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QA Engineer – Mainframe – Startup


Greater London Permanent £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits

Salt are exclusively working with an exclusive client who are looking to revolutionise the world of Mainframe.

This position would be to join a growing team of QA engineers who work closely with a team of expert developers to ensure the product works efficiently through manual and automation testing.

We are looking for the following skills.


  • Subsystem level (i.e. application enablement) – CICS / IMS / DB2 / MQ
  • SQL programming
  • Optimal career progression might be: Applications programmer / DC operations / SysProg


  • Requirements / Bug Management (JIRA)


  • QA Testing mindset (ISTQB definitions and standards) / Test Case writing
  • Deep understanding of SDLC (Systems (SW) Development LifeCycle)
  • Basic knowledge of Build and Release Management
  • Basic knowledge of API’s / REST interfaces
  • Previous experience in an ISV (Independent Software Vendor) environment
  • Project Management experience

Soft Skills:

  • Critical and Complex Thinking
  • Curious / Understand how things work / Propensity for breaking things
  • Autonomous – Comfortable working with little direction
  • See’s something that needs done – and just goes and does it!
  • Excellent Communicator – Especially written – Able to influence with thoughtful dialogue
  • Excellent Listener
  • Risk taker
  • Coachable
  • Big Picture’ insight – see’s both the ‘puzzle pieces’ as well as envisioning the finished product
  • Persistent / Politely aggressive / sometimes ‘unreasonable’ when it helps to move things along

If this role interests you then please apply online or contact Ricky Burns (ricky.burns@welovesalt.com) or call 0207 928 2525 for a confidential conversation about the role.

Job Reference: Ricky0892363

Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

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