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Do you want to help solve hard problems that will shape the future of the Internet of Things, smart homes, connected health and wearables? Are you passionate about testing and understand how testing fits into a rapid and iterative development lifecycle? Do you want to apply that passion to delivering state of the art, creative, internet-scale digital services? Are you happiest when working within multi-disciplinary agile teams?

If the answer to the above is yes, then we want to hear from you.

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Role Description

As a test engineer, working in an agile scrum team, you will deliver top-notch solutions for our clients that make a real difference to people. Think: therapeutic connected devices that treat brain injury patients. Smart heating systems. Configuration interfaces for networks of wireless robots.

You’ll get to work with teams of test engineers, front-end developers, user experience and service designers, mathematicians, software engineers and DevOps engineers.

You will work with technical leaders and the latest technologies to evolve our approach to software testing for distributed cloud-based systems and help to coach test and software engineers to improve the quality of testing activities at all levels.

Most of all, you’ll have fun!

Minimum Requirements

Essential -

  • Understand when and how to use a broad range of testing techniques and approaches.
  • Competency in automating software tests at a unit, component or Graphical User Interface level
  • Familiarity with one or more programming and scripting languages
  • Experience performing exploratory testing or other manual black-box testing techniques
  • Ability to investigate issues at a code level through reading, executing and writing code
  • A clear grasp of the principles of security and performance testing
  • Ability to use testing skills to analyse requirements as well as software

Desirable -

Ideally you have a good degree in a relevant technical discipline and knowledge / experience of more than one of the following:

  • The requirements for testing scalable, distributed cloud-based software
  • NodeJS, Golang, Python, Java or .NET (we use NodeJS, Python and Golang)
  • The fundamentals of NoSQL, Relational and Graph Databases
  • Networking technologies including IPv6, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS
  • The DevOps movement and Agile methodologies

Why Cambridge Consultants?

Cambridge Consultants creates exciting and novel breakthroughs in technology and products. We help our clients achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that will transform their whole business.

At the heart of what we do are talented and motivated multi-disciplinary teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.

We recognise and celebrate individual talent and we understand the importance of letting individuals be just that. Our people are here to do the best work of their lives and our job is to provide the platform for them to do it. That means letting people pursue the projects that interest them and develop their career in whatever direction they choose.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels included and has a sense of belonging.

We value all people regardless of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, parental status, language, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.

 

Learn about Life at CCWhat to expect when applying

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
  • Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life, disability and travel insurance, plus private healthcare
  • Free canteen - breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Excellent career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

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