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QA Test Automation Engineer




Waterford, Ireland

Exactest is currently seeking a QA Test Automation Engineer to join our leading Client on a permanent basis. Reporting to the QA Manager, our client has an exciting opportunity to join their team to deliver quality software for next generation software products.

You will have minimum 5 years Software Test Automation experience in a fast paced start-up company. This is an exciting and creative tech company, with a global presence working in a niche technology platform sector.

The Role
  • Proactively improves processes to help deliver a better product.
  • Creates and maintains standard documents to be used by the QA team.
  • Provide accurate estimates for workload.
  • Plan, design, implement & execute verification and validation tests and report bugs in a clear and concise manner.
  • Provide regression tests when functional changes are done.
  • Design and develop automated API tests.
  • Manually test features that cannot be automated.
  • Work with project managers and/or technical leads to help define test requirements.
  • Collaborate with the team in an Agile Environment to help create great features.
  • Work to the best of your ability to meet project milestone dates.
  • Implement automated API tests as per automation standards.

You should possess the following skills and experience and be able to demonstrate/substantiate them at interview:

  • Excellent understanding of test engineering best practices, methodologies and processes.
  • 2+ years API test experience.
  • Experience with programming languages (For example JavaScript, Node.js, C#, PHP, etc.)
  • Experience testing Web APIs.
  • Experience with source control systems such as Git.
  • Experience using JIRA (or other defect tracking tools).
  • Experience of working in an Agile SCRUM development environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in a computer science-related course.
  • ISTQB Foundation Level certification or similar.
The Person
  • An ability to learn and adapt to new environments.

  • Passion for quality and attention to detail.

  • A self-motivated individual always looking to continue their quest for knowledge.

  • Somebody with a keen interest in software quality and software testing.

  • Good problem-solving skills.

  • Technically capable – scripting will be required.

  • Experience with Gherkin, Cypress, Git and Gatling.

  • Experience working as part of a scrum team.

  • Experience working with both bug tracking and test management tools.

  • Process-driven.

  • Excellent Teamwork ethic with the ability to work collaboratively with others (technical and non-technical).

  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to align to changing priorities.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Self-motivated and self-directed so can work autonomously, prioritizing work in accordance with leads direction.

We offer
  • Remote working from home, occasional onsite Waterford City, Ireland
  • €40k to €45k p/a DOE
  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Generous Holidays
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