Quality Assurance Analyst (12-month FTC)

Last updated 18 days ago
Location:Wellington
Job Type:Full Time

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

As a Quality Assurance Analyst, you will be joining Xero's exciting Billing and Subscription Team which is responsible for supplying, maintaining and enhancing the key systems and platforms used by customers and administrators as part of subscription processes. This is a 12-month fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave.

What you'll do:

  • You will be an active contributor in a cross-functional team, working alongside Product Owners, Developers and other QAs to deliver tested and reliable software.
  • Act as a quality champion - share your knowledge, assist others in analysis, testing and quality practices.
  • Actively contribute to both Automated & Functional test activities over multiple layers of the system.
  • You'll be a self-motivated, quick starter - able to embed yourself into the project pods, grasp the details, and identify work independently.
  • You will own and drive QA processes and activities for your designated pod
  • What you'll bring with you:

  • You will be a self-starter who is able to work within existing teams, building relationships and influencing behaviour in favour of quality.
  • You will already have 3+ years of relevant experience in automated, functional & integration testing in a dynamic Agile environment.
  • Have experience using Jira/Confluence.
  • An understanding of cloud-based software and web services.
  • Strong analysis and quality facilitation skills.
  • You'll have a pragmatic approach and be able to see the big picture.
  • A willingness to be an active, self-motivated, positive member of a highly collaborative and cross-functional agile team.
  • Preferred but not essential:

  • Proven automation experience - contributing to and enhancing automation suites using tools such as Team City, SpecFlow/Cucumber and Selenium.
  • Technical experience such as SQL, PostMan, GIT and Visual Studio
  • Why you should become a Xero

    It’s a diverse and inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. We’re a place where innovation and change are not only encouraged but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.

    We’re very supportive of flexible working arrangements and offer a competitive remuneration package including shares and life insurance, in addition to your base salary. We have a culture we’re proud of. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family is priority - Xero is all of that and more.

    Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.

    Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.