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QA Automation Engineer

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  • 60,000-90,000
  • 27 Apr 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

As QA Automation Engineer, you will be working alongside Developers, QA Automation Engineers, Product Owners in refinement and delivery of built-in quality features for the company’s blockchain platform. You will champion best practice and tooling in Engineering in test & quality and continuously looking to identify opportunities to refine and further automate our processes.

On any given day you might:

As QA Automation Engineer you will have many responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • As part of an agile team, supporting Dev/QA Engineers, Architects & Product Owners in refinement and delivery of new product features:
  • Understanding full scope of testing required (UI, API, migration).
  • Design and implementation of automated tests.
  • Defect reporting and follow up with developers.
  • Contributing to the overall Quality strategy.
  • Evolving our automation strategy around continuous testing, steering testing best practices to support our existing CI/CD pipelines.
  • Investigating, evaluating appropriate tools, technologies & techniques for automated testing.
  • Reporting the right things in the right way at the right time.
  • Acting as a gatekeeper you will work in a way that protects our people, systems and complies with our InfoSec and security policies and procedures.
  • Continuously improve how we get things done; recommend and implement better faster more effective ways of supporting our clients and team.
  • Effectively execute any special projects or ad-hoc tasks as assigned.

Essential Skills

  • You take pride in the team’s ownership of their projects and code.
  • You’re a team player with good Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • You’re focused on balancing both business and technical requirements.
  • You value simplicity and maintainability over excessively abstracted solutions.
  • You have curiosity beyond your own domain of expertise.
  • You are self-disciplined/self-starter/positive attitude with drive & commitment to deadlines.
  • You are analytical with strong attention to detail and are results oriented.
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering production grade software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 2 years of automated testing, defining and implementing automated tests.
  • Experience working with teams in an agile environment (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban).
  • Coding (Java, Kotlin).
  • Experience in testing throughout the SDLC and versed in the principles of BDD/TDD.
  • Experience in RESTful API testing (postman, REST assured)
  • Understanding of cloud/micro service architecture.
  • Familiarity with common test reporting suites (Allure, Testrail).
  • Highly proactive and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and get things done
  • A strong desire to exceed client expectation’s (internal & external) is a must
  • An entrepreneurial and adaptable approach is a pre-requisite

Useful Skills

  • Object-oriented Programming and Design Concepts.
  • Databases & Storage (PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Kafka).
  • Data Visualization/Alert monitoring tools (Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus).
  • Cloud deployments (Azure, GCP, AWS).
  • Containers and Orchestration Platforms (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes).

What you can expect

  • Life in a fast-moving start-up environment and all that entails.
  • Competitive salary.
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays & company days).
  • Full suite of benefits (health/dental, pension, etc)
  • MacBook or Dell? You choose the type of equipment you need to work more efficiently.
  • Keep active with many fitness team events and challenges organised throughout the year.
  • Growing your family? We know how important those first few months are for both parents and we are offering paid leave for both mums and dads so you can enjoy the new arrival!
  • All the tools and supports needed to do an excellent job.
  • Ability to make a difference.
  • A dynamic workplace with a great balance of challenging work and fun.
  • A culture of innovation and a structure in which to innovate.
  • A nurturing team-oriented environment with mentorship as a key feature of the dynamic.

Contact

For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this Technology job, please contact John Howe on +353 1 592 7868 or email