Shazam - Regression QA

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number: 200111266
Why Apple? Imagine what we could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job, and there’s no telling what we could accomplish. Apple Music is all the ways you love music, all in one place. Shazam brings a unique brand of magic to millions every day. Millions of users. Billions of tags. Countless moments of discovery. It’s our people – their imagination, skills and attention to detail – that shape our future, and help us make the impossible come to life. If you’re someone interested in or have completed an IT related degree, enjoy tinkering with new technology and can follow instructions well then come talk to us. Whilst prior testing experience isn't essential, some knowledge of software testing processes and methodologies, good communication skills and an ability to follow test cases accurately would be ideal.

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrable interest in technology or a computer related degree
  • Creative mindset
  • Ability to think on their feet and use own initiative
  • Copes well with performing repetitive tasks
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
  • Strong English and general communication skills
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Ideally, some experience using proxy tools to debug the data flows from applications to services
  • Be able to demonstrate a foundational understanding of QA methodologies and practices
  • Proven bug detection and regression skills
  • Demonstrate ability to own a complete functional area of an application or product
  • Must be ambitious, flexible, and have strong analytical skills
  • Experience or willingness to learn JavaScript, Python or other language is a plus

Description

We are looking for an experienced manual tester to work as part of our was team. In this role you will be responsible for running manual regressions, defining test approaches and test plans for assigned functional test areas, expanding our current test cases and executing required tests. You will own complete functional areas and must be able to define test approaches and strategies, as well as execute functionality, compatibility, Integration and reliability testing. Excellent written and verbal communications is a requirement. Working within our QA team providing robust ad-hoc support to multiple engineering departments within the organisation. Shazam is seeking a regression QA tester to come and support us in delivering a seamless and smooth operation. The main aspect of the role will be to run scheduled regressions for all our platforms as well as provide ad-hoc support to our engineering teams as and when required. During your time with Shazam you can expect to: - Run test cases for full regressions - Help improve test cases execution - Supporting QA teams working on different platforms - Create clear and concise bug reports - Apply exploratory and ad hoc testing to new features coming out The qa engineer is expected to possess the skills necessary for working closely with the engineering team during all aspects of the development process. This position requires an ambitious and dynamic individual with strong technical and communication skills who can contribute in a team environment. You are systematic at managing priorities, and communicating progress as well as risk. In addition, this position requires someone who is ‘very detailed oriented’, can juggle scheduled and unscheduled work.

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