Festicket is hiring a

Junior QA Engineer πŸ’»πŸ¦‚

Leeds, United Kingdom

Festicket empowers music fans with a seamless service to discover and book tickets and travel packages for music festivals worldwide. Our platform offers an end-to-end experience for music travellers, an efficient two-sided marketplace for 1,500+ music festivals across 40 different countries, and a network of 5,000 suppliers for accommodation & travel packages. In six short years, we have become Europe's largest music festival platform. πŸ™Œ

The Festicket Family is currently at 140, and we're passionate about changing the face of live music experiences. Our head office is in Camden, London with smaller offices in Berlin, Amsterdam, Porto, Nantes and San Francisco with our recent partnership with Ticket Arena Leeds. 🌍

We're now post Series-D funded, and backed by some of the UK's largest VC funds.πŸŽ‰

We've been announced as #6 in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, a Tech City UK's Future Fifty company & #80 in the Financial Times Fastest Growing 1000 EU Companies. πŸ’ͺ

Join us on our mission in transforming the way music fans discover, book tickets and travel packages for festivals around the world. πŸš€πŸš€πŸš€

THE ROLE

Festicket is growing fast and we need another Junior QA Engineer to join our Tech team. You will be working closely with our developers and product managers to support them and our product(s) with your QA expertise.

This role is suitable for a QA/Tester with a keen eye for detail, a good understanding of QA practices and when to apply them. You will be working as part of our excellent QA team, where you’ll be encouraged to explore new technologies where value is evident, share your learnings in our weekly catch ups/open workshops, and contribute to the delivery of a stable, well tested features to our users.

YOUR SKILLSET

Good knowledge of QA practices.

  • Ability to communicate information well to various audiences to advocate for users, the product and the Tech team!
  • Ability to priorities and focus on deadlines and deliverables – find the important issues fast.
  • Ability to think abstractly and view situations from differing perspectives.
  • Liaise with internal teams to identify system requirements
  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet consumers needs
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools, techniques and strategies

OUR TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES

For communication and workflow we use Slack and JIRA.

Full stack details can be found here:

http://stackshare.io/festicket

Requirements

  • Knowledge of QA practices and concepts
  • Experience testing b2b platforms
  • Experience testing native mobile applications
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail.
  • You have the ability to learn independently and work efficiently.
  • You are detail oriented but can also see the bigger picture.
  • Familiarity with bug tracking (such as Jira) and version control system (GitHub) is preferred.
  • You love exploratory testing and you know when to use it.
  • You want to contribute to the continuous improvement of our quality and test processes.
  • Genuinely enjoy your craft, to take initiative, and want to help do things better.

Benefits

We’re a team of 150 located in an amazing the heart of Camden. By joining us you will be part of one of the fastest growing music / travel start-up companies in Europe, where you will have ample opportunity for career progression as we continue to grow. πŸ“ˆ

We have a company culture which is very idea orientated and driven but also very social. It's entirely normal at 5pm on a Friday for half the company to be drinking together in the office & then planning to head out for a night out. 🍻

Benefits & Perks also include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • 15 sick days per annum
  • Discretionary flexible working from home
  • Eyecare – Discounted eye tests and glasses
  • Festicket United- 7 a-side football matches
  • Regular fortnightly in office yoga classes
  • Opportunities to go to selected & partnered music festivals for free & all year round staff discount
  • Extra day holiday for your birthday
  • Management training programme
  • Free breakfast
  • Weekly delivery of beers, food, snacks, fruits and drinks
  • Weekly Friday drinks at 4pm on Friday
  • Regular team lunches
  • Fun monthly company events
  • Perks - free Festicket T-shirts, Jumpers and more
  • Value driven start-up culture.

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