QA Engineer

We're looking for an Engineer who is enthusiastic about manual and automation testing, with a motivation to learn something new.

The role

The Workspace team are responsible for the entirety of the development of the Egress Secure Workspace product – a secure online file sharing and collaboration platform. We work with a mixture of Python (using the Flask framework) and Node.js in our backend and Vue.js and jQuery in our frontend. We deploy using Docker and Microsoft Azure Cloud services an evolving microservice.

Responsibilities will include:

Rather than having separate roles for different functions within the team, all QA Engineers work on manual, automation, and performance testing. We mostly do API testing and UI Automation testing too.

Your skills

  • An Engineer who is enthusiastic about manual and automation testing, with a motivation to learn something new whilst bringing in new experiences of testing to our team.
  • The QA would need to be able to have some knowledge or prepared to learn the fundamentals of UI testing and API testing.
  • Ideally have some experience of Automation testing:
    • UI and/or API testing e.g. Cypress (JavaScript), Postman, JMeter
    • Object orientated programming in any language – e.g. JavaScript, Python 
    • Some experience with Selenium Webdriver
    • Familiar with Git
    • Happy working across Linux & Windows platforms
  • Knowledge of the Agile process (Scrum/Kanban).


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Monthly fully funded office socials (Trampolining, Bowling, Rounders, Sports Day, Pub Quiz, Board Games Night etc.)
  • Work hard, play hard culture
  • Invite to our company Tech Summit (3-day funded retreat)



  • BUPA Private Health Cover
  • Cycle to work discount scheme
  • Free breakfasts




  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme



Office details

About our Sheffield office

Our Sheffield office is conveniently located in the centre of the city's new and growing digital campus.

It's a short walk from Sheffield train station, and a shorter walk to Sheffield city center and Sheffield Hallam's university campus.

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