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Quality Automation Engineer



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Sheffield, UK
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023

Team Description

We are looking for a Quality Automation Engineer to join our engineering team in Sheffield, working on our front line products.
As an automation engineer you will create, manage and maintain automated tests, as well as being a quality ambassador on your team.
You will join a team building the tools that allow product managers to gather the full picture of the customer, by integrating qualitative feedback data with the full power of Pendo’s analytics and guidance platform.

We offer you a strong team with diverse backgrounds who love to build systems that scale in a collaborative environment between engineering, product, and design.

Role Responsibilities

  • Design and implement automation test scenarios using browser automation tools (including Cypress), and API testing tools (including Postman)
  • Be the ambassador for testing within your feature team
  • Perform various types of testing, including manual, functional, system integration, regression
  • Collaborate with developers to address any bugs, defects, or issues found
  • Conduct root-cause analysis of identified defects, providing development teams with sufficient details to understand, replicate, and resolve them
  • Identify gaps in existing test coverage and opportunities to improve test efficiency

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with web automation testing, both front end and back end
  • Experience using browser automation tools such as Cypress or Selenium
  • Experience with CI pipelines and build servers such as Jenkins, CircleCI
  • Basic JavaScript skills for writing and debugging automation tests
  • Knowledge and understanding of HTTP APIs
  • Team player with great communication skills
  • Highly motivated, self-learning, and independent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of unit testing frameworks such as Jest
  • Experience gathering and presenting test analytics data
  • Exposure to backend and statically typed languages
  • Experience with performance and load testing
  • Knowledge of frontend web application frameworks
  • Familiarity with cloud computing

Pendo Description:

Pendo was founded in 2013 by former product managers, who combined their heads and hearts to build something they wanted but never had as product managers -- a simple way to understand and attack what truly drives product success. Our mission is to improve society's experience with software.

Come join one of the fastest-growing startups, supported by best-in-class institutions like Battery Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Spark Capital and Meritech. You will gain experience in a diverse and exciting set of technologies and clients and have a real impact on Pendo's future. Our culture is passionate, dynamic, and fun.


We are an equal opportunity employer and believe having diverse teams where everyone brings their whole self to Pendo is key to our success. We welcome all people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.


Pendo is committed to working with, and providing access and reasonable accommodation to, applicants with mental and/or physical disabilities. If you think you may require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please send a request to: accommodation@pendo.io. All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.


Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of many compensation, benefits and other reward opportunities we provide.

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in the following location is

Sheffield, UK - £36,000- £46,000

Individual pay rate decisions, including offers made within and over the expected salary range, are based on a number of factors, including qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company.