Lead QA Engineer

Lead QA Engineer

remote-first location (HQ in Euston, London)

About Us

At Perfect Ward, we apply the best digital technology to solve one of healthcare's most important challenges: continuously improving quality and patient safety. We aim to bring the mobile user experience that people love, to the health and social care sectors, removing all manual, paper-based processes.

Our smart inspection app is designed to fully support nurses and carers in transforming patient safety and quality improvement. Easy to use, quicker, more accurate and delivering instant access to data, our solution frees up time to care.

Having recently secured a £4m investment, now is the right time to join Perfect Ward to be part of our amazing journey. You will help shape our future and make a significant impact on our ambitious growth plans.

At Perfect Ward, we invest first and foremost in our team, and that’s reflected in our mission: to create a tech-powered experience that our clients love, created in an organisation where great people are proud to work.

We actively seek out people who demonstrate our three core values:

1. Empowerment

2. Collaboration

3. Improvement

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Lead QA Engineer with 4+ years of experience who is passionate about quality and automation to come onboard and work closely with the engineering and product team to ensure the quality of new features for our product portfolio and be empowered to provide mentoring and guidance to a small but growing QA team.

About you:

You’ll be willing to learn and contribute to the wider team. You’re comfortable working alone or as part of a team.

You enjoy solving technical challenges head-on, and you’re not afraid to leave your comfort zone when the need arises.

You have practical experience working in Agile-based SCRUM teams, and you understand QA methodologies, lifecycle, and processes.


You will be responsible for writing, maintaining and extending test automation framework and scripts using C# and/or Specflow and possibly other technologies.

Be proficient or have some experience/understanding in the following:

● C# and/or Specflow and Gherkin Syntax

● API Testing

● Acceptance Testing

● Regression Testing

● Exploratory Testing


● Use of Putty or similar ftp client

● SSH Tunneling

● Selenium Webdriver

Your benefits:

● Competitive Market Salary

● Pension Contribution up to 7%

● Annual discretionary bonus

● Stock options

● Individual Personal development budget with 5 days leave per annum

● 25 Days Holiday

● Additional Benefits

● Joining an exciting start-up in growth

At Perfect Ward, we are proud to have Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, colour, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.