Principal QA Engineer

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1352757

 Job Description

Principal QA Engineer – New FinTech Software House - Belfast

Principal QA Engineer – New FinTech Software House – Belfast


Hayward Hawk are delighted to have partnered with one of Belfast’s newest FinTech super powers who have recently opened their doors in Belfast. With a superb reputation and an excellent team in place already, they are looking to add a Principal QA Engineer to their Testing function. This role is a brilliant opportunity for any ambitious QA Engineers to take the lead on one of the largest and most  exciting projects that the company has undertaken in their history. Since their recent arrival in Belfast, this company has already garnered a reputation for offering top class technical exposure, in a world class team and a flexible working environment.


  • Work closely with the Testing Team and provide guidance to Jr Testers
  • Participate in formulation of test strategies and tool selection
  • Undertake automation, manual and exploratory testing as and when required
  • Drive the importance of quality throughout the entire SDLC
  • Be an advocate for automation testing throughout the organisation
  • Identify and raise issues and risks, as and when required

The Person: 

This role would suit an experienced Senior QA Engineer or Principal QA Engineer with a interest in automation testing and the confidence to provide leadership to Jr Testers.

Experience required:

  • Degree or equivalent industry experience
  • A strong background in Software Testing – 5 years +
  • Enterprise system testing experience
  • Experience leading testing projects and mentoring jr QAs
  • Exposure to automation testing – Selenium


  • Any exposure to the Financial Services sector


On offer is an excellent salary and benefits package as well as flexible working and work from home arrangements. The overall package will be tailored to attract the best candidates in the market. Please give me a call to discuss these confidentially.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Technology roles in Belfast, Dublin or London, please apply via the link below or contact Ryan Arthurs in the strictest confidence on 02895 902683