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The role

You will have the opportunity to work with Rightmove’s multi-skilled agile teams and carry out QA activities on a variety of platforms including web and desktop applications, datafeeds, our mobile website, iPhone, iPad and Android applications.

The responsibilities

You will be responsible for carrying out testing on various Rightmove products. This will include:

  • Validating requirements by reviewing agile stories and questioning their content.

  • Designing Tests:

    Identifying/defining how testing for a project will be carried out.  Defining what will be tested and how.
     Providing estimates

  • Carrying out testing:

    • Writing, recording and executing automated tests using Selenium Java in IntellJ IDEA,

      Webdriver and SeleniumRC.

    • Executing and performing manual tests based on the test designs.

    • Logging bugs and working with Developers and Business Analysts to resolve them.

    • Retesting and closing bugs when they have been resolved.

    • Keeping clear records of all bugs identified, providing progress updates on a daily basis.

    • Maintaining and updating other QA Analyst’s automated test scripts.

  • Signing off areas of functionality:

    • Ensuring changes are signed off.

    • Providing clear information to key stakeholders such as project leads, project teams, QA team leader and person responsible for the release.

      You will be responsible for carrying out regression testing activities. This will involve:

Executing both manual and automated regression test scripts as part of the two week release cycle: Signing off key functional areas.

Identifying and logging bugs.
Working with developers on bug resolution. Updating progress on a regular basis.

Maintaining and updating existing automated test scripts. You should be an expert on how our products are used by our customers and users. They should aim to get a good understanding of:

  • The strengths and weaknesses of each product.

  • How our customers and users really use each product.

    You will be expected to champion ways to improve our current processes on an on-going basis. This will involve:

  • Reviewing QA procedures and frameworks.
  • Sharing ideas with the QA team.

  • Taking ownership of QA improvements.

    You will have the opportunity to promote QA Services. This will involve:

  • Validating and contributing to design and business decisions.

  • Attending and running usability sessions.

    Superpowers required!

  • QA/Testing experience in a technology-led company, ideally a website, working as part of a QA/Testing team.

  • Experience of short release cycles in an agile working environment.

  • Likely to have a good degree in a discipline which requires application of analysis skills or creativity (e.g.

    engineering, project management, business, multimedia, design or software development).

  • Good understanding of QA processes and the Agile Software Development Lifecycle

  • Exposure to issue management and bug lifecycle.

  • Experience of writing and maintaining automated tests scripts in Java or another OOP language.

  • Familiarity with translating business/functional/usability requirements into test requirements.

  • Familiarity with UNIX, SQL and ETL testing.

  • University degree – minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) – in a discipline which requires application of analysis skills

    and or creativity

  • QA/Testing experience in a technology-led company, ideally a website, working as part of a QA/Testing


    About us

    Rightmove is the great British web success story. We launched in 2000 and rapidly became the number one destination for UK property search.
    Rightmove is now the biggest home-grown web brand in the UK - in January 2013 our traffic levels were only surpassed by the global brands Facebook, Google, YouTube, eBay and Amazon. In March 2015 we saw our busiest month ever with over 115 million visits and 1.6 billion page views. This is a 19% increase in visits compared to March 2014.

    Despite this success, we remain a down-to-earth bunch. Our working culture is open, friendly and informal, with people from all areas of the business interacting freely.
    We want Rightmovers to be continuously developing themselves so we provide the support and opportunities for them to do that. Together we work towards the best outcome, both in terms of our technical solutions and continued business growth. We are always on the lookout for the best new people to join our team. If you are a smart and passionate initiative-taker then get in touch. You could be part of the next chapter of the Rightmove story! Will you be ‘Gnomed?’

    Did you know?

    • Rightmove was meant to be called 'Doorknob.' But it didn't quite have the same ring to it.

    • There have been eight weddings between Rightmove colleagues over the past 15 years.

    • In true Rightmove style you could actually fit all of our Rightmovers into 17 London Cabs, this is

      because we managed to squeeze 23 into a cab! True story!

    • We still have employee #1 working at Rightmove


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