Test Engineer - Spacecraft

Spacecraft is looking for a versatile Test Engineer to join our world-class design agency based in Leicester. Spacecraft is an extraordinary company and we're looking for someone who is passionate about technology and design with the skills and aptitude to help us continue producing software of outstanding quality.


You will be working closely with other test engineers, UX designers, web developers and project managers to provide a first-class quality assurance service. We are looking for a proactive person who will add to our software development process.


Our testers need to focus on multiple projects at once, work to strict deadlines and judge priorities and risks quickly. We work with designers and developers to ensure the users have the best possible user experience when using our software. As a tester at Spacecraft you will be testing front end and back end systems; you will need to liaise with colleagues and attend regular project meetings to give updates on testing progress and follow a project from development through to go live in a fast paced environment.


Desired skills and experience:

  • Experience in various forms of testing, including exploratory testing, unit testing, UI testing, regression testing, release testing

  • Experience of creating test plans, scripts and cases

  • Experience in raising defects and issue management

  • Ability to analyse specifications and interpret test requirements

  • Interest in website design and user experience

  • Good eye for detail and visual design

  • Technical understanding of the internet and web-based applications

  • Experience of mobile device testing

  • Experience of cross browser testing

  • Organised with a very high attention to detail

  • Team player with good oral and written communication skills

  • Delivery of work to a high standard and to meet deadlines

  • Knowledge of usability and accessibility testing

  • Ideally ISEB qualified or experience of testing following a formalised test process


Job Perks and benefits

  • Private healthcare cover with Axa

  • Pension

  • MacBook Pro and all Apple hardware

  • Outstanding office environment with onsite parking

  • Working with and learning from some of the finest engineers and designers

  • Unlimited fresh ground Coffee