Senior QA Engineer - Web (London or UK Based Remote)

Remote - United Kingdom

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Senior QA Engineer - Web

We are Zego, a global insurtech scale-up providing cover that creates possibilities.

In an ever-changing world, insurance is struggling to keep up. Through the power of emerging technologies, we are creating fairer products designed for the 21st century.

Zego has a truly international and inclusive team, unified by great ideas and collaborative thoughtfulness. Our people are the most important part of our story and everyone plays an essential role in our journey.

In 2019, we closed our series B funding round, raising $42M from top-tier investors that will fuel our growth into new territories and the expansion of our product portfolio. In 2018 we were listed as one of the top 3 disruptors to watch on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100. We were also listed in Wired magazine as one of the 5 hottest startups in London. In 2019, we were listed in the Fintech 50 and placed number 7 in the Startups 100. More recently, we were accepted into the Tech Nation Future 50 2020 cohort - solidifying our place as one of the UK’s most exciting and influential tech companies.


Purpose of the Role:

We are looking for a Senior QA Engineer to help us scale our company-wide testing strategy. Our core application is built on top of the Django web framework and hosted on AWS. We typically use Python 3, Postgres, Celery, and whatever else we need to get the job done.

It is an exciting time to join, you will partner with world class engineers, designers and product managers to help make Zego the best loved insurance startup in the world.


What you'll be working on:

  • Design, build and maintain test automation frameworks
  • Integrate test plans with CI/CD pipelines
  • Scale testing to systematically improve the quality of our products and the experience of our customers
  • Participate in product planning ceremonies and apply agile testing techniques
  • Collaborate with other engineers and testers to help solve issues and unblock quality issues
  • Pair with product engineers to share testing expertise, develop user stories and build test suites
  • Work on functional and non-functional automated testing: Regression/UI, Unit, Contract, Integration, Performance, Load
  • Get hands-on with testing multiple web products
  • Integrate testing frameworks such as Selenium, Cypress, Cucumber


What you'll need to be successful in the role:

We are looking for someone who is foremost a Software Engineer, experienced in building scalable automation test frameworks and passionate about quality and user experience. You should also be comfortable working closely with the product, design and engineering teams, and have a solid understanding of cloud platforms - preferably AWS and React js web applications.

What's it like to work at Zego?

We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and who are motivated by change. There’s plenty of room to learn and grow, as part of our ongoing training programmes or directly from other experts. You’ll work alongside a talented group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand fresh perspectives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Job tags: AWS CI/CD Django Fintech Insurtech Postgres Python React Training UI User Experience User stories
Job region(s): Europe