| Remote or Ely, Cambridgeshire

UK QA Engineer/ Software Tester

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Job Overview

As a QA Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring that software development adheres to our established quality standards. You will contribute to all phases of the software development cycle, ensuring on-time and effective delivery of scope, user story, and workplace usability. As a user advocate, you will take ownership to ensure our customers have the most valuable software experience possible. We are seeking a dedicated problem-solver with excellent communication skills. Together with our talented development and support staff, you will be part of the team that produces high-quality software working in multicultural and global environments with plenty of opportunity for career growth. Position is remote or in our Ely office.


  • Create and run manual and automated tests for functional, application, regression, ad-hoc, and integration tests.
  • Track software bugs’ full cycle (finding, triaging, and logging, etc.), from product design through implementation and delivery.
  • Take ownership of product or feature sets to ensure that all expectations, from specification to user experience, are met.
  • Develop, execute, and document effective test strategies.
  • Escalate critical support issues and suggest action.
  • Assist in project planning by delivering testing estimates and velocity.
  • Effectively identify and communicate risks to performance and scalability.
  • Provide Tier II Customer Support, triage issues and organize customer feedback.


  • Minimum 4 years of software testing experience on desktop (Windows) and mobile (iOS, Android).
  • Write and execute manual and automation test scripts.
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills with the ability to use data to identify trends and drive improvements.
  • Good planning and organising skills to ensure multiple tasks are prioritised and monitored to deliver set objectives.
  • Highly self-motivated and demonstrate a determination and persistence to deliver results.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for communicating testing requirements, cases, and scenarios.
  • Experience with testing tools and frameworks (e.g., XUnit/NUnit/MSTest/PyTest, Postman, Selenium, etc.)


Compensation is commensurate with experience.


At Avontus we care about the health and happiness of our employees. For full-time employees we offer:

  • Onsite office-based or remote working opportunities.
  • Employer contributed pension of 6%.
  • 25 days paid annual leave.
  • Sickness and Disability pay top up program.

About Avontus

We have office locations in Spring, Texas and Ely, UK and serve clients around the world in the scaffold and industrial services industries. As an innovative, modern software company we use the latest technology to support one of the oldest global industries—scaffolding—by bringing new technologies and innovation to the industry. Our scaffolding software makes the tasks and duties of scaffold and industrial service professionals easier, faster, and more efficient, allowing them to focus on what they do best.

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