QA EngineerSateliteVU

London, England, United Kingdom 12-06-2023


Satellite Vu was founded in 2016 with the aim to fill the void in high resolution thermal data from space. It has, since then, turned into a high-growth space tech company poised to help the globe address its sustainability challenges through high-resolution thermal imaging. We are on a quest to ensure any structure on the planet is energy efficient and support the reduction of businesses’ carbon footprint. In near real-time, we will use infrared technology to monitor the Earth and will be able to assess and determine insights into economic activity. This will allow businesses to make decisions to reduce their climate impact.

As an early stage business, you can expect your role to develop over time. However, some of the types of things you could be getting involved in are:

  • Contribute to the development of automated QA solutions within the tech team
  • Work with the team to ensure QA is at the heart of the software production lifecycle
  • Work closely with the product team to understand features on the product roadmap, to ensure best in class QA solutions are delivered alongside
  • Keep up to date with best practice within the QA community


  • Demonstrable experience in developing test automation using Javascript/Typescript (Cypress, Playwright)
  • Experience in testing APIs and UI applications
  • Detail oriented, highly adaptable and acts as a customer advocate for quality
  • Take ownership of validating features and test automation from planning, test execution to release
  • Participation in test design discussions with the team, playing a role in test architecture/framework decisions
  • Understanding of microservice architecture and Cloud (i.e. AWS)
  • Experience in continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) systems e.g. Gitlab, GitHub Actions, Jenkins


  • Call with our People Director to discuss the role and learn more about you and your requirements (30 minutes)
  • Call with the hiring manager to discuss the role and your experience in more detail (45 minutes)
  • Technical interview with 2 members of the hiring team (1 hour)
  • Informal chat with wider team members (30-45 minutes)


  • Competitive base salary
  • Share options
  • 25 Days Holiday + Birthday Off
  • Hybrid office / remote (Wednesdays and Thursdays in the office in Central London)
  • 6 weeks Work from Anywhere
  • Home Office Budget
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Wellbeing Days
  • Generous parental leave policies
  • Family friendly policies
  • Perkbox
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Workplace Nursery Benefit scheme
  • Contribution towards switching to a renewable energy provider at home
  • Bi-weekly lunch & learn sessions
  • Office perks; regular team lunches

As part of our pre-employment screening process, we may undertake background checks on applicants who receive an offer of employment. We have in place appropriate policies and safeguards which we are required by law to maintain when processing vetting data.

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Equality, diversity and inclusion at Satellite Vu

Satellite Vu is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity within our team. We strive to provide equality and fairness for all job applicants and employees, and never discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnicity, religion, or physical differences.

We are opposed to all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our ambition is for our team and its Board to be representative of the diversity in society, and for every employee to feel respected and able to bring their best selves to work.

Agencies/Recruiters: We will reach out if assistance is needed so, please be advised.

Satellite Vu does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our live roles on our career page. Satellite Vu will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee relating to these unsolicited CVs. Satellite Vu explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited CVs, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Satellite Vu.


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