Job Overview


£35,000-45,000 Permanent





Job Overview

A Bit About Us

At AO, we’re in the business of better tomorrows for our customers, and we do whatever it takes to make sure they’re the happiest they can be. We may sell everything from washing machines to PlayStations, but putting smiles on our customers’ faces is at the heart of everything we do.

We’re big believers in making sure every job is done properly, which is why we do everything the AO way. Our award-winning teams work their magic behind the scenes to make sure every customer’s experience is totally effortless. We do our bit for the environment too, with our very own recycling plant to make sure we’re as green as we look. We’re always looking for ways to make our customers as happy as can be, wherever possible.

More About the Role

Our award-winning IT department is looking for a Test Engineer to join us who will work within our Agile product page team. You will be responsible for leading quality and mature software practices within the team from a testing and continuous delivery perspective.

You’ll need to be present from a piece of works inception to delivery and be completely committed to delivering high quality work quickly in this fast-paced team. Work ranges from Business as usual maintenance on the product page to innovative new features delivered in an agile manner.

Here's What You Can Expect to be Doing

  • Testing our product page making sure any new features are of a high standard from a UX, Aesthetic, Functional, Security and Accessibility perspective.
  • Making sure that the application is functional, performant and delightful to use.
  • Contribute towards continuous integration and delivery pipeline.
  • You’ll be part of creating user journeys.
  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts based on user journeys.
  • Perform multi-device and browser testing across multi-lingual sites.
  • Working with UX, Creative designers, Business analysts, Project managers, other testers as well as copywriters and other stakeholders to make sure we are delivering what’s expected on time.
  • Together with the team; implementing ways to measure the success of the work you are producing through automatic reporting.
  • Working with development to debug issues.
  • Collaborating with development on unit and integration tests
  • Work in an Agile cross functional team in an Agile fashion in all facets whether it be our approach to delivering work or your approach to testing.

A Few Things About You

  • Must have a passion for great aesthetics and user experience.
  • Must have a strong eye for detail.
  • Must be proactive and goal orientated.
  • Must be self-motivated and keen to take ownership and responsibility for your work and yourself.
  • 4+ years testing experience.
  • 2+ years test automation experience.
  • Experience testing and automating against the API layer
  • Experience working on a customer facing eCommerce platform.
  • Strong understanding of HTML, CSS and JS.
  • Experience working with Automation tools.
  • Experience working with TDD/BDD.
  • Must be a clear and succinct communicator.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment is a must.
  • Experience working on a customer facing eCommerce platform.
  • You must have a desire to learn and continuously improve yourself.

Why Choose AO?

We’re in the business of better tomorrows, for both our customers and our people. A better tomorrow means finding a place that’ll reward your curiosity. A place that encourages you to ask ‘why’. Somewhere that feeds your imagination and gives you the support to bring those ideas to life.

If you’re the kind of person who wants to learn and help others achieve, who always sees the glass half-full with an appetite for what’s next, you’ll fit right in with us.

In return, you’ll be an integral part of an award-winning team who are forward-thinking and innovative. You can also take up to 5 days out of the business a year to use for development in your role and we’ll cover the cost.

We’re about looking at the bigger picture - the better tomorrow. And no matter what that looks like to you, we’ll make sure you’ve got everything you need to make it happen.

Great People Deserve Great Things

As an AO’er you can take full advantage of the benefits and perks we have to offer

  • Feel free to have a chat with us about our flexible ways of working.
  • You can take up to 5 days out of the business a year to use for development in your role and we’ll cover the cost.
  • We have our own library, if you've seen something which interests you, we can order in a copy. Just add it to the library when you've done.
  • 25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)
  • At least 5% contribution pension scheme
  • Dedicated wellness initiatives that support a healthy work / life balance, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.

To see all of our benefits and perks visit our AO Benefits page.

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