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Thoughtriver – Quality Assurance Analyst

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Quality Assurance Analyst

The Company

ThoughtRiver addresses a fundamental problem for lawyers: you simply don’t know which part of a contract to focus on without reading it all. Our pre-screening technology automates this review process by reading the contract, answering key questions and suggesting what to do next.

Established in 2015, we are a fast-growing UK-based company with a global client list. We work closely with Cambridge University and include technologies and lawyers at the heart our business. Our product encompasses leading-edge AI technology, an innovative legal ontology and one of the world’s largest legal intelligence data sets.

The Role

We are seeking an ambitious individual who cares about quality and has testing and automation experience in current or previous positions. The successful candidate will work with the development and operations teams to ensure optimum quality of product releases, create new processes and systems to automate our software and intelligence product test and be able to communicate changes to all parties within the business.

Responsibilities

Writing and performing test cases, particularly for integration and regression test cases.

Liaising with development and user communities to educate on testing best practice and supporting their activities in unit and acceptance testing respectively.

Ensure that all elements within a sprint have been tested, defects logged, and feedback provided to development teams.

Manage user acceptance testing; working closely with the legal teams within the business, undertake knowledge transfer and providing support during UAT.   

Working with development teams and technical operations to build the periodic release package and associated documentation.

Provide input during sprint planning process; specifically, around bug management.

Apply quality assurance principals throughout the Agile product lifecycle

Reporting To

Delivery Manager

Skills Required

Essential

5 years of experience as a Software Tester or similar role

Experience in building integration and regression test cases

Knowledge and usage of automated testing tools

MySQL (or similar)

Scripting such as bash

Web / SaaS applications

Knowledge of agile working practices

Critical thinker and excellent problem-solving skills

Good and proven communication skills both written and verbally

Advantageous but not essential

Exposure to Windows command line   

Usage of Linux operating systems

Used Jira or Target Process

Usage of Bitbucket or equivalent tool

Understanding and exposure of Python & PHP programming languages

Rewards

Competitive salary.

Equity in the form of share options.

Person Profile

Accomplished QA analyst who relishes working in an ambitious, customer-driven company in the field of “expert systems”. Ability to work under pressure, enjoys a varied workload, and has excellent track record of self-development.

The QA analyst needs to be able to work independently but also be part of the team, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and take responsibility for their role within the business.

Enquiries to Richard Moss at richard@thoughtriver.com

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