QA Engineer

QA Engineer

Product and Tech • Flexible remote • Old Street

Define our product quality goals and write acceptance criteria for exciting upcoming features!

About us:

YuLife is creating a new kind of insurance company. Our mission is to inspire people to live longer, happier and healthier lives. We provide life insurance to companies and drive employee wellbeing through meaningful, engaging and rewarding experiences inspired by our favourite games, apps and products.

We live by a simple principle and we strive to translate this to our designs: always seek the win-win in everything we do. This means we should always be giving more than we take with every interaction. Sounds good?

The journey so far:

What's happened over the last few years:

The 2021 mission is to reach 1 million lives!

Over the next 12 months you’ll be instrumental in:

  1. Working in Product and Engineering to define product quality goals and write acceptance criteria for upcoming features
  2. Rapidly identifying, characterising, and triaging reported bugs with Engineering
  3. Executing regression tests and integration tests of the features under development
  4. Developing test plans, procedures, and processes for continually improving quality
  5. Defining, contributing and writing automation tests that span different functional modules of the system

You’ll have specific responsibility for:

  • Reviewing and validating requirements and technical specifications
  • Writing & coding automation suites to test functionality
  • Developing and executing test plans and detailed test cases based on requirements and/or customer conversations
  • Documenting results; offering observations or improvements after analysis of test results and overall product quality
  • Collaborating with the development team on bug fix verification and validation (regression testing)
  • Communicating professionally at all levels within and outside of the organisation
  • Supporting, designing, developing, and enhancing test processes and reporting for QA processes
  • Manages testing efforts across multiple projects under tight deadlines

Requirements

The must-haves - someone with experience of:

  • Some testing experience in a cloud SaaS environment that has an agile development process is a plus
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development Methodologies
  • Experience with automated testing tools or equivalent automation skills
  • Experience with web-based application testing
  • Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts, draws valid conclusions, and provides solutions
  • Identifies, communicates, and escalates issues as required
  • A team player and self-starter who will work side by side with the development team
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with colleagues, proactive, self-starter, and self-managed
  • Solicitation and elicitation of needs and requirements
  • Desire to learn new technologies

+ The nice-to-haves:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with programming languages and SQL to allow for defect triaging and automation

What you’ll get:

We like to give more than we take so here are some of our benefits:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Potential to earn share options
  • 6x salary life assurance policy
  • Income protection policy
  • Access to the YuLife app (which includes a tonne of well-being rewards, discounts and exclusive offers as well as access to Calm and Fiit)

  • Monthly wellbeing budget to “Be your Best Yu”
  • Contributions to working from home office equipment
  • Contributory pension - 3% of basic
  • 24 days of annual leave + 1 day to celebrate your birthday
  • Flexible and remote working arrangements (read more below)
  • A shiny MacBook Pro or whatever you need to do your best work
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • HIIT and Yoga sessions
  • Access to Learnerbly with a dedicated budget towards L&D through webinars, books, podcasts, journals and much more
  • More Happi - 2 professional coaching sessions every month

Find out more about our Hybrid Working policy.

Our values:

YuLife company culture:

Read what one of our key investors has to say about our culture ›