QA Engineer

Published
2024-05-29 04:17
Written by
jamienovick - member of the CiviCRM community - view blog guidelines
Name of Company
Compuco
Type of Work
Programming
Telecommute ok?
Yes
Time commitment
Full Time
How to apply
https://careers.compuco.io/application-form

A big hello from the team at Compuco!

Our mission is to empower socially responsible organisations with the digital tools they need to build a better world.

We work with charities across the digital stack helping them to rebuild their processes using flexible open source tools. We help organisations streamline and reimagine the way they work so that they can focus on impact.​

We are looking for a talented and experienced QA engineer to work with us on a range of high-impact open-source projects for the not-for-profit sector.

Compuco is split into Agile product teams so an understanding of Agile methodologies is desirable. As a key member of one of these teams, you'll be involved in the entire development process, from understanding and helping write Acceptance Criteria to writing and maintaining test plans as well as executing them. Your principal focus will be to help us build high-quality products by finding and reporting bugs and glitches in our software using CiviCRM and Drupal (7 and over), but there's a lot going on at Compuco so expect to be exposed to other technologies too!

As a distributed company with an HQ in London and team members from all around the world, one of the things that makes working at Compuco special is the chance to meet and learn from people from an amazing array of nationalities and cultures. We’re extremely proud of the way we work and the open culture we have developed.

Key responsibilities:
- Review and analyse system specifications
- Work with Product Owners to improve Acceptance Criteria
- Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyse results
- Evaluate product code according to specifications
- Provide prompt feedback to the Engineering team
- Create detailed reports to document bugs and errors
- Assist the Helpdesk team and Product Owners to troubleshoot issues
- Conduct post-release / post-implementation testing
- Collaborate with other QA Engineers to develop effective strategies and share best practices

Experience sought:
- 3+ years of experience in a QA engineer role for web applications
- Previous experience as a QA engineer for business applications such as CRM or ERP
- Familiarity with Agile working practices

Desirable skills:
- Exposure to Drupal 7 and/or 9/10 or similar CMS platform
- Knowledge of testing REST APIs
- Working knowledge of test automation frameworks
- Basic understanding of PHP and/or SQL (MySQL)
- Working knowledge of test management software such as TestLink
- BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

What we value in this role:
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Ability to remain focused in a fast-paced environment
- Enthusiasm for working in Agile teams and in a dynamic environment
- Capacity for frequent collaboration within cross-functional teams
- Very strong organisational skills
- Passion for product quality

Location: Remote
Type: Permanent
Salary range: £15-19k

About Compuco:
Our mission is to empower socially responsible organisations with the digital tools they need to build a better world. As a data driven creative technology agency, we are passionate about helping membership, charitable and cultural organisations to streamline and reimagine the way they work so that they can focus on impact.

We’re a distributed team, with staff in over 12 countries and a head office in London. We offer flexible hours and a real “team” mentality, working together to make things better.

Uniquely, we base all of our solutions on open source products, helping our work to have the greatest possible impact. We offer a full suite of software options for our clients, but in particular specialise in CiviCRM, the dedicated nonprofit CRM, the Drupal CMS platform, and we are also the creators of the CiviPlus platform.

Our clients include membership organisations such as the British Toy and Hobby Association, World Heart Federation and Royal Society of Edinburgh, nonprofit organisations such as Wikimedia, Carers UK and Disability Rights UK, and government institutions such as Epping Forest and Police Scotland.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship or disability.

Benefits:
We have a broad range of benefits including:
- Paid annual leave
- Birthday off
- Volunteering time off
- Wellness day
- Medical insurance allowance
- Paid leave for personal development and learning
- Remote working