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QA Automation Engineer

Ref: 79910

  • 90,000-105,000
  • 07 Sep 2023
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

QA Automation Engineer

Our client is a leading global SAAS provider. Their innovative solutions and services empower customers all over the globe to be safer, more efficient, and productive! They are recruiting for a QA Automation Engineer on a full time and permanent basis. They combine the dynamic spirit of a startup with the exceptional resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of a well-established tech giant!

About the Position

You will be part of a cross-functional engineering team delivering key features for their award-winning SAAS offering. As a QA engineer you will be working directly with full stack engineers to deliver coded automated tests for browser based applications in a CI/CD environment, following Kanban methodologies. 

Remuneration Package and working policy:
€90,000 to €105,000 per annum DOE, plus remote working set-up from Ireland

What you can expect:

  • Remote working from Ireland
  • Competitive salary – €75,000 – €95,000 per annum dependent on experience level
  • Life in a fast-moving global organisation
  • Generous annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Denta
  • Pension Scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • And lots more!

Key Responsibilities

  • Coded automation testing
  • Test case development based on functional and technical requirements 
  • Set up and monitoring of automation test suites as part of CI/CD pipeline 
  • Working directly with the wider teams to maintain and enhance our test automation frameworks 
  • Maintaining bug backlogs - triaging and prioritising with stakeholders 
  • Advocate for QA and defining/maintaining quality standards within your team 


  • A minimum of 5-7+ years of experience in software development 
  • Professional experience in agile/lean methodologies and processes -  ideally Kanban or scrum as a minimum
  • Good communication skills both written and oral 
  • Experience with systems analysis and design, and working with senior engineers and architects 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Experience working in a larger project and team environments with product, application support and operations teams
  • A software enthusiast with a passion for the technologies you are working with 
  • Quality and results focused with experience in project delivery - individually or as part of a team and ideally in a CI/CD environment 
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline 

Technical Skills/Experience:
  • Strong experience in testing fundamentals - test case generation, smoke testing, regression etc. 
  • 3+ years of experience in coded test automation using C#
  • Experience using Selenium Web Driver 2/3 and Visual Studio to write coded 
  • Cross browser testing experience
  • Experience with test case management tools such as Test Rail 
  • Thorough understanding and experience of testing RESTful API & Microservice architectures through code-based testing
  • Experience in Object Oriented/SOLID Design principles and practices
  • Proficiency in SQL for data set up and verification 
  • Ability to read and understand production code as part of test case development 
  • Exposure to defect/requirements management tools e.g. JIRA
  • Managing code with source control applications e.g GIT or SVN

Even better if you have:  
  • Experience testing Microservices or Service Oriented Architectures 
  • Advocate of clean code practices and processes 
  • Demonstrated performance testing experience (JUnit, Loadrunner or other tools) 
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development and Domain Driven Design  
For more information, on this role or other similar IT roles please contact Sarah Mac Nulty on ph:015927876, email me or click on the Apply button below!
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