QA Engineer - Brandwatch Reviews

Engineering United Kingdom Brighton, England London, United Kingdom


Brandwatch is the global leader in social and digital consumer intelligence, working with the biggest brands and most admired agencies worldwide – 39 of the Fortune 100 are clients. 

Recently named a leader in The Forrester Wave™, we build smart software solutions that help capture, understand and share insights from millions of conversations across the web and beyond. Home to over 500 people worldwide with offices in 10 locations, Brandwatch is a place that motivates and supports its staff to find answers to new problems in an ever changing social and digital world.

Brandwatch is part of Cision Ltd—a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals.

Brandwatch Reviews is a product that was originally developed by the Brandwatch Incubator, and brought to market in mid 2020. It’s early market acceptance / adoption has been strong, and we are now ready to invest in a significant expansion of the team behind it to help accelerate development and scale.

Role Description

As Quality Assurance Engineer you’ll be working on a variety of projects across our suite of products. On each project you will work within a highly-skilled team to appreciate the new functionality being developed. You’ll be focussed on applying quality from the start of the development lifecycle, identifying efficiency improvements and acting as a quality coach for the team, as well as testing using both manual and automation test techniques, reporting issues and testing the resulting fixes.

What you need:

  • A few years experience with commercial web-based testing across a range of web browsers and operating systems
  • A few years experience with full-stack testing including REST APIs
  • The ability to design tests and define test cases from available test bases
  • Expert manual testing ability, including exploratory testing and defect reporting
  • Able to identify and apply appropriate testing types, models and techniques
  • An awareness of software development processes
  • Hands-on experience of Automation Testing tools and frameworks

The following would be advantageous:

  • Experience working in a team using Agile (Scrum or Kanban) methodologies
  • Experience using version control systems (we use Git) and issue tracking/project management systems (we use Jira)
  • Experience working with Social Media platforms and Social listening 
At Brandwatch, we offer flexible and remote working, a competitive benefits package, an extensive people development program, including LinkedIn Learning for every employee and in-house courses such as our Brandwatch Leadership Development program, and community-focused groups, such as our Diversity & Inclusion and Green committees.

Working at Brandwatch: Our values are about being authentic, bold, and creative. And we believe these values are best embodied by enabling people to do their best work in an environment that works for them. Whether fully remote, within one of our global offices, or a combination of the two, we have the tools and resources to make working to these values both possible and enjoyable.