• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed.co.uk
  • Salary: £23000 - £28000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 488667

Junior Quality Assurance Analyst

Reed Courses are looking for a Junior Quality Assurance Analyst to join their expanding team in Holborn, London. 


We’re looking for a talented, enthusiastic and motivated Quality Assurance Analyst who wants to play an integral part in shaping the future of our Courses marketplace. 

As a Junior QA, you’ll support the Product team in delivering against the Reed Courses product roadmap, contributing to create products that drive customer adoption and engagement and ultimately business growth. 

Key Responsibilities

  • You’ll be involved in all parts of the development process, from inception to delivery
  • Manual testing of features and complete items
  • Manage pre-release regression with the development team
  • Liaise with the wider department to get, and act on, feedback on issues affecting the quality of our products and services
  • Be part of the release rota, taking on the role of Release Manager coordinate, and release code to production
  • Support the quality engineers in improving, or introducing new initiatives, and process to improve the delivery of quality products
  • Support continuous integration & delivery and planning tests at the right testing levels

Skills and Experience

  • Experience with testing web applications, as well as Windows services
  • Experience with testing web applications in mobile browsers
  • Familiar with agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience in exploratory and user acceptance testing
  • Experience with defect logging, escalation, and monitoring using issue trackers
  • Ability to collaborate with, and present improvements and ideas, to other members of the QA team

Other desirable skills 

  • ISTQB certification or equivalent
  • Exposure to source control (git), TeamCity, and Azure DevOps
  • Exposure to JIRA
  • Experience with modern CI/CD technologies such as AWS Pipelines or similar
  • Automation experience with languages such as Java, Javascript or others and tools such as WebdriverIO or similar frameworks
  • Demonstrable commercial experience in programming, C#/Java/Javascript


  • Dynamic Working, including core hours and location flexibility
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible holiday scheme with the option to buy, sell or carry over up to 5 days a year
  • Moving home leave
  • Financial benefits include pension and health cash plan subscription
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • Insurance benefits including life assurance
  • Love Mondays events
  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers
  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues
  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants, and theatres right on the doorstep
  • These are just some of the great benefits we offer everyone working at Reed.co.uk!

Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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