Staff Quality Engineer

Permanent , £90,000 - £110,000

About us

We are on a mission to transform the art world. As the leading art platform, we empower thousands of galleries, artists and collectors to run and grow their businesses with a suite of inventory, marketing, CRM and website tools. As a mission-driven company, we know it takes a great team to build the future, and we are committed to providing the best structure, resources and quick thinking to help achieve our collective goal. Exciting times lie ahead as we expand into new regions, build new products and create the next generation of tools to help the art world move online—join us!

About the role

As a Staff Quality Engineer, you will be a key member of the technology leadership team at Artlogic playing a pivotal role in leading a transformation of quality engineering culture. You will work with the technology leadership team to form a quality strategy, and will lead on and communicate a programme of continuous improvement, aligning on the metrics we will use to measure the success of our efforts.

You'll also be working directly with software engineering teams to coach them in quality engineering practices and cultivate a "whole team" quality mindset which may involve you pairing and being "hands on". You'll organise and lead training sessions, workshops, and pair with engineers to improve quality practices, including continuous test practices, risk based exploratory testing as well as effective test automation strategies and tools.

You will directly and indirectly have an impact in terms of a reduction in escaped defects, increased release frequency, test coverage, improved scalability with a reduction in incidents and MTTR.

You will utilise data to drive quality improvements, conduct root cause analysis, and identify trends.

You will lead the selection and use of quality and test tools such as web automation frameworks, unit test frameworks, API tooling, or observability tools. Experienced in testing scalability and reliability attributes of systems or services. 

About you

  • Strategic Mindset: You "think big" and excel at forming and implementing quality engineering and test strategies.

  • Excellent Communication Skills: You are highly organised with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Leadership and Coaching Qualities: You build strong working relationships and help develop the team around you.

  • Hungry to Learn: You are eager to continuously improve and expand knowledge and skills and embrace new industry trends.

  • Team Player: You collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and value diverse perspectives.

Key responsibilities


  • Experience developing a comprehensive testing strategy. 

  • Strong stakeholder management skills.

  • Experienced in continuous testing practices across the SDLC, including shift-left (early testing) and shift-right (production testing and observability).
  • Clear understanding of risk-based exploratory testing techniques.
  • Expereience coaching teams on crafting well-written stories and robust test plans for both functional and non-functional aspects, as well as cultivating a "whole team" quality mindset.
  • Expertise in test pyramid approaches and evaluating test automation quality.

  • Proficient in designing, integrating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines. 

  • Experienced in testing scalability and reliability attributes of systems or services.

  • Experience introducing testing and quality practices in a legacy code environment with limited test automation e.g. characterization testing.


  • Experience in managing test data, including the creation, maintenance, and use of test data sets to ensure accurate and efficient testing processes compliant with data privacy regulations across multiple environments.
  • Experience with testing native mobile (iOS) applications.
  • Proficiency in detecting and coaching teams on secure engineering practices, such as OWASP Top 10.

Interview process

  • Scenario based quality coaching exercise: demonstrate your quality engineering coaching skills in a practical exercise pairing with some team members that simulates the breakdown of a small project.

  • Leadership and expertise: evidence based interview around your strategic thinking, quality engineering and coaching expertise.

  • Values and drivers: covering your personal and leadership qualities

What we offer

  • Company profit sharing scheme

  • 25 days annual leave (plus 10 public holiday days)

  • Long service entitlement

  • Flexible working

  • Premier private health insurance including dental, optical & EAP

  • Childcare nursery benefit scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Tech buying scheme

  • Free eye test

  • Company pension scheme

  • A focus on continued professional development including access to courses and training programs

  • Regular team and whole company social events

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Artlogic is an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to valuing diversity and seek to provide all staff with the opportunity for employment, career and personal development on the basis of ability, qualifications and suitability for the work as well as their potential to be developed into the job.