Doddle • London, United Kingdom

QA Engineer (bilingual)

Remote-first – With Office Space

Core hours 10–4

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Title: QA Engineer

Location: Remote (UK Only)

Key information: Please note this role is only open to bilingual applicants (Japanese AND English). Unfortunately we are currently unable to provide sponsorship support.

About Doddle

Doddle is the leading first and last mile technology provider, working with the biggest and best logistics businesses in the world to make ecommerce deliveries, returns and consumer sends more efficient, sustainable and customer-focused.

Our client list includes the national postal operators in Australia, Singapore and Belgium, as well as leading carriers and 3PLs in the UK, Japan and the United States. Our technology has powered tens of millions of parcel transactions, and we manage more every day.

We are a team of just under 100 people across the UK, USA, Australia, and Japan, from many different backgrounds and cultures. What unites us is our shared values and our focus on making ecommerce logistics better for businesses, consumers, and the planet.

About the Role

As Doddle continues to grow we are looking to bring onboard a brand new QA Engineer who will support us with designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. In this role you will get the opportunity to support a range of customers as we roll out our products, including one of our key clients in Japan. Due to the nature of our products, having the ability to communicate in both Japanese and English is essential.

If you are looking to join a truly collaborative and diverse team with tonnes of opportunity for growth then we would love to hear from you!

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Product testing automation and implementation within TDD and CI/CD to ensure the quality, performance and resiliency of Doddle’s products

  • Work as part of a cross functional agile team to ensure quality, identify and resolve system malfunctions, test code and debug problems to create a world class product

  • Work closely with product and tech teams to conduct tests during the end-to-end lifecycle of Doddle products, to ensure everything works according to our client needs

  • Proactively communicate issues and problems to the team

  • Collaborate in requirement design, specifications, and technical decisions

  • Design, develop and execute advanced automated testing frameworks and automation scripts using open-source tools

  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products

  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and upskill the team to implement solutions.Collaboration with the tech team on how they approach testing, guiding design of development test automation suites.

Job Role Experience, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Qualification in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject and having technical competence and enthusiasm for the role

  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance and software development

  • A strong background in testing automation, TDD and CI/CD

  • Knowledge of QA methodology, tools, processes and industry-standard testing and automation tools

  • Solid experience in designing and executing clear, concise and comprehensive automated test plans and test cases

  • Experience in performance testing

  • Knowledge and experience of JavaScript, APIs, SQL and scripting

  • Knowledge and experience of Android, Node.JS and Java is a plus

  • Strong communication skills, both spoken and written, to communicate with both technical and non-technical parts of the business and stakeholders

  • Proficient in Japanese and English

Here are just a few points of why our team love working at Doddle:

  • We support each other and no idea is a bad one!

  • We have a flexible working environment and early finish Fridays (3pm)

  • We have a learning culture and are always trying to improve ourselves and one another (You'll get £1000/yr personal training budget and time to learn)

  • Our voice is heard and listened to; we are well regarded in the company.

  • We have a broad range of experience which we draw on to improve the ways of working in the whole business. And we have fun whilst doing it!

  • 25 days of annual leave + bank holidays + your birthday off + volunteering days

Our Values

We are curious - Curiosity creates ideas. We ask questions. We are always learning and improving. We are always looking forward to how we can do things differently, more creatively, and more efficiently. We are open-minded and celebrate new ideas.

We deliver - We are driven by our commitment to deliver exceptional technology for our partners. We execute well and celebrate excellence. We understand that our words carry weight, and that trust is earned through consistent action. Our customers expect the best and we are proud to deliver – after all, our success is measured by the success of our partners.

We back each other - We treat each other respectfully and fairly. We trust our colleagues. We support and challenge each other by being honest and direct. We speak openly and listen attentively. We know that alternate perspectives improve ideas and create better outcomes for everyone.

We win together - We believe that working collaboratively brings the best outcome. That the power of the collective is stronger than that of the individual. We are ambitious and believe that shared victories (and losses) create a stronger, more resilient company.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Doddle we believe in employing a diverse workforce and recognise that an inclusive workplace is key to our success. Our recruiting decisions are based on the applicant’s experience and skills. We value what each of our unique employees has to offer our business.

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Teambuilding days
Employee assistance programme
Personal development budgets
Volunteer days
Company wide holidays/offsites
Lunch and learns
L&D budget
Annual bonus
Life assurance
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Annual pay rises
Cycle to work scheme
Birthday off
Religious celebration leave
Dog friendly office
Health insurance
Early finish Fridays
Flexible working week
Open to part time work for some roles
Private medical insurance and access to 24/7 remote GP
Your birthday off
2 days volunteering leave
£1000 learning and development budget
Early finish Fridays (3pm)

We asked employees of Doddle how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Doddle

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

3 Lloyds Avenue, EC3N 3DS London

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom