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Test Engineer - Glasgow

About us

DeepMatter is a digital company focused on developing combined chemistry, hardware and software solutions leading to chemistry's ultimate digitisation; think “Big Data Meets Chemistry”.

As a young, vibrant, high-growth technology company, released from academia, we are expanding our development team based in Glasgow with keen, energetic, talented, engineers, scientists and technologists who share our passion and vision.

The role

At Deepmatter, product and system testers perform a crucial role. Our testers will help us to ensure that our software and hardware artefacts are released to our customers with zero defects.

You should have 1 to 2 years of full-time, commercial test experience.

We are a close-knit company, and cross-departmental collaboration is common, meaning you will build a knowledge of the wider business and associated technologies. We are an open-minded team, where your input and ideas are not only welcome but expected and encouraged.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop test cases and prioritize testing activities;

  • Perform critical review of product requirements and software designs for testability;

  • Communicate all test results to colleagues that require information;

  • Identify tests to improve product requirements and software designs;

  • Collaborating with development and non-development staff to continually improve tests;

  • Manual testing of the system;

  • Create and manage automated testing;

  • Report on test progress and the suitability of a release;

  • Execute all the test cases and report defects, define severity, and priority for each defect;

  • Carry out regression testing every time when changes are made to the code to fix defects;

  • Be dependable and generous with your time helping the team meet their goals;

  • Work with testing colleagues to produce the test strategy; and

  • Follow and maintain the development and test process as defined by the Development Manager.

Key Skills & Experience (required)

  • Experience of designing, implementing and maintaining automated tests;

  • Experience performing regression testing;

  • Experience of ensuring test outcome reports are communicated and resolved by the dev team;

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform and Raspberry Pi an advantage, but not essential;

  • Has a ‘can-do’ attitude and is happy working in a start-up, ‘get stuck in’ environment; and

  • Good communication skills and ability to work with other teams to achieve tangible outcomes.

Salary & Benefits

  • Glasgow City Centre location

  • 25 days annual leave

  • 12 public holidays

  • 4% employer pension contribution

It should be noted that all offers of employment at Deepmatter are subject to completion of satisfactory references and your right to work in the UK.

To apply please email your CV to jillian.martin@deepmatter.io or for more information please call 0141 548 8156.