James Long

QA Engineer for MuscleFood

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Manual and Automation Software Tester
Experience in Functional and Non-Functional testing with an ISTQB Foundation Certification.

Based in Manchester, UK

About Me

 

I’m 32 and originally from Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, now living in the tech powerhouse of the north, Manchester. I have had a varied education and a foundation level degree but after turning my career around I have over 4 years experience in the digital and tech industry. I currently work as a Quality Analyst for a company in the heart of the city.

Outside of work, you will find me working my physical and mental health, either at the gym, visiting family and friends or teaching myself a new skill. I also have in interest and a passion for Radio, Djing and Music.

Experience


QA Engineer
MuscleFood, Manchester, 2020 – Present



Test Analyst
Pimberly, Manchester, 2019 – 2020

Pimberly is a highly regarded SaaS online product working directly with large retailers in the data enrichment of online products. I have been working alongside the development team to analyse and test their work to meet the companies standards before release to the customer.


Software Tester
Toolbox Group, Suffolk, 2017 – 2019

Toolbox Group, a Digital Marketing company based in the UK, Poland and the US. The company mainly specialises within the retail industry all over the world and its main product being the Mallcomm App for retailers. I was promoted to Software Quality Analyst from PHP Developer and had the responsibility of ensuring a high standard for all of the digital products and mobile apps before they reached clients hands. I reported to management and worked directly with developers to meet the deadlines of the work.


PHP Developer
Toolbox Group, Suffolk, 2016 – 2017

I started at Toolbox Group as a PHP developer. Quickly gaining my skills within web development, understanding code and also digital infrastructure. Studying outside of work to better and strengthen my knowledge.


Event Technician
Robert Lawrence

Planning and Construction of many different types of events, directing the sound and lighting teams. Planning many of the technical applications. Controlling logistics of the catering companies, working in London, festivals and Scotland. I also was a part time DJ for an additional company doing work in London. Head of technical for the event company.

Awards

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Manchester, 2020

Software Innovation of the Yearr
UK’S Digital Entrepreneur Awards, 2018

Google Adwords Foundation
Google, 2018

My Skills

 

Testing Practices 100%
Test Automation 60%
Radio Production 70%
Djing 96%

Education

Royal Agricultural University – Foundation Degree in Agribusiness
Cirencester, Gloucestershire. 2009 – 2010

Writtle College – National Diploma in Agriculture
Writtle, Essex. 2004 – 2007

Culford School – 8 GCSE’s
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Pre School – 2004

Contact

 

You can get in touch with me with any questions, a copy of my full CV, help with anything to do with websites & testing or just to simply to say hi, right here..

Manchester, UK

My Location

 

james@jameslong.co.uk

My Email

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