Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

remote-first location (HQ in Euston, London)

About us:

We are a venture capital backed business founded 5 years ago applying the best digital technology to solve one of healthcare's most important challenges - how to continuously improve quality and patient safety. Our aim is 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.

Our business currently supplies a range of organisations primarily in the UK, but also now in 2 international markets. Our business has ambitious growth plans both in terms of product development (new features and modules) and international and UK sales expansion.

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 four core values:

  1. Hero the Customer
  2. Achieve as One Team
  3. Deliver the right results at the right pace to drive our ambition
  4. Innovate with purpose

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) 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.

About you:

You’ll be someone who’s 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 of working in Agile-based SCRUM teams and you have an understanding of 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
  • SQL
  • Use of Putty or similar ftp client
  • SSH Tunneling
  • Selenium Webdriver

Your benefits:

  • Pension Contribution up to 7%
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Individual Personal development budget with 3 days leave per annum
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • 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.