Senior QA Engineer

  • Full Time (40 hrs p/w Monday – Friday)

  • Salary £35 – 45k per annum (depending on experience)

  • Working from home (permanently)

  • 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)

  • Desirable benefits package

The Company

Established in 2016, Glider Technology (Glider) has a passion for Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Information Management, and because of this we develop and provide information management software and consultancy services to the AEC and asset management industries. 

Our Software as a Service (SaaS) is named gliderbim®, and is a new, unique brand of full lifecycle, asset information management software.  Our mission is to revolutionise how information is managed throughout design, construction and operation of the built environment.

The Glider team is made up of a diverse team of software engineers, BIM consultants, Information Managers, Project Managers, and Senior Management. All staff work from home and always will do, but we like to meet up on a regular basis for company briefings, team building, and general fun.

Job roles within Glider that are of a client-facing role will meet on a more regular basis as well as with customers for project-related or sales-related meetings. The majority of customer meetings are held at the clients own office and the frequency of meetings is individual to that project.

Job Overview

Reports to:
The Senior QA Engineer will report to The Head of Development

Job Overview:
We are looking for a senior QA engineer with a proven track record of developing test suites for Web Applications and API Services. You will take an active and direct role in the planning, designing and execution of manual and automated tests. Ensuring our products are delivered on time and with the highest quality possible.

All staff at Glider work from home but from time to time we like to meet up for company briefings, team-building events, and general fun.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Translating software requirements/stories into accurate and complete test scenarios, including identifying the detailed test data, with a commitment to deliver high quality releases.
  • Creating automated and manual tests for both UI and API as well as executing regression tests and providing detailed analysis of the results.
  • Taking an active role in the migration of the manual testing to an automated process.
  • Identifying new tools, software and systems when necessary to support the day-to-day tasks of the team.
  • You will be working closely alongside developers who will be following multiple SDLC models.
  • Conducting integration, stress, performance, scalability, and/or load testing.
  • Communicate with product owners and developers to ensure any defects found are cataloged and dealt with, in accordance with best practices.
  • Define, write and maintain best practice standards and documentation guidelines.
Qualifications & Skill Requirements:
  • Experience of designing, writing and executing automated tests using Cypress, Playwright or another automation tool.
  • Experience of investigating root causes of functional issues and providing corrective actions – either individually or in conjunction with the development team.
  • Experience working with multiple SDLC.
  • Understanding and promotion of Best Practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, analytical, planning and written/verbal communication skills and an aptitude to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Experience of testing complex technical projects through to completion, resulting in delivery of robust and high-quality applications.
  • Ability to test backend services and the integrations between them.
  • Positive attitude, open-minded, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations.
  • Passion for writing clean and maintainable code.
  • Complex problem-solving ability, innovative and creative thinking.
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team.
  • A sense of collective responsibility for delivery commitments.
  • Ability to deliver code in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to communicate issues to technical and non-technical people.
  • Must reside in the UK.
  • Able to complete Security Clearance as a large portion of our customers are government clients.
  • You must have been resident in the UK for at least 5 years without more than 28 period outside the country.
  • Degree In Computer Science.
  • Experience in REST, XML, JSON, Postman, MySQL, AWS, ElasticSearch
  • Experience in development with React.
  • Experience in development with C#.

Glider celebrates diversity and inclusivity and we welcome applicants regardless of their ethnic origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make contact with HR by telephone 020 3826 8001 or email

If you have the skills and experience to fulfill the role advertised and wish to join our team, please forward a covering letter and your CV to

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