Software Developer in Test (Python)

Company:
Posted On:
February 16, 2022
Location:
UK, High Wycombe Head Office / Hybrid

Are you a Python Developer with experience of Automated Testing?
Are you passionate and knowledgeable about music, audio technology, and
recording?

If you have answered yes to both of the above, we’d love to hear from you!
We are expanding our Automation Team, and we are looking for someone to join
this group of dedicated Software Developers, helping us to create the test
code that supports the development of our industry-leading audio interfaces.

What you will be doing:
Working within the QA Team, and reporting to the QA Manager, you will be
working as part of a small team of Software Developers in Test. Your aim
will be to create and augment automated testing solutions that make QA
activity on new products under development more repeatable and efficient.
You will develop clear, well documented, and maintainable code, following
established good development practices.
You will work closely with the rest of the QA Team, as well as Software and
Firmware Developers from across our Engineering Department.

Key activities include:
Designing and developing Python test software Participating in code reviews
Providing guidance around automation good practice as part of project
planning Maintaining current test tools Researching new technologies and
approaches

An ideal candidate is likely to be:
An established Python programmer with prior professional experience, and
some exposure to both Windows and macOS Familiar with databases, preferably
MySQL Self-motivated, with a desire to make improvements to things A clear
communicator, methodical and rigorous, with a logical approach to problem
solving Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline Passionate and
knowledgeable about music, audio technology, and recording Experience of
some of the following would also be useful:
Continuous Integration (CI) and Version Control Systems (preferably Git)
Agile development approaches (e.g. Scrum) Basic C++ syntax, and the JUCE
framework Relevant test frameworks, e.g. Behave, or Cucumber

I don’t have all the experience you’ve asked for, should I still apply?
Our priority is to find the right fit for the team, and for the company, and
we will always do what we can to support individual development. In other
words, if you don’t quite have all the experience listed above, we’d still
be interested in hearing from you. Let us know what you would bring to the
role, and why you’d be a great fit for the team.

About Us

Focusrite plc is a global music and audio group that develops and markets
music technology products. Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians
alike, its solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and
live sound. Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich
lives through music by removing barriers to creativity – ‘we make music easy
to make’.
The Focusrite Group trades under eight established and rapidly growing
brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Martin
Audio, Optimal Audio and Ampify Music. With a high-quality reputation and a
rich heritage spanning decades, its brands are category leaders in the
music-making industry.
Music technology is an enriching space to work in and we enjoy a Group-wide
open-door culture which encourages innovation. This culture, combined with a
passion for the inspirational solutions we create, has led to the group
winning numerous accolades, including three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
and the AIM Company of the Year Award 2021.
The Focusrite Group is dedicated to building a great place to work and as an
equal opportunity employer we are committed to Diversity and Inclusion. The
group mission is to cultivate an equitable culture, internally and
externally, where all people feel they are welcome and positively
represented, whether office-based or working remotely. Equally, we recognise
the major impact that climate change is having on our world and work every
day towards being industry leaders in a carbon neutral future.

Benefits include flexible/hybrid working, company pension, life insurance,
private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, company music events, free
breakfast/lunch in the canteen at Focusrite HQ. We arrange company training
sessions and encourage personal development.

Term: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: £30000-£45000 pa, experience dependent + excellent benefits

How to apply:

https://apply.workable.com/focusrite/j/79180C3E72/

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About Focusrite Plc

 

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Phone: +44 1494 46224
Website: https://focusriteplc.com/

Focusrite plc is a global music and audio products group that develops and markets proprietary hardware and software products. Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians alike, its solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound. The Focusrite Group trades under six established and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Martin Audio, ADAM Audio, Novation and Ampify Music. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning over three decades, its brands are category leaders in the music-making industry. Focusrite and Focusrite Pro offer audio interfaces and other products for recording musicians, producers and professional audio facilities. ADAM Audio are precision innovators in the field of professional monitoring and loudspeaker technology, made famous by their unique ART ribbon tweeter. Martin Audio design and manufacture performance ready systems across the spectrum of sound reinforcement, faithfully reproducing performances to every corner of the auditorium. Novation and Ampify products are used in the creation of electronic music, from synthesisers and grooveboxes to industry-shaping controllers and inspirational music-making software and apps. The group has won numerous accolades for innovation, including two Queen's Awards for Enterprise. The Focusrite Group has a global customer base with a distribution network covering approximately 160 territories. Both Focusrite and Martin Audio Ltd are headquartered in close proximity to each other, in High Wycombe, UK. Focusrite has marketing offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. ADAM Audio has offices in Berlin, Nashville and Dongguan. Martin Audio has a US subsidiary, based in Los Angeles. Focusrite plc is traded on the AIM market, London Stock Exchange. The group has also won a number of awards for trade, again including two further Queen's Awards for Enterprise.

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