2544 jobs - 494 added today
Recruiting? Call us on 01772 639042
Email me jobs relevant to my job search
about 1 month ago
only 8 days until close

Quality Assurance Engineer


Ovo Energy
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Power & Energy
Category: Inspection Jobs
Apply on company site
Select how you want to share:
View similar
Quality Assurance Engineer

Closing Date: Friday 21st May

The OVO Group’s purpose is to drive progress towards net zero carbon living. To reach Plan Zero, we need everyone to come together - not just as customers buying energy, but as members with a common goal. As part of this ambitious plan, our goal is to become the ‘Leading Employer in the UK’ by 2030. If you think you could be the talent we’re looking for, then come and join the adventure!

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

The OVO Group’s mission is to drive progress towards net zero carbon living. To reach zero, we need everyone to come together. Not as customers buying energy, but as members with a common goal. OVO Metering is at the heart of bringing Britain’s energy system into the 21st Century. Field Operations is an integral part in creating a smart energy system which will mean that our energy networks are run in a completely new way.

What will I be doing?

You’ll be working in the Quality Assurance and Change Delivery team looking at innovations and system enhancements for the Field Operations business, delivering excellent customer outcomes every day. This role includes all internal tooling, third party systems and interfaces as well as with other systems and products within the wider Ovo retail teams (inc. subsidiary companies within the Group). You will be the voice of the customer, ensuring changes meet quality standards and is considerate to any business or process areas.

Key Responsibilities

* Reviewing user stories and solution designs to ensure they are testable and verifiable (acceptance criteria are present for example) authoring test cases and planning test runs to ensure coverage is sufficient to prove the quality of the user story
* Executing test runs and managing the bug process for the squad to ensure timely and quality deliverables
* Creating test reports to provide management with information to help them make decisions on releases
* Assisting with release planning to ensure a smooth delivery, ensuring that good levels of post-release checks are in place and that it’s been made “safe to fail” where possible
* Ensuring that any known issues are communicated clearly to the support teams when releasing new features / projects to ensure a smoother release process
* Helping create comprehensive documentation that can be used by all members of the QA Team to assist with testing activities

Is this the job for me?

Essential skills and experience:

The ideal candidate is customer obsessed, highly organized, works effectively with internal and external stakeholders and has the ability to shift gears at a moment's notice. They enjoy the challenges of developing and improving processes in a dynamic organisation. They have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, and the ability to prioritise their own schedule within a dynamic environment is imperative.

* Ability to work to a deadline and prioritise your own work
* An understanding of some or all of the following business processes, meter appointment booking, planning/dispatch/scheduling, jeopardy planning, SMETS 1 & 2 commissioning
* Good communication skills with the ability to articulate complicated investigations into clear and concise information

Ideally you will have:

* A good understanding of Agile principles and how software is delivered

* A solid experience with IT and our systems (field systems experience is important)

* Highly self motivated who is keen to achieve targets and is proactive in improving their own performance

* Used to working as part of a team and is willing to be pragmatic to achieve team targets

* Able to quickly change focus but not lose sight of what needs to be done
* Take initiative when confronted with new challenges

From us you’ll get* * 5% matched employer contribution to your pension
* 25 days holiday + 1 for your birthday
* And many more...

(*) Please note that certain benefits kick-in once you have passed probation which can be up to 6 months after your start date.

We want the best people

At OVO, we empower our people to have choice around where and when they work - flexible working arrangements can be discussed for all of our roles. Please speak to the Talent Acquisition team for more info.

We’re keen to meet people with varied backgrounds - our view is the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We want to build teams which represent a variety of experiences, perspectives and skills, and we recognise talent on the basis of merit and potential.

We understand some people may not apply for jobs unless they tick every box. If you're excited about joining us and think you have much of what we're looking for, even if you're not 100% sure… we'd love to hear from you.

Learn more about working in the OVO family of companies on our careers page and Glassdoor. We’re also delighted to have received a Top Employers certificate in 2018, 2019 and 2020!
Quality Assurance Engineer

Closing Date: Friday 21st May

The OVO Group’s purpose is to drive progress towards net zero carbon living. To reach Plan Zero, we need everyone to come together - not just as customers buying energy, but as members with a common goal. As part of this ambitious plan, our goal is to become the ‘Leading Employer in the UK’ by 2030. If you think you could be the talent we’re looking for, then come and join the adventure!

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

The OVO Group’s mission is to drive progress towards net zero carbon living. To reach zero, we need everyone to come together. Not as customers buying energy, but as members with a common goal. OVO Metering is at the heart of bringing Britain’s energy system into the 21st Century. Field Operations is an integral part in creating a smart energy system which will mean that our energy networks are run in a completely new way.

What will I be doing?

You’ll be working in the Quality Assurance and Change Delivery team looking at innovations and system enhancements for the Field Operations business, delivering excellent customer outcomes every day. This role includes all internal tooling, third party systems and interfaces as well as with other systems and products within the wider Ovo retail teams (inc. subsidiary companies within the Group). You will be the voice of the customer, ensuring changes meet quality standards and is considerate to any business or process areas.

Key Responsibilities

* Reviewing user stories and solution designs to ensure they are testable and verifiable (acceptance criteria are present for example) authoring test cases and planning test runs to ensure coverage is sufficient to prove the quality of the user story
* Executing test runs and managing the bug process for the squad to ensure timely and quality deliverables
* Creating test reports to provide management with information to help them make decisions on releases
* Assisting with release planning to ensure a smooth delivery, ensuring that good levels of post-release checks are in place and that it’s been made “safe to fail” where possible
* Ensuring that any known issues are communicated clearly to the support teams when releasing new features / projects to ensure a smoother release process
* Helping create comprehensive documentation that can be used by all members of the QA Team to assist with testing activities

Is this the job for me?

Essential skills and experience:

The ideal candidate is customer obsessed, highly organized, works effectively with internal and external stakeholders and has the ability to shift gears at a moment's notice. They enjoy the challenges of developing and improving processes in a dynamic organisation. They have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, and the ability to prioritise their own schedule within a dynamic environment is imperative.

* Ability to work to a deadline and prioritise your own work
* An understanding of some or all of the following business processes, meter appointment booking, planning/dispatch/scheduling, jeopardy planning, SMETS 1 & 2 commissioning
* Good communication skills with the ability to articulate complicated investigations into clear and concise information

Ideally you will have:

* A good understanding of Agile principles and how software is delivered

* A solid experience with IT and our systems (field systems experience is important)

* Highly self motivated who is keen to achieve targets and is proactive in improving their own performance

* Used to working as part of a team and is willing to be pragmatic to achieve team targets

* Able to quickly change focus but not lose sight of what needs to be done
* Take initiative when confronted with new challenges

From us you’ll get* * 5% matched employer contribution to your pension
* 25 days holiday + 1 for your birthday
* And many more...

(*) Please note that certain benefits kick-in once you have passed probation which can be up to 6 months after your start date.

We want the best people

At OVO, we empower our people to have choice around where and when they work - flexible working arrangements can be discussed for all of our roles. Please speak to the Talent Acquisition team for more info.

We’re keen to meet people with varied backgrounds - our view is the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We want to build teams which represent a variety of experiences, perspectives and skills, and we recognise talent on the basis of merit and potential.

We understand some people may not apply for jobs unless they tick every box. If you're excited about joining us and think you have much of what we're looking for, even if you're not 100% sure… we'd love to hear from you.

Learn more about working in the OVO family of companies on our careers page and Glassdoor. We’re also delighted to have received a Top Employers certificate in 2018, 2019 and 2020!
Apply on company site

Email me jobs relevant to my job search

  Back to the top