QA Consultant (Remote)


Our Purpose

Arcadis Gen is the new SaaS business from Arcadis, backed by a €3bn+ revenue, 27,000-person, 70-country, 130-year-old company. We are bold, dynamic, and disruptive, revolutionizing the future of digital asset management through our 250+ colleagues in over 10 countries worldwide.

Gen has one purpose: to unlock the power of data for a more sustainable, efficient, and resilient world. The world is rapidly changing, and the potential of boundless data and transformative technologies brings countless challenges. And no-one is meeting these challenges quite like we are. Our customers want digital solutions that will optimize their businesses – for better performance, reliability, and improved quality of life for everyone. And that is what we do.

The Opportunity

We are looking for QA Consultants to work in our Solution Domain Group delivering and managing the end-to-end QA process. QA Consultants are responsible for designing and running tests on software functionality, performance, and usability. QA Consultants conduct tests (often automated), analyse the results, and report observations to the development team. Also act as customer advisory and understanding of QA framework.

To be successful as a QA Consultant, you should have a working knowledge of software and test design, the capability to run through tests, and the ability to analyse the results. Ultimately, the should be result-driven, have good communication skills, and up-to-date knowledge of software programming and software test design

The role will be passionate about delivering exceptional, user-friendly software, and have a drive to innovate and continuously improve testing methodologies.

You will work within a high-performing Agile team delivering exciting new products. Our teams are highly self-organising, and you will be expected to fit in to our self-starting, highly motivated team ethos. You will be responsible to your fellow team members, and report progress to the scrum master and the product owner.

Our products solve problems and unlock data on the physical asset lifecycle. You will be working with a mix of teams who are developing our next generation software products on our Arcadis Gen platform as working with teams who are working our existing product sets. We are rapidly expanding the number and size of our product teams, which you will be instrumental in facilitating.

Your Responsibilities

  • Reviewing software requirements and preparing test scenarios.
  • Executing tests on software functionality, performance, and usability.
  • Analysing test results on errors or bugs, usability, new functionality, or performance.
  • Preparing reports on all aspects related to the software testing carried out and reporting to the design team.
  • Customer advisory for QA process and interact with customer QA team
  • Participating in design reviews and providing input on requirements, application/product design, and potential problems.
  • Active participation of Group QA Initiatives
  • Deliverables

Pre-Planning Activities

  • QA Consultant are involved in Pre-planning and Story grooming sessions and especially add value in the following activities:
    • Defining testable user stories, including acceptance criteria
    • Determining the testability of the user stories
    • Creating acceptance tests for the user stories
    • Participating in project and quality risk analyses
  • Sprint Planning – Involved during Sprint and especially add value in the following activities:
    • Draft regression test cases or converting existing regression test scripts into Gherkin test scripts/features
    • Verifying automated tests using Automated Test Suite
    • Recording bugs identified during testing in JIRA
    • Feedback/collaboration with the test team via Slack and Confluence
    • Integrating and Executing Automated Tests on a CI server
    • Performing testing of new Features
  • Testing in Sprint – QA Consultant are involved during Sprint and especially add value in the following activities:
    • Testing of new or modified Features
    • Writing Automated Regression Tests for new and existing features
    • Integrating and Executing Automated Tests on a CI server
    • Feedback as soon as possible to the team in case of any issues
    • Update Acceptance Tests when new scenarios are thought of

What You Bring

The ideal candidate will have a degree in a computing, mathematical or scientific discipline and have several years commercial testing experience in an agile environment. They will have appropriate professional qualifications (e.g., ISEB Software Testing) and be passionate about delivering high quality software and market leading products.

Beyond that we are looking for someone who takes pride in the quality of the software and can balance short-term and long-term perspectives as well as balance the day-to-day tasks whilst also maintaining a focus on the overall solution.

We want someone who is a problem solver and has knowledge and experience in:

  • Agile Testing Mindset
  • Customer advisory
  • Understanding, implementing, and updating the agile test strategy
  • Testing covers multiple areas of application/product but not limited application, Integration, and performance
  • Work with SME/Product Owner to define Acceptance Criteria and the Definition of Done.
  • Measuring and reporting test coverage across all applicable coverage dimensions
  • Ensuring proper use of testing tools
  • Configuring, using, and managing test environments and test data
  • Writing and executing automated checks and reporting back to the team
  • Reporting defects and working with the team to resolve them
  • Ensuring the appropriate testing tasks are scheduled during release and iteration planning
  • Actively collaborating with developers and business stakeholders to clarify requirements, especially in terms of testability, consistency, and completeness
  • Participating proactively in daily stand-up meetings, story grooming sessions, team retrospectives, suggesting and implementing improvements
  • Within an Agile team, each team member is responsible for product quality and plays a role in performing test-related tasks is looking to continuously improve their skills and knowledge


  • Experience in Technology with a core focus on Software Product Testing
  • Customer Advisory
  • Lead QA Streams for complex projects
  • Experience in Functional testing
  • Experience in QA Estimation
  • Experience in QA Framework
  • Agile Product Testing and SDLC experience
  • Experience with testing tools
  • Experience with Agile Toolsets (JIRA or Azure DevOps)
  • Experience in Continuous Testing
  • Proficient in Automated Testing
  • Proficient in Technical and API Testing
  • Proficient in Defect Prevention


  • Asset Management knowledge
  • Asset Performance Management
  • Knowledge of scripting tools like R and Shiny, Data Science, Flask or applications in Python
  • knowledge
  • Analytics knowledge
  • Load and Performance Testing
  • Proficient in Defect Prevention

We Offer

An environment with the innovative culture and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up, but with the security of a new venture backed by a large publicly listed company.

A commitment to the principles of flexible working to enable you to have your ideal work-life integration.

A series of Healthy Working Practices across Gen, including Thinking Thursdays, a day dedicated each week to minimising meetings and maximising opportunities to reduce the Arcadis Gen load.

Social events (virtual for the time-being) and gratitude programmes, including vouchers on your birthday.

And of course, Compensation and performance incentive schemes which reward superior delivery.

Leading healthcare, financial and wellbeing benefits, with support for learning and professional development.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The community of the future is a place for everyone, and Arcadis Gen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the confidence gap. You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role. All employment is based on merit and business need.