Potato is looking for a QA Analyst to join us in our office in central London, developing websites, tools and apps for huge audiences. Our clients include Google, YouTube and Tate. We are proud to be a part of the AKQA network.

This role will see you working as part of a friendly, expert team. The workload will sometimes be hectic, but the atmosphere is cheerful and proactive.

We’re looking for someone with a genuine passion for technology who is inquisitive and methodical. They should be able to take changing user requirements and ensure that quality assurance is applied throughout the project.

You’ll work closely with project managers, UX designers and developers to understand the intricacies of complex projects and exactly how users interact with them.

This is a permanent or freelance role starting ASAP.

We like to see proven abilities in...

  • Testing of world class projects that stand up to high-profile scrutiny
  • Building test plans, scenarios and applying QA best practices where possible
  • Manual testing to ensure releases are ready for client UAT
  • Ensuring that bugs are recorded efficiently and are easy for others to understand and action
  • Working with developers to implement improvements to the build and release process
  • Building automated tests or defining their requirements in a high level language
  • Regression testing of existing processes

You should be able to tell us about...

  • How Agile software development practices are applied to fast paced web builds
  • Creating acceptance criteria and designing test cases based on business requirements
  • Introducing formal QA processes to established ongoing projects
  • Ensuring that both functional and nonfunctional requirements are covered
  • Cross browser web and mobile device testing
  • How you brought discipline in the form of regimented testing to development teams
  • Your experience as part of a team on large-scale, complex projects
  • The types of technological, design and budget constraints that projects are subject to

You should know about...

  • The basics of how the web works (coding experience is good but not essential)
  • Version control (especially Git)
  • Scripting languages
  • Continuous integration tools eg. Jenkins
  • Behavior-driven development concepts eg. Gherkin syntax
  • How the UX and design process fits within the project lifecycle
  • WCAG 2.0

In return you'll get...

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Nice laptop and phone
  • No limit on paid leave
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Free lunch, drinks and snacks
  • A fun and supportive working environment

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