Our Technology team is one of the best in the business and is the fuel behind Adthena’s platform. From patenting machine learning methods to developing an award-winning application, our Technology team is continuously innovating and enabling technology to solve real problems for our customers. We are looking for a proficient Test Engineer, Manual (Web) who is excited about working with some of the most talented engineers and testers in the industry to build amazing technologies and develop their career to be the best at what they do.
About Application Team
Athena's Technology team is a market leader in developing Competitive Intelligence for AdTech Search. Our Application teams develop unparalleled technologies that help our clients understand their paid and organic search landscape and improve campaign performance. We are an empathetic group of engineers and testers making a career out of building great software for our customers.
As a Test Engineer, you will be working across our entire web stack, so a real passion for quality of development, working closely with Engineers and Product Managers to ensure the best possible outcome, is something that we really value. You will have great attention to detail and will work cross-functionally to test and deliver user-centric solutions to our customers. You will proactively communicate by providing feedback/recommendations to engineers on software usability, functionality and performance. You add value by collaborating and improving engineering team's test coverage, release velocity and production health. Being a key member of the Application team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with other like-minded testers to learn and experience working with some exciting web and automation technologies. Together you will continuously evolve our technology stack and and become an expert in implementing testing frameworks and managing testing platforms. We strive to provide the best experience and value to our users/customers, so we focus on continuous innovation, delivery and feedback.
Our engineering culture is underpinned by sharing knowledge, coaching and growing together. You will have the opportunity to explore/innovate new technologies, mentor testers and lead Technology initiatives. This role will likely progress into Automation Testing so would be a great opportunity for someone wanting to get into that area. You will enjoy this role if you love testing products, learning new technologies, solving problems and winning as a team.
Work as part of Agile team to continuously improve the web application by executing functional and nonfunctional tests, using Adthena's Engineering and Testing Practices
Define test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
Manage software defects by proactively reporting defects to engineers, monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.
Estimate and confirm testability effort upfront with engineers during Sprint Planning and Grooming
Take ownership and pride in the products we build and always make sure they are of the highest standard
Be empathetic towards team members and customers
Technologies We Use
Frameworks: DropWizard, React and Play Framework (Scala)
Databases: PostgreSQL, AWS Redshift, Redis
Technologies: RabbitMQ (messaging), Quartz scheduling, Docker and Kubernetes, Maven
Source Control: Git (GitHub)
Other Tools: IntelliJ IDEA, Jira, Grafana
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, ISEB/ISTQB or equivalent practical experience.
Commercial experience with functional and nonfunctional testing of complex web applications using manual test practices
Good knowledge of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and software engineering practices (TDD, BDD)
Demonstrable experience improving quality standards and processes within an Agile development team.
Analytical and logical thinking with the ability to bring ideas forward and adapt solutions to complex engineering/testing challenges
Good understanding and ability to adopt testing frameworks and test management tools
Things that make Adthena Unique
Machine-Learned Whole Market View
Supervised and Unsupervised Learning
Convolutional Neural Networks
Natural Language Processing
Word Vector Embeddings (Word2Vec)
Built for Client Value and Outcomes
World Class Customer Success
Benefits and Perks
Salary £30k to £40k based on experience, skills and location
Start-up Engineering culture
Good work/life integration (flexible working)
Untracked annual leave
Stock options from day one
Individual coaching programme
Team lunch every Friday
Daily breakfast, snacks and drinks provided
Modern office space with on-site shower
Monthly Socials and company-wide retreats
Free Trainers when you join our team
Social activities to join in. Regular off-sites, bake-offs, office table tennis tournaments and much more!