Software Test Engineer

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne
Job ID
Product Delivery
Position Type


What's it all about?


Sage One is designed specifically for start-ups, small businesses, freelancers and sole traders. No jargon, no confusing processes just an easy way to get things done. Our Accounting and Payroll web applications are available in 9 different countries, each one localised to meet specific market needs.


We're growing fast, and in order to sustain this we’re investing heavily in expanding our Sage One teams around the world, and are currently looking for a number of talented, passionate and ambitious individuals to join our growing community in the UK.



Who we're looking for


To be successful in this role you'll have a strong automation and web testing background, a keen eye for detail and an inquisitive mind. In addition, you'll have a proactive approach, a strong appreciation of the customers’ experience and you are a champion for testing. Working in an agile environment you will need to build strong working relationships with globally located multidisciplinary teams, so excellent communication skills are needed. We’re looking for people to focus on automation with the knowledge and flexibility to be responsive to the changing needs with our teams. A quick learner who is able to adapt to new ideas and concept, self-disciplined, reliable, and able to work collaboratively with others.


Want to know more?


If you're interested in knowing more about the products you'll be working on, and how you can help improve the lives of start-up businesses around the globe, then why not check-out Sage One for yourself - you can sign-up for a 30-day free trial at


Why not apply for this role today, and you could soon be part of the team behind the fastest growing online Accounts and Payroll product in the UK. Alternatively, if you’d like an informal chat before submitting your application, or would like to learn more about the role then please contact us on or alternatively connect to Mark Scott via LinkedIn.


We're now looking for a Test Analyst, or Senior Test Analyst, specialising in Web Automation, to join our development teams in North Park, Newcastle, to help achieve the level of quality our customers demand from a Sage product.


Sage One is a collection of AWS hosted cloud-based Ruby on Rails service applications with a HTML/CSS and JavaScript based front end. We are currently in the process of transforming our architecture to adopt a more modularized set of smaller services.


You’ll be joining an existing team of highly skilled and driven individuals, working together to form customer focused agile scrum teams, continuously shipping software to production.


What's needed?


You’ll have hands on experience using web testing automation tools to write automated tests. Ideally you can also demonstrate experience of creating, implementing and executing manual tests for online products


You'll be passionate about technology and developing world-class software for the web, willing to learn and gain new skills as you progress. Good problem solving skills, and be able to demonstrate an aptitude for software testing.



  • Experience using web testing automation tools (ideally Selenium Webdriver)
  • Experience of testing web applications, services and APIs
  • Eagerness to gain and share knowledge
  • Agile process experience, ideally Scrum
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player who takes pride in their work

Company Information

Our Story

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.


Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.


An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.


Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.


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