Frontend QA Tester

The way we watch TV is changing!

Simplestream is an award-winning provider of video streaming solutions to some of the largest players in the media industry. We build Next Generation TV services for broadcasters, sports federations and media companies using our in-house video workflow, service layer and app framework.

Our clients include UKTV, Sony, A+E Networks, AMC, Channel 4 and QVC to name a few. They rely on us to stream over 200 live TV channels and millions of on-demand programmes worldwide.

We are a well-funded and growing business with a start-up mentality seeking to hire the best talent.

THE ROLE

Simplestream is looking for a passionate and talented QA Tester to assess software quality through manual and automated testing. You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and glitches to our development team. You should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. You are also competent in executing test cases and are passionate about quality. Ultimately, you will ensure our developers are producing high quality applications for the smartphone, tablet and Smart TVs.

You are an experienced QA Tester with good automation knowledge and experience using tools such as Appium, XCUITest (iOS) and Espresso (Android). We are looking for someone that have experience and knowledge of QA practices to work independently, without needing a set of already formulated acceptance criteria (AC) or test cases to further explore the application and find possible coverage gaps.

Your main responsibility is to maintain the high quality of the product, you will be responsible for assisting the QA Lead in testing the product before release to market and subsequent updates so that the application is close to a defect free state as possible.  

Your day-to-day role will be creating automated tests to be included in our Pull Request (PR) process and/or executing automated/manual software test activities. You will be expected to own all stages of the testing lifecycle from inception to delivery, tackle and remove roadblocks and see-through resolution of requirements, issues and defects.

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ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

WHAT WE OFFER

At Simplestream, we believe in providing a creative working environment where people can grow, both professionally and personally. This is exhibited in our bright, open plan office is in the heart of Piccadilly. We offer a competitive salary and a generous range of benefits:

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