Senior QA Automation Engineer

Automation Test Engineer

Ref: 180Tuesday 21 September 2021

A rapidly expanding organisation based in Galway is looking for an experienced and driven quality assurance automation engineer to work on the next generation of SaaS enterprise software. You will work with product and engineering teams to plan and develop automated test suites for the platform, use and develop new tools to effectively test and improve the engineering processes, maintain and evaluate automated tests week to week and report problems you discover.

 

You will use your creative skills in providing new tools to the QA team to make verification processes more efficient. Working with the developers you will make hard-to-test features more testable for QA. Acting as the Quality Champion you will be expected to speak up at any point in the process in order to maintain high standards that will push the company to be better.

 

You're someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day. You understand the role of Quality Assurance and you are a strong advocate for quality -- you are motivated to consider the user experience of the site for various types of users, test the edge cases of products, and lobby for having problems you've encountered get fixed.

 

ROAD TO SUCCESS:

    • Implement and support continuous testing of our development process
    • Build and Improve pipelines for efficient and reliable testing and deployment
    • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
    • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
    • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products 
    • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

 

WHAT WE LOVE TO SEE:

    • Strong automation skills and demonstrated professional experience over the last 4-6 years
    • Prior success as an individual QA Engineer embedded within a product team
    • Experience with all phases of software testing including test planning, functional testing, and regression testing
    • Experience testing all layers of a web application, including front-end, service layer, and back-end testing
    • Languages/Tools: Python, JavaScript, SQL, Test Rails, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Jira
    • Cloud or SaaS background
    • Experience with RESTful web services, RESTful APIs
    • Experience with software-based infrastructure such as AWS, Azure, GCP