Graduate Test Engineer
graduate job

Graduate Test Engineer

Employer
Sumdog
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
Edinburgh
Time left to apply
6 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

You will be using manual and automated testing techniques to discover defects in our development pipeline and on production. You will be working closely with our development team to ensure high quality throughout the development process and to ensure new features are fully testable. You will also be working closely with our customer support department to discover production defects.

Terms and benefits:

  • Central Edinburgh location
  • 40 hours per week
  • Share options
  • An exciting and vibrant working environment
  • A chance to be part of a fast-growing internet business

Above all, you will help us give all children an equal opportunity to succeed.

Company information

Sumdog is an online games-based maths learning service used by tens of thousands of schools and millions of children worldwide. We are world leaders when it comes to engagement and one of a handful of companies that are revolutionising education by tailoring questions to student ability. Our students are working hard at mastering questions that are appropriate to their level. The results are spectacular. Recent research shows primary school students that use our product regularly, progress three times faster than those that don't.

Sumdog has a big heart. We are also a small but rapidly growing company that has just received a substantial investment. Despite our small size, our large customer base and the complexity of our product, from the algorithms that adapt to individual students through to the big data we collect for teacher reports, means that we face similar challenges to the internet giants. For many people, this makes us the perfect employer. We're on an exciting trajectory but we're still small enough to listen to our employees, big enough to be technically interesting and the work we do is both rewarding and valuable.

We're looking for a passionate graduate to join our tester team and help shape the future of education.

Person requirements

  • A creative and inquisitive thinker with exceptional attention to detail.
  • A great communicator who is both good at listening and at expressing complex ideas.
  • A quality focused individual.
  • A passionate individual who believes in our mission and has the drive, flexibility and determination to succeed as part of a dynamic team.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • An engineering, scientific or numerical undergraduate degree from a leading university.
  • Strong computer skills.

Accepted degree subjects

physics · agricultural sciences · economics · food sciences · architecture · mathematics · chemical engineering · geology and geographical science · chemistry · accounting and finance · sports science · health sciences · biology and life sciences · materials science · computer sciences and IT · pharmacy and pharmacology · electronic and electrical engineering · engineering management · civil engineering and construction · law and legal studies

Salary

Competitive salary

Location

Edinburgh

How to apply

Number of vacancies: one

Apply with CV and cover letter.

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 02/10/2017

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