So you want to be a Web Support and QA Tester?

We are looking for a Web support and QA tester to join our Product Management team. You’ll work closely with our QA testers, Developers, Product Managers and Account Managers to provide support in triaging issues raised by our clients, as well as testing the fixes produced by our Development team.

We’d love to have you come work with us in our beautiful Edinburgh office (when we are able to return), but we’d also consider filling the position either partially, or fully via remote working if you're based in the UK.

Our clients include: National Trust for Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival, RAC, Glasgow Film Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, Visit Scotland, Mary's Meals, and the Scottish Government.

About you

We’re looking for a patient, determined, and motivated problem solver with a keen eye for detail who has a good understanding of the fundamentals of web browsers, content management systems and web technologies. If not directly qualified in support and/or QA then you should be able to demonstrate transferrable experience of investigating and identifying software bugs and issues.

Skills Required

  • Able to analyse what websites should do and if they are doing it right 
  • Basic understanding of web development principles 
  • Skilled at identifying and documenting bugs 
  • Working with project tracking software (we use Jira/Basecamp) 
  • Browser testing 
  • CMS knowledge  
  • Working understanding of caching and performance concepts 
  • A keen eye for detail 
  • Organised and efficient 
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication 

Our purpose

We’re addicted to making things better. 

Our mission

Enjoy and be rewarded for delivering enviable results for clients who value our advice.

Benefits

  • Apple hardware 
  • Competitive company pension scheme 
  • Flexible working policy 
  • Volunteer days 
  • Coaching and mentoring programme 
  • Gym membership 
  • Parental Leave 
  • Legendary Whitespace social events and clubs (when we can socialise again!) 

Interested?

Get in touch! Please forward your CV, salary expectations, and (this bit is important) a report detailing the top 5 critical site issues that need addressed on our website to Olly Jackson.

Diversity and Inclusion at Whitespace

At Whitespace we believe everyone deserves the chance to create a fulfilling career. That’s why we’re committed to sharing our skills and knowledge with the wider community. This is reflected in our work with schools and the Daydream Believers programme, and our Whitespace Women group aimed at supporting women and non-binary people in the creative industries. We recently signed up to the Creative Equals #Adland Commits Charter as we are committed to bringing real racial diversity to our team and the work we produce.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.

No agencies please. 

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