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Date: 03-Jan-2022

Location: Southampton, GB, SO16 7PX Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU Gateshead, GB, NE11 9SY GB

Company: Lloyds Register


FLOAT is a digital venture with a mission to change the face of the maritime industry forever. We’re a unique agile team working at the boundaries of science and technology.

Backed by the CEO of Lloyds Register, this digital venture is powered outside of corporate life. There are genuine opportunities to take risks. To challenge the project and operate on a daring level not associated with big business.


When you join our squad, you’ll join the elite unit of engineers, naval architects and  developers. You’ll be hungry to create solutions that save lives, and create a sustainable future which maximises the potential of industrial assets.

If you want:

  • To develop first-of-its-kind digital twin technology
  • An opportunity to shape the venture on a strategic level
  • The pace of a start-up, without the employment risk
  • Autonomy, ownership and a high degree of focus
  • Fast paced personal development


Then we want you with us onboard FLOAT. 


To know more about FLOAT and the team, visit us at http://www.floatjobs.co.uk/


To hear from our hiring manager, watch the video https://app.hint.video/2oxJyp

To schedule a quick chat, connect via LinkedIn here https://www.linkedin.com/in/vaibhavparsoya/




You’re a QA Engineer who thrives in the fast pace of a start-up. We’re a unique agile team working at the boundaries of science and technology.


Your skills are what we’re looking for.

Do you want to…

  • Test and prove first-in-kind digital twin technology?
  • Push the limits of what’s technically possible in a dynamic team of experts? 
  • Break technological boundaries that will change the maritime industry for good?

We thought so.


As QA Engineer you’ll be the gatekeeper of what’s good enough for our customers – and what’s not. You’ll use your expertise to test the quality and performance of what our Scrum teams produce. Big data. Big compute cloud applications. Big responsibility.

Are you up for it?


QA Engineer’s key responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders (product owners, developers, engineers and testers) to implement testing requirements into well-designed software solutions with an eye on scalability, quality, performance and maintainability 
  • Test and prove that the software meets major architectural requirements and ensure the quality and performance of the system as a whole 
  • Develop and automate tests for software validation, detect bug issues and report them accurately
  • Estimate test development and debug efforts and be able to prioritise tests, based on quality impact. 
  • Ideate and test new ways of improving existing software designs and solutions aiming for higher performance in terms of speed, data size and simulation time  
  • Collaborate with the development team to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain embedded applications within the product 
  • Participate in Agile development activities, attending daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint review and sprint retrospective meetings
  • Effectively understand, capture, interpret and break down customer’s needs with the support of architect, subject matter expert and the product owner
  • Effectively estimate tasks and ensure delivery of sprints based on these timescales 
  • Proactively contribute to improvements in the team’s agile process 
  • Proactively contribute to the technical development of other testers 


As QA Engineer you’ll have:

  • Qualification in natural sciences, mathematics, computer science, or engineering  
  • Experience in software testing or similar role, preferably with experience of scientific and engineering applications  
  • Good level of experience in TDD, BDD, Test automation and, creating and maintaining unit tests including mocking 
  • Experience of product development, where you have worked with members within an Agile development environment; awareness of Agile software development values and principles; experience in using Scrum frameworks 
  • Proactive self-starter; self-organised with a team-player attitude; strive to learn more and new skills; able to roll up your sleeves and help any team member when needed 
  • Good communication and influencing skills; good presentation and time management skills  
  • Excellent and demonstratable analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Perform in a high-pressure environment with changing priorities 
  • A genuine interest and curiosity for all things digital and data, and for digital transformation of traditional practices in the maritime industry


We value one’s skills, attitude, behaviour, and their zest to learn more to apply in action over years of experience. So don’t be put off applying for this job if you don't fit all the requirements of skills or experience.





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