QA Lead Analyst at Piksel

We’re looking for a QA Lead Analyst to lead Quality Assurance on a number of fast-moving, high profile customer projects. As a key player in a fast moving DevOps orientated testing environment, you’ll work as part of a focused team using the latest automation techniques.


What this role involves…

  • Leading Quality Assurance on Piksel project delivery, championing automation techniques and technologies wherever possible.
  • Ability to assess and deploy the correct approach to testing for each project
  • Planning, assigning and monitoring all QA activities
  • Responsible for all functional, regression, acceptance, NFR and compatibility testing
  • Liaising and negotiating with the product engineering team and senior management over requirements, defects, timescales and estimates
  • Reporting progress of testing accurately and be able to present this effectively to the wider team

What we’ll need you to bring…

  • Extensive Quality Assurance experience in a management position
  • Able to demonstrate leading roles on a number of large, high quality projects and product implementations
  • Experience with a number of development languages; e.g JAVA, PHP, Python, Node.js, Javascript, Ruby
  • Knowledge of the current trends and latest advancements in automated test approaches
  • Able to provide regular direction, mentoring, and coaching to QA team members
  • Thorough understanding of software development methods and techniques, with a particular focus on Scrum
  • Able to demonstrate considerable knowledge of automation techniques and their application (preferably using tools like Cucumber and Calabash)
  • Excellent communication skills, able to influence both internal clients and the wider team
  • Enthusiastic and energetic; relishes the pace and pressure of large software development projects

What we’ll give you in return

  • A broad remit and the chance to get your hands on some incredible tech
  • The chance to work closely with some amazingly talented people
  • Unrivalled personal growth and a clear path for development
  • Respect for your ideas and acknowledgement for a job well-done
  • A flexible approach to your job and a great work/life balance
  • A friendly, welcoming culture and a great social calendar.

About Us…

Located in the Science Park, within the main Campus of York University (YO10), Piksel’s European head office is home to some of the most innovative video streaming technologies on the Planet. Our teams build and run next generation TV platforms like Channel 4’s All 4, as well as partnering with companies like Discovery, Endemol and Liberty Global - helping them to get better connected with their audiences; engaging with them in exciting, unexpected ways.

We work collaboratively across the globe, from York, London, Atlanta, Malaga, Paris and Milan. We’re a powerhouse in the video streaming technology sector and the kind of company where you can really broaden your horizons.

In a time where consumers can stream content from anywhere, at any time, on any device - we create and power the platforms that the World is watching.

Just so you know, we're proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.