QA Tester – Contractor – Remote

Role: QA Test Engineer

Location: Remote

Contract Length: 1 year

Pay rate: £350-£450 Outside IR35

Job Description:

Our client has always applied the best of technology to improve people’s lives. Now our SaaS technology is fuelling a new era in the healthcare industry, with dynamic systems that change the way people receive care in settings outside of the hospital-and tools that work every day to help people stay well, longer. We have one of the largest actionable datasets in the industry, creating a complete view of people as they move between care settings. This is how we empower providers-with vital insight to deliver the care people need, right when they need it.

We’re also ensuring that our health solutions connect to other companies’ networks because when objectives align, everyone wins. As we work today to drive better care and lower costs, we’re developing more personalized solutions for tomorrow, utilizing machine learning, intelligent care paths, and predictive protocols. If you are an innovator who wants to make an impact we want to talk to you!

We are looking for a Contract Engineer, Software Test Engineering to join our clients team. This position reports to the Manager of Software Engineering and will provide direction and expertise in different testing modalities in an agile development environment. This is a term position that terminates in January 2025.

As a Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and curating manual and automated test suites, collaborating with other engineers to ensure comprehensive test coverage, and taking a data-driven approach to maintaining the relevance of these suites.

You will participate in all testing activities to drive quality and build quality and security in our system.


Work closely with Product Managers and Software Engineers to define and understand the desired outcome. Participate in the discovery process with an eye for risk mitigation and quality.

Develop and maintain testing artifacts and documentation.

Identify and apply the right testing approach with test suites that provide accurate and quick feedback to the development process.

Contribute to continuously improving the quality practices, tooling, and processes that support the team mission.

Contribute to the growth and career development of more junior team members.

Support the development process from ideation to code deployments and feature releases.

Qualifications and experience:

You are a detail-oriented team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills who seek continuous learning and improvement.

You are a technologist with 2+ years of experience in software testing and test automation.

You have some experience in C# or Java-based automated test development

You have experience in writing basic SQL queries for test verification

You have experience working with ALM tools (Azure DevOps, Github, Jira) and Git.

You have experience in end-to-end test frameworks, such as Selenium, including using behavior-driven development (BDD) with frameworks like Cucumber.

You have experience in API testing using tools like Postman and Newman.

You are familiar with the most common security vulnerabilities in web applications (e.g., OWASP Top Ten) and can design tests to catch them early.

You understand ice cream cones are bad – tell us why in the interview.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

You have experience with non-functional testing, using load test tools like k6 or JMeter.

Planet Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: Aw000715_1711620848
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Salary From: £300
Salary To: £450
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Oxfordshire
Job Types: Contract
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