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QA Tester

UK – Full time
We’re looking for a QA Tester to join the Kobas team.
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Strictly no agencies. Really. No agencies at all, whatsoever. Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

About Kobas

The Kobas team provides Software-as-a-Service to the hospitality industry, transforming operational routines from dull, spreadsheet-based grind to quick, point-and-click management, across our core product pillars: In-Venue, Operations, Customers, Teams and Insights. Our software helps businesses process millions of pounds of sales each year. We unite with our clients so that they can benefit from our industry-leading technology, as well as ensuring that best practices can be followed, sharing knowledge amongst our clients, providing insight, and achieving maximum ROI.

About the role

We are currently searching for an enthusiastic QA Tester to join the Kobas team. We are looking for someone with experience in QA to help us ensure the quality of code and features in our product. You’ll work directly with our production team to design and develop test suites involving all the components of the Kobas platform.

Kobas is staffed by a fully-remote, cross-functional team of experts in software engineering, DevOps, hospitality management and EPoS hardware. We have worked in a distributed manner for several years and we know how to make that work properly. We work flexibly and have team members across the UK, and in Romania.

This role is remote, but we are looking for applicants able to get into London when needed.

The role is permanent, subject to success in a 3-month contract period.

What we do

● Implement brand-new features and products, from detailed stock-control systems to a customer-facing online ordering with hundreds of thousands of users across the UK.
● Deliver continuous improvements across our platform. Our platform began twelve years ago, and it gets better every day. We release weekly and react quickly.
● Problem Solving: we solve big problems for our clients and that means we need big ideas from our team.
● Fix bugs: bugs, bugs, bugs!
● Develop API integrations with third-party providers to super-charge our platform and give our clients a single source of truth.

Location

Whilst our team is fully remote, Kobas keeps two offices for our commercial teams, with whom we keep close ties, based in Borough, London, and Humberside. We work flexibly, but our general office hours are 09:30 – 18:00 UK time. For this role, we are looking for someone who is UK based.

About you

Requirements

● Excellent communication skills and able to work closely with a diverse range of people and teams
● Strong prior experience testing web or mobile applications
● Experience writing and reviewing test plans
● Experience using test management tools (QATouch, Xray, Testrail or similar)
● Experience writing automated tests (Selenium, Codception, Cypress or similar)

Nice to have

● Previous experience working with developers to identify and implement test conditions
● Previous experience working in a remote start-up environment
● Experience building automated test scripts for core system journeys
● Experience with test automation tools
● Experience using YouTrack and Gitlab
● Experience with Linux environments

Fantastic to have

● ISEB/ISTQB Foundation certification in software testing
● Experience with API testing (Postman or similar tool)
● Expertise in database testing with SQL skills
● Experience in coding (to help with automated testing)


Apply

If you are still reading, then you should apply! Please get in contact and send along a covering letter, your portfolio, Github account, CV, or whatever else you have that you think will show off your skills in the best way.

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