QA Test Engineer (Glasgow, UK)


Glasgow, SC / United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 02/11/2021
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  • Company Address: 770 Marshall Street, Suite 200, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About OnScale

OnScale is the first Cloud Engineering Simulation platform. OnScale combines powerful multiphysics solver technology with the limitless compute power of cloud supercomputers. With OnScale, engineers can run massive numbers of full 3D multiphysics simulations in parallel to create true Digital Prototypes – digital representations of physical high-tech devices that capture the complete behavior of a device over its operating envelope. By shifting expensive and time-consuming physical prototyping to digital prototyping, OnScale massively reduces cost, risk, and time-to-market for R&D firms pushing the boundaries of new technology. OnScale is the Future of Engineering. Visit to try out the platform today.

Job Description

OnScale is looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure software product quality. QA engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will maintain a complete understanding of product requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.) The QA engineer role plays an important part in our company’s product development process and helping to ensure an excellent user experience for our customers. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing tools, systems, and processes for quality assurance at every stage of software development and has experience with Cloud SaaS products using web-based UI's with high-frequency release cycles. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to maximize software quality, we’d like to meet you.



  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to plan adequate QA testing
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly, and track bug fixes using Jira
  • Ensure thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing features and products
  • Work closely with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers)
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Track quality assurance metrics like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies


  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience with cloud-based SaaS products
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject


  • An international and enthusiastic team with high technical expertise and lots of fun
  • Attractive startup atmosphere: flat hierarchies, independent work environment, and lots of amazing things to deliver
  • Ambitious, self-responsible tasks and projects that leave space for creativity and provide the chance to learn a lot in a short time
  • The chance to provide thousands of engineers with the next generation of simulation technology and help them to be better at what they do
  • Generous stock option plan in a pre-IPO Silicon Valley startup
  • Up to 15% annual bonus (subject to board approval)

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