QA Engineer

  • Chippenham, UK
  • Dec 07, 2018
Contractor Information Technology

Job Description

QA Engineer – (11 month FTC covering maternity leave)

Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits

About us

Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in combatting climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, and despite challenging market conditions has continued to grow profitably over the past 5 years.

The business has recently reviewed its longer term strategy and is now poised to take a leap forwards, focused on a transformational growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people. This will enable the achievement of its purpose; powering the choice for customers, of a cleaner greener future. The Good Energy team is currently around 300 people strong and is based in the market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.

About the function and role

As the QA Engineer, you will be part of the IT team within the IT and Digital Team. The transformation department is moving into a newly agile and digital way of working and is an exciting and dynamic team to work in and shape. You will be responsible for delivering and supporting IT solutions that add value to Good Energy’s business.

The core responsibility will be to deliver analysis, design and testing of solutions, to meet the business requirements as part of the ongoing Business Transformation exercise, and to provide technical support and deliver resolutions of existing systems and solutions within Good Energy.

About you

The role requires the ability to communicate and work with a variety of people collaboratively, and as required, deliver on a project from initial inception to final deployment. With a background working within an Agile environment, you will have demonstrable up to date knowledge and experience of applying structured test methods and processes.

You will have experience of testing software and database applications produced in a Microsoft environment, consisting of tools such as SQL Server, Visual Studio, VB, C#, Access, .NET, PHP, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, TestRail and Jira.

With strong analytical, investigative and organisational skills, you will be driven to deliver against agreed timescales and acceptance criteria. A high level if IT literacy and experience using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) is essential for this role.

Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values: 


We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.


We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.


We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.


In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.

So if you’d like to be part of this innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you. 

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to

By applying for a job at Good Energy, you agree that we’ll process your details for the purpose of applying for this vacancy. We’ll have access to your personal information from your application and other materials you submit in support of your application. We’ll retain your personal information on our own systems to facilitate the administration of the recruitment process and we’ll share your application with the relevant hiring manager. We won’t share your information for marketing purposes or with any third parties without your expressed consent (if we decide to perform a psychometric test we’ll require additional consent for being able to profile your personal information). We’ll retain your information if you’re unsuccessful for 6 months unless requested not to at which point your data will be deleted.

Closing date: 26th December 2018


General-Other: IT-Software Development


Competitive + excellent benefits