Junior QA Developer (MD101703)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- London

Job Type

03 October 2017


We are looking for a motivated QA Developer to join the Focusrite / Novation London team known as AMPIFY. Your focus is to help ensure our products meet high standards of Quality, Ease of Use, and Reliability expected by our customers. Working within a small, focused start-up team, you will be involved in designing quality into our products from the very start of the development process.  You will help to devise approaches that facilitate low risk, great experience, and a range of tests. Of course, we’re a small relatively flat team, so we’ll need you to be adaptable to help with a wide range of other activities when needed, so developer skills are a benefit. We currently have scope for a Junior QA developer role.


  • A software developer approach
  • Familiar with software testing techniques, scientifically minded, strong at problem solving
  • Able to see the big picture, but with an eye for detail, a clear communicator
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about audio and music making
  • Create pragmatic tests, but focus on real-time
  • Deliver easy to use software that remains full-featured and consistently enjoyable for customers
  • Work together with Product Owners, Designers and Developers
  • Ensure user focus helping to guide innovative solutions to new problems.
  • The ability to draw on the broader design and music community to help shape the direction of products


  • You have experience of both working in a QA/Test environment, ensuring quality for software, complex systems, iOS mobile devices, websites, mobile or other interfaces.
  • You’re a person that can take complex requirements into account, has worked with personas and market insights.
  • You can do  hands-on work with developers, explain and defend your rationales, care about details and a happy team alike, challenge yourself and the team, do user research whenever needed and integrate feedback
  • Have a good level of experience and understanding of design in software
  • Software developer skills a benit
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred


We are a new, innovative London-based software start-up launched in 2016, and funded by Focusrite/Novation. Our mission is to create amazing music-making products for the new ‘mobile-first’ world, in an environment where like-minded, passionate people can create seamlessly and build ideas fast. Our office is a dynamic, positive and collaborative place. Here you’ll meet other smart and creative people, collaborate, and bring ideas to life.

We’re a small team with big plans. We’ve already got some of the best-performing music-making apps on the iOS App Store (Launchpad, for example), and we’re growing fast. Being a part of Focusrite/Novation gives us stability and support.

Ampify is based in the heart of London at Tileyard Studios, Europe’s fastest-growing music and tech hub, which is home to the creative industry's top artists, composers, writers and producers. You’ll often bump into them when getting your morning coffee. Find out more about Tileyard Studios at


We offer a wide range of great benefits:

  • Homeworking flexibility
  • Lunch at Londons Famous Tileyard’s Cafe, where you can meet the stars.
  • Breakfast and daily snacks
  • Bike-to-work scheme and bike storage facilities (with showers)
  • Employee discounts on all Focusrite/Novation/Ampify/REDnet/KRK/Stanton/Cerwin Vega products
  • Comprehensive healthcare plan
  • Pension scheme, to which the company contributes
  • 23 days holiday per year
  • Access to use and borrow hardware and software products
  • A parental leave policy
  • Social events, music nights and music-making weekends

Contact information

Rob Steed