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Test Engineer in BBC News Apps

Test Engineer to join the BBC News Apps team

Country: UK
City: London/Glassglow
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An opening opportunity for a Test Engineer to join the BBC News Apps team! You will be part of a test team working on BBC News, Weather, World Service, and Learning English apps.

You will work in close collaboration with all the other disciplines in the team, in a highly cross-functional and autonomous environment with support and guidance at every level, therefore effective and clear communication skills are important and collaborative approaches to finding the right solution is fundamental to this role.

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Role Responsibility

  • Exploratory testing across a range of devices on Android and iOS platforms
  • Finding critical bugs or verifying reported issues, identifying their underlying cause and seeing them through to resolution, liaising with other teams where appropriate
  • Documenting issues/defects using issue tracking software
  • Help define and plan the testing for features early in the process
  • Working closely with software engineers and products to ensure quality at all stages of development
  • Shaping requirements with other disciplines to help ensure testing and quality are represented
  • Working in agile rituals with your team to represent testing (Stand-ups, Retrospectives, Shaping)
  • Identify risks to project timelines to help your team manage risk and prioritize work
  • Presenting the results of initiatives and investigations to the team
  • Working with other testers from around the BBC to share knowledge and learnings

The Ideal Candidate

As an organization, we support all our colleagues in gaining new skills and experience. To be successful in this role you may have experience of some, but not necessarily all, of the following:

  • Experience working in a mobile application development team
  • Awareness of software testing practices and tools
  • Core programming fundamentals with any coding language
  • Keen interest and desire to learn about software development
  • Works well with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a distributed environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Inquisitive and willing to ask questions
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience

Package Description

  • Excellent career progression
    •  the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organization.
  • Unrivaled training and development opportunities
    • the in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certifications.
  • Benefits
    • competitive salary package
    • a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days
    • a defined pension scheme
    • discounted dental, health care, gym. etc



Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline30 April,2022
Company NameBBC



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