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QA Engineer (Automated - 12 Mth FTC)

Slaughter and May
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
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Job Details

Who we are

Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm, advising on high-profile and ground-breaking transactions around the globe. The firm provides clients with a professional service of the highest calibre, combining technical excellence with commercial awareness and a practical, constructive approach to legal issues.

We are offering the opportunity to be part of the team that supports our lawyers in providing world-class legal advice to some of the world's leading businesses.

At Slaughter and May, with over 1,200 partners and staff worldwide, everyone's contribution is valued and all enjoy an open, friendly and supportive culture. We have an underlying sense of pride in who we are and what we do, and our inclusive culture values everyone’s contribution to making us a market leader. In addition, there are excellent benefits and facilities and a variety of development opportunities to support you in your role.

Would you like to join one of the world’s most prestigious law firms?

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a professional, engaging individual to join us as a Quality Assurance Engineer within our London- based Technology Department.

Role overview

We are recruiting for a QA Engineer to join our in house testing team.

The Quality Assurance team is part of the Technology department and the wider Business Services function based at the firm’s head office in London. The successful individual should be self-motivated, creative and proactive, to work positively in a change environment, which includes multiple platforms and architectures and diverse technologies.

Key responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role are set out below and there may be others which are not listed. The QA Engineer may require some working outside our normal working hours of 9:30am to 5:30pm.

The focus of the role is to ensure the delivery of quality software to the business. As such, the QA Engineer reviews the business requirements, identifies tests that will drive feature development, and where appropriate writes and executes the relevant automated acceptance and regression tests.

  • Test script creation – delivering a re-usable set of automation scripts for future releases.

  • Test estimation, test planning and test progress reporting.

  • Test execution – automation testing split across project team and BAU (Business As Usual) delivery.

  • Providing objective feedback to software development project team or business support teams.

  • Coaching and mentoring junior team members in test automation.

  • Responsible for maintaining and operating multiple test automation frameworks

Candidate profile

Candidates for this position must have:

  • Demonstrable technical test automation experience i.e. Ranorex, Selenium, HP UFT

  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of API testing, tools and processes

  • Strong experience in cross-browser, cross- device, and cross platform testing

  • Strong understanding of QA methodologies and software testing.

  • Experience of web, mobile and API automation

  • Familiarisation with modern delivery methodology such as BDD, TDD, CI/CD

  • Experience of identifying and implementing test automation framework on a .Net & C# Stack

  • Strong experience of independently creating an automation framework from the ground up

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, working closely with project team members i.e. Business Engineer and Project Manager.

  • Significant experience with Test Management tooling i.e. TFS, TestRail, JIRA

  • Experience of executing manual tests and accurately recording test evidences

  • BCS ISTQB Foundation or Intermediate Certificate in Software testing

  • Certified Agile Tester or ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation


Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm recognised throughout the business community for its exceptional legal service, commercial awareness and commitment to clients. We advise on high-profile, ground-breaking and complex transactions and on contentious matters delivering bespoke solutions to clients for over 130 years.

We deliver innovative and bespoke solutions to our clients, domestically and internationally. We provide clear legal advice that spans the globe whilst tackling the cultural nuances between jurisdictions. Our lawyers understand how to coordinate and manage matters in the jurisdictions most relevant to our clients.

Across our four offices in London, Brussels, Beijing and Hong Kong we have 109 partners and over 1300 employees worldwide. We make sure we have the finest lawyers in the market and train them to the highest standards. This means our clients always get advice which is clear, confident and commercial, but also advice which guides and leads them towards a recommended solution. 

We have an underlying sense of pride in who we are and what we do, and our inclusive culture gives rise to a unique diversity of thinking, which is critical to our success and helps maintain our position as a true market leader.

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+44 (0)20 7600 1200
One Bunhill Row

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