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QA Engineer (Retail)

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About the team

The Retail Tribe is transforming the current retail tools and infrastructure into one of the most contemporary tech stacks in retail. Owning the designs, builds, integrations and running of technology across all retail products and functions, the tribe are transforming key Retail capabilities spanning Sourcing, Planning, Forecasting, Buying, Merchandising and Pricing, as well as the Product journey from initial setup to publish!

About the role:

We’re looking for a QA Engineer to join our Retail Tribe to be part of our QA team and help deliver change in this domain

As a QA Engineer you will be integral to ensuring the quality of a solution, with a focus on testing. The results you provide will help drive decision making and give confidence in the solution to our stakeholders

Our QA Engineers are valued members of the squad, reporting into the Test Principal. We expect you to be an active participant in our agile ceremonies; be hands on, engage in collaboration and conversations to help place quality at the heart of what we do.

About you

We are looking for someone with QA experience in a similar environment, who can demonstrate a track record of delivering testing through Agile processes and a flexible, curious can-do mindset.

The way you think and approach your work is as meaningful as technical capability. You engage, collaborate, build trust and are comfortable to talk to Tech and Business team, so that you can build, scope, and execute tests

You can self- manage your time, think independently, be responsible for your deliverables, and thrive in an environment where you are trusted to do the right thing.

You have a curiosity around the way things are done and have a thirst to self-develop and keep current in the testing domain.

You’ll work with the Test Principal, Senior QA Engineers and other QA Engineers to seek solutions to issues and strive for continuous improvements to keep the Squad current and be part of the QA Community at the Very Group.

What you will bring
  • Experience testing on Logistics or Retail systems
  • Test experience covering analysing solutions, building the appropriate test coverage and techniques to prove the acceptance criteria. You consider functional integration testing, non-functional testing and appreciate where automation testing can add value
  • Ability to highlight & communicate risks and impacts to the squad to allow appropriate and timely decision making by the Delivery Lead
  • Strong verbal and written communication to ensure that testing outcomes provide information to drive and steer others to make informed quality decisions
  • Experience of working in Agile teams and engaging in agile ceremonies, such as stand ups, 3 Amigos and Retros with other squad members
  • Experience working with automated test & release pipeline using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or similar
  • Experience using test tools to manage testing and defects, such as Jira
  • Experience of integration testing
  • The ability to source test data and manipulate data/ payloads for testing is a must. Knowledge of SQL and API testing tools (Postman for instance) or similar

Some of our benefits

  • Flexible, hybrid working model
  • £250 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on
  • Matched pension up to 6%
  • More benefits can be found on our career site

How to apply

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review, and then be in touch to move to the interview process. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person and remotely. We will always look to make the adjustments you need to bring your best self to interview.

About us

We’re The Very Group – home to and a 3,250-strong team of super talented people, all passionate about making good things easily accessible to more people, so they can live life well. We combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options that help people say yes when it matters most.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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