Posted: 5th July 2019

Test Engineer - manual and automation

Cathcart Associates  

Glasgow, Glasgow. United Kingdom

The Company 

The company are one of the best and most well-known companies in their field. Over the years they have built up an impressive list of clients who they have developed sleek, robust web solutions for with a range of modern technologies. 

Working with such a mixture of clients means they are constantly exploring or using different tools and technologies and are at the forefront of new things happening across the technology industry, offering the opportunity to ensure your skillset is as relevant as possible.

The company are dedicated to their employees and offer various paths through which to develop skills, with ongoing training and development. 

The Role  

Working in a highly technical team of around 25, the role will involve joining an established testing team. The role will be based alongside the development and delivery teams and testing is integrated from the start to ensure that the end product is of high quality, rather than being something just tacked on the end of the development process.   

The role will be a mixture of manual and automation testing for both internal and external projects, so there will always be a variety of different things to get stuck into! Testing will cover functional testing as well as performance testing, so knowledge of this would be ideal. 


You’ll be a strong manual and automation tester, with experience of using a dynamic language such as Python or JavaScript. 

It goes without saying that you will be a strong communicator, as you will need to provide feedback to internal teams and clients. 

The company don’t just want someone to come in as a ‘cog in the wheel’, they want a passionate member of the team who is keen to offer ways to improve the testing processes, which will allow you to actively make an impact not only internally, but across large-scale clients. 

You’ll have most of the following skills/experience: 

  • Agile environment
  • Manual and automation testing experience –  functional, integration, regression, stress, performance
  • JavaScript or Python scripting experience
  • You might have some experience creating simple testing strategies for a project
  • SQL Server or similar relational database
Salary and Location 

Based close to the city centre of Glasgow, the offices are commutable via car or public transport and are also walking distance from both train stations. 

The company are able to offer a salary of between £30,000 to £40,000 depending on experience with a strong range of benefits on offer as well with everything from a gym membership to personalised training programmes.