Exploratory Tester

  • Date Posted:
    06 Aug 2019

Description:

Exploratory Tester

Exploratory tester needed to join our Technology team as a key member working on newly developed software. Candidate should be passionate about delivering high quality software and committed to ensuring our clients have the best user experience possible, voraciously and persistently hunting down potential issues and contributing to test automation. For us, teamwork is everything. We listen to each other, we adapt, we evolve and we strive to innovate. We are making significant investments in our business and we will invest in you.

Our Tech Stack/Tools

  • C#
  • .Net
  • Event Driven Architecture
  • Real time distributed systems
  • High throughput / Low latency
  • Git, TFS, Team City, Octopus

    A typical week as a tester might involve

  • Start your day with a team stand up once everyone is settled in
  • Pair with your team mates, expand your knowledge and contribute to the delivery of high-quality, tested, maintainable code
  • Work on our SaaS trading platform and help us deliver new features and improvements in regular release cycles
  • Attend knowledge sharing sessions with other testers and developers across the company to share techniques and product knowledge
  • Catch show stopper bugs, figure out as a team what to do, run some whiteboard design sessions
  • Design test charters and perform session based exploratory testing to find unique bugs that could only be discovered by the most creative people
  • Discuss and design architecture in team planning
  • Help the developers in test brainstorm what should be covered in the automated end to end tests
  • Acting as a point of contact regarding product knowledge from various members of the business

    What we’d like from you

    • To bring your whole self to work
    • Super interested in all things technical
    • An inquisitive nature, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Willing to participate in and often lead technical discussion(s)
    • Ability to learn and/or adapt quickly to highly complex issues
    • Happy to collaborate with a wide group of stakeholders
    • Experience contributing to user stories and acceptance criteria
    • A strong background in exploratory testing

    So, why us?

    As a tester we know what you want and what makes you tick. You'll get to work with the latest technologies in a cool, open plan office space which really helps us embrace agile working. There's a massive kitchen with free breakfasts, daily biscuits/cakes and fruit for the more health conscious.

    We have regular socials, Hackathons, a company weekend away and the chance to learn from some pretty amazing testers and developers. You'll also get to learn about the exciting and unique world of Energy Trading. We offer a great work life balance, amazing benefits and an environment where you will enjoy coming to work.

    This is your chance to join us and make a huge impact as we continue the journey to become smarter and more efficient than ever before.

    Did you know?

    • We had 32 internal promotions and 10 lateral moves last year
    • Over 200 employees work at Trayport

Benefits:

  • 25 days Holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Health and Well Being Allowance
  • Annual Weekend Away
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Big eat-in Kitchen with free daily breakfast supplied
  • Weekly Exercise Clubs
  • Hackathons and Tech Meetups
  • Heart of the city location
  • Excellent Bonus Scheme
  • Highly competitive pension scheme
  • Return to work bonus
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Scheme
  • Healthcare & travel insurance, life assurance
  • Referral bonus
  • Give as you earn scheme