QA Engineer
Global {M}
London, England, United Kingdom
3d ago


Our client Partner Lifebit is an open-source pioneer and their driving mission is to revolutionise bioinformatics and biomedical data analysis forever.

Their product is the world’s first federated genomics platform for unified, secure research over distributed big data. No one has anything close.

Think best-in-class UI / UX, seamless integration with open-source tools, powerful cohort browser, advanced AI. Lifebit Cloud OS is leading the industry and leaving competitors in the dust.

Lifebit intends to keep it that way!

While they know their technology is unmatched, Lifebit also know they can keep making it greater without an exceptionally strong team to help take it to incredible new heights.

Their engineering and research team is composed of a mix of software, and bioinformatics, currently their engineers are split between Lisbon and London.

Software engineers don’t need any prior knowledge or experience in bioinformatics, we solve problems differently to the industry’s standards and favour creative problem solving.

The Lifebit stack includes :

  • Backend : NodeJS, TypeScript, MongoDB
  • Infrastructure : Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS
  • Frontend : React-Redux
  • Machine Learning : Python, Pandas, Sklearn, Tensorflow
  • Bioinformatics : Nextflow, Conda, Python, R, Bash, Docker
  • As a QA Engineer in our team, you will :

    Ensure that all feature deliverables meet quality objectives

    Build effective test cases for manual and automation testing

    Diagnose, track and clearly document defects found

    Work together with Lifebit engineers, product owners and customer service, to identify risks, understand how new features should be tested, and then engage them in contributing automated and manual tests


    The role requirements below are just an indication of what we’re

    looking for - sometimes the perfect candidate is far more or less

    experienced than we anticipated!

    Good understanding of best practices of web development and testing and be able to apply them in web development (ES6, JS)

    Experience in QA automation and creation of test data sets, as well as manual bug discovery

    Experience in testing Restful APIs and frontend UIs

    Familiarity with test runners like Jest or Mocha, and testing utilities like Chai, Enzyme or React's TestUtils

    Strong experience writing end-to-end tests with any web-driver-

    based UI framework

    Excellent knowledge of how web applications work

    Strong problem solving skills with a creative approach

    Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse QA and testing techniques


    Competitive salary and generous stock options

    25 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays

    Monthly team activities

    Conferences, events and training resources (Data science, AI, cloud, any tech stack, painting, origami, you pick!) - we offer £1,000 a year to each person for personal development)

    International and diverse team

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