Senior QA Consultant
As a Senior Consultant at Amido we will expect you to be playing a technical leadership role. You will spend most of your time leading the Test aspects of an agile delivery team (most likely at a clients’ offices) on an exciting project helping that client to realise the business benefit of an investment into the cloud.
About the role and what you'll be doing
As a Senior Consultant at Amido we will expect you to be playing a technical leadership role.
You will spend most of your time leading the Test aspects of an agile delivery team (most likely at a clients’ offices) on an exciting project helping that client to realise the business benefit of an investment into the cloud. Our projects vary a huge amount from client to client, so you’ll never get bored.
You will be initiative in your approach to testing and problem solving and have the technical ability to lead any project from a testing prospective regardless of the project tech stack.
You will work closely with senior technical people from the client, Amido Business Analysts and Developers with the support of your colleagues outside of the project, as well as playing a leadership position coaching and mentoring members of the project team.
Amido has a rich and varied set of communities (on a wide variety of topics from security to mental health) as well as your core competency that you’ll be encouraged to contribute to, and learn from, where projects and client commitments allow.
You will be a self-starter, and proactive in your project work and your career, continuously looking for ways to add value to your community and Amido.
What you’ll bring to Amido
A passionate desire to learn technology and practices within test
Experience delivering production software using an Agile methodology
Ability to work with teams to improve their test approach
Excellent exploratory testing skills
Ability to collaborate effectively with other software development disciplines
Deal well with ambiguity
Experience with good development practices (repository management tools (git), versioning, clean code, package management)
Experience with continuous delivery practices (branch management, pull requests, code reviews, running tests in CI/CD
Understanding of performance, security, accessibility and reliability testing.
Great attention to detail
Great communication skills in particular: presenting, collaborating and pairing with stakeholders Patience
Passion to share knowledge and foster a ‘test first’ mindset in your project team and within the organisation
Challenge us all at Amido to continuously improve our testing practices
Understanding that there are many ways we can test, and not one method fits all projects
Experience in a consulting business or client facing role
Successfully navigating through complex stakeholder relationships
Creating a collaborative team environment where everyone’s opinion is heard, but knows when to be assertive, back down or escalate
Comfortable owning meetings
What we offer you
We will give you a place to strive and grow. You will have the opportunity to work on some super interesting, yet challenging projects with a highly-skilled team already in place.
We will give you autonomy over your work, and the opportunity to have a voice to help shape the projects you’re working on.
Our guiding values – pragmatic, agnostic, people-first and always questioning – are reflected in everything we do here and we’re looking for likeminded people to join us and add to this already fantastic culture.
We are a people-first business and we put people at the heart of everything we do here. Expect an annual training budget of £2k, some flexible working and lots of socials.
• 27 days annual leave
• Discretionary bonus based on individual and company performance
• Private medical insurance
• Life assurance
• 1:1 financial planning
• Corporate gym membership
• £2k training budget
• Company Pension
• Season ticket loan
• Flexible working
• Cycle to work scheme