QA Lead

We’re looking for a QA Lead to come and join the ranks of our lean, passionate and dynamic team. Generally working as the sole tester or in a small team of testers, you will be encouraged to work autonomously, and can help shape the direction of the QA team as we grow.

You’ll be comfortable working alongside clients and business stakeholders in a multi-disciplined team surrounded by some of the industry’s best. Not content with just testing and looking for bugs, we work closely with all disciplines in the team to help build robust and reliable software by instilling quality across the product pipeline.

Some experience we are seeking from you:

  • You must be familiar with testing web-based technologies across a wide range of browsers and devices.
  • You’ll need to be adaptable as we are always looking for better/new ways of doing things, which includes trying out new technologies.
  • You need to be used to working in an Agile manner. Kanban is a bonus.
  • You will be confident in performing all integration, regression and functional testing required on your project.
  • You’ll have experience working with common defect tracking software such as Jira and will be comfortable running defect triaging sessions with team members and stakeholders.
  • Eagerness to discover the root cause of bugs found in order to prevent similar issues reoccurring

And for some bonus points:

  • Experience with, or willingness to further automated tests and strategy
  • Interest in developing monitoring and alerting strategies to minimise the impact of bugs found after a product is live
  • Non-functional testing experience including security, performance and accessibility

About Red Badger

The best bit about Red Badger is, of course, the team. We’ve been around for 9 years now and we are nearly 120 strong. We are really proud of our team; we support and learn a lot from each other; we work really hard but have fun doing it. We are a diverse group made up of 22 different nationalities, speaking 17 different languages.

We were founded by 3 guys who have considerable tech and consultancy experience and still own 100% of the company. We’ve been consistently profitable and have grown responsibly from the beginning.

We are based at Old Street in the heart of “tech city” and get thoroughly stuck in with the brilliant community around us. We run several meet-ups including the hugely popular React London, invite other groups to host their events in our office such as Lua London and Ladies Who Code and speak at events like Digital Shoreditch and LNUG.

We make sure our team is well looked after with generous salaries and a great benefits package which includes -

  • Annual £2K training budget
  • Generous Pension
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Income Replacement Benefit
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Your choice of hardware and mobile phone
  • Matched (pre-tax) charity GAYE donations
  • Open source contribution scheme

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments at any point in the interview process.

Red Badger is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we're dedicated to hiring and developing a diverse workforce.


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How to Apply

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