Software Developer in Test – Shortbreaks

Up to £40,000 DOE + profit share + benefits

We are Holiday Extras Shortbreaks (part of the Holiday Extras Group, established for over 30 years); we work with the UK’s biggest theme parks, attractions and West End shows helping over half a million customers a year to make their free time count. An innovative and entrepreneurial travel-tech business we are proud to run like a startup (even after 10 years of success) and are rated as a Sunday Times Top 100 Company to work for.

The Role

Shortbreaks operate a purpose built modular platform to support our fully responsive websites. This is an exciting time to get fully immersed in our plans to optimise our business and give back valuable time to our Developers and QA’s to deliver optimised systems to support our growing business and continue to create the best websites for our partners and customers.  

Your role will be to create and optimise automated testing to support our Web Development team to deliver high quality APIs and websites. As a member of the QA team you will be working closely with our Engineers and Project Managers. You will be responsible for driving our automated testing forward with the ability to define how we approach and deliver our testing strategy.

Our ideal candidate will have the ability to train and mentor other members of the QA team to extend the automated test cases within the framework to best practice and, where possible, to maintain the code to keep the tests relevant and up to date.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience writing test frameworks in Javascript/Node.js or another relevant scripting language
  • Ability to train others to write tests within created frameworks
  • Understanding of working with and creating automated tests for RESTful APIs
  • Excellent working knowledge of QA methodologies
  • Hands on experience with continuous integration
  • Understanding of unit testing frameworks
  • Ability to use version control systems such as Github
  • Ability to create an exciting environment for change within the QA team

How do I apply?

If you love creating clean code and are excited about creating a new automated testing structure within a well established team then we’re looking for you! Please send in your CV & Cover Letter by Monday 03rd April by hitting the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Come help us build the best business that give our customers the best experience on the web.