineering practice, we are focused on creating a modern architecture and complex delivery practice that is capable of delivering cloud, digital and agile transformations to our clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong software testing background, will have worked in large teams, will be able to perform as a client-facing role, and will be willing and able to contribute to 6point6 internal Digital Transformation strategy, thought leadership and sales and marketing efforts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver high-quality implementation and documentation for critical testing functionality.
  • Deliver high-quality automation tests
  • Deliver automated testing as part of a CI pipeline
  • Operate in an agile environment as part of a scrum team and participate in sprint rituals.
  • Work with members of multiple skills to understand designs, functional requirements and triage issues.
  • Participate in thought leadership on technical subjects and Digital Transformation by creating thought leadership materials as directed
  • Assist in the promotion and delivery of digital transformation engagements

Essential skills:

  • Strong testing experience and interest in quality testing.
  • Development experience, ideally Java
  • Experience with Databases
  • Understanding of distributed architecture
  • Strong hands-on knowledge of open source tools, libraries and standards
  • Experience of working in Behaviour Driven Development
  • Knowledge of agile delivery methods and can participate in an agile team
  • Good knowledge of open source and open standards
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt
  • Ability to build rapport with team members and clients

Desirable:

  • Cucumber (in any language)
  • Continuous delivery automation
  • Large-scale application development Experience of BPMN
  • Experience of DevOps tooling and Continuous Delivery
  • Knowledge of AWS, Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of non-functional drivers for design, including an ability to performance tune, profile and debug the application
  • Knowledge of common integration techniques and approaches
  • Ability to understand and challenge designs
  • Consulting background

Benefits of working with 6point6:

At 6point6, we offer a fantastic compensation package which is well above industry standards with a host of other benefits including company pension, laptop, cycle to work scheme, private medical and dental insurance and a generous holiday allowance.

Life at 6point6:

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QA Engineer role

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