Junior QA Engineer



Employment Type:

Full time


Middlesbrough, UK

About Amplience
About now you’d expect us to tell you what Amplience does. Well, we don’t do the expected. Instead, we want to tell you about what we believe in – freedom. Freedom is everything Amplience stands for. That’s why, if you want to work with us (we’d be honored) you’d better be okay with working your own way.  
Oh, and in case you were wondering, what we do is help create the future of customer experience.  
Amplience powers digital-first, commerce brands and retailers with the freedom to do more. Our headless CMS, DAM and Digital Experience Management platform allows the world's leading brand teams to manage content, not code, including GAP, GameStop, Ulta, Hobby Lobby, Crate & Barrel, Traeger, and more.  
These brands are leading a momentous shift towards headless/composable eCommerce and content architecture given the strategic benefits it delivers for them. The market is primed for wide-spread adoption of this technology over the next few years and the tailwinds are building. Amplience is out in front enabling these companies to reinvent the way they create new, innovative digital experiences for faster performance, higher engagement, and increased sales. Are you in? 

Key Responsibilities

  • Extract testable scenarios from user stories or other forms of documentation.
  • Create new test plans with extracted scenarios, highlighting areas of coverage, risk and confidence.
  • Feedback those metrics to stakeholders.
  • Ensure tests are executed and results recorded.  
  • Analyses of results of execution raising defects with documented steps to recreate and suggestions of corrective actions.  
  • Discuss with operations risk areas for integration and system impact.  
  • Keep up to date with best practice in the field around tooling and methodology.
  • Exploratory testing, gap analysis. 

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Experience in a QA engineer role for a web, or shrink wrap software project is a bonus or an interest in these
  • Agile methodology, Scrum or Kanban and software development cycle
  • Technical experience with any of the following is a bonus:
-        Bug tracking software e.g. Jira, Bugzilla, Redmine
-        Agile methodology and software development cycle
-        Web frontend technology such as HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript
-        Digital assets and file format
-        APIs level, JSON / XML request, response, http response codes, headers
-        Load testing of applications 
-        Linux / windows / cloud (AWS) system admin
  • Good written skills and communication within other members of the dev team
  • Analytics approach to ‘what it’ questions


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity policies
  • Extra holidays once you've been with us for a while
  • The option to purchase additional holidays
  • Charity / volunteer days
  • Life assurance policy
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Season ticket advance loans

About Amplience

Made for Commerce

Designed for Conversion

Engineered for Performance

Amplience is an API-first, headless CMS and DAM in one: a unified platform for commerce content that does everything you need it to. Organize, find and enrich all your assets from a central library. Optimize and automate your product media, images and videos.

Plan, schedule, produce and deliver customer experiences. Do it all from the same platform.

And do more of it. Better, and faster, than ever.

Our Hiring Process

  • Applied
  • Review
  • 1st Round Interview
  • 2nd Round Interview
  • Hired

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