At Lockwood, our vision is to bring people together through Avakin Life so they can play, share and socialise! Listed as one of Europe’s fastest growing tech companies by the FT for 2020 as well as winning numerous TIGA and other awards several years in a row, our journey’s only just begun. With great benefits including an employee share scheme and profit related quarterly bonus, we’re a great destination for those who want to work on cutting edge social experiences in an environment that fosters communication and creativity. We’re always looking for good people – so if you’re a great person and an amazing developer we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in what they do day-to-day and can help us to increase our test coverage and consistently release great features. If you are passionate and eager to join an energetic team, we’re looking for you! Avakin Life, our mobile virtual world, is growing quickly and we are eager to keep up with the demand of our users. This includes huge initiatives to migrate and expand our backend stability and scalability while at the same time delivering new features to our users. To keep up with the growth of our app we are constantly investigating new technologies and are always looking for the right tools and great people to grow with us.

Our Stack

Code: GoLang, Java, Python, Javascript, TypeScript

Database: PostgreSQL MongoDB, DyanamoDB, DGraph

All of our cloud infrastructure is hosted on AWS with widespread use of Docker and continuous integration tools.

Engine: Unity


  • Increase our test coverage
  • Help the Dev team to find bugs
  • Work independently on tasks
  • Develop test plans and test cases
  • Develop automated test scripts in Python using in-house framework
  • Prepare test data
  • Verify data quality
  • Log, manage, and retest issues
  • Report to project stakeholders about: testing status, milestones, and issues
  • Document extensively for internal knowledge-sharing


    • 3 years’ experience in QA Engineering
    • Strong understanding of QA terminology, QA processes and best practices.
    • General knowledge of Backend architecture / infrastructure
    • Experience in automation using one or more of the following languages: Python, Java, Golang

    Nice to Haves

    • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure
    • Familiarity with Golang
    • Experience with Jira, Confluence,
    • Experience with load-testing tools / general understanding of load testing.

Competitive Salary

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Benefits of working here

  • Extremely competitive bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Core hours attendance (10am-4pm)
  • Staff social outings
  • Pension or Gym membership available
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Industry leading software including Unity, 3DS Max and Maya
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