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Senior QA Engineer

Backbase

Full-time

Hybrid

Kraków, Poland

As a Senior QA Engineer, you get a chance to take a lead in development of our digital banking platform with focus on a quality deliverable. You astonish your team and key stakeholders with your drive for product quality. As a quality ambassador, your promote quality within the team in alignment with the QA Guild and ensure quality solutions are being delivered during the whole product, subsystem or project development cycle.

What you'll do

You create the initial test strategy for the product, subsystem or project, you are working with based on the overall Test Strategy from QA Guild. You present and justify the test strategy and decision to clients and stakeholders. You conduct test plans and define test designs for difficult or advanced technological concepts. You are responsible for developing and executing manual and automated tests that cover functional and non-functional requirements (e.g. performance, security). You test functionality and systems by applying different testing methodologies and different test levels. You ensure that automation testing for the components of our web and mobile solutions are in line with the standardised tools and languages introduced by the QA Guild. You act as a part of the agile team, take part and contribute to Agile ceremonies and work closely with the product owner and various team members. You drive the discussion with clients and stakeholders and the team by leveraging test evidence, defect metrics and reporting on the complete QA process and communicating on potential risks based on previous experience. You hold a strong testing and DevOps mindset to be able to understand and work with our tooling in environments and CI/CD. You are keen to explore different testing types and methodologies.

You contribute to the Chapter and Guild, if possible, by taking part in defining internal QA goals (e.g. evaluation of new tools, setting up new process and training of new hires). You are a point of contact for all QA activities in the your area of responsibility. You also play a key role in selecting candidates for QA roles as well as onboarding and mentoring new hires.

Who you are

●4-7 years of experience in a QA role; ●Bachelor in Information Technology, Computer Sciences or similar/related technical field, or equivalent practical experience; ●English language, written and spoken ●You have experience in web test automation and you are willing to expand your knowledge to mobile; ●You have knowledge of Java and/or JavaScript; ●You can act as a mediator between the business and technical teams; ●You understand continuous integration with an end to end automated testing on web and are eager to learn mobile; ●You have an understanding of the SDLC process and its application with continuous integration tools; ●You have a proactive approach allowing you to be self-providing, and quick learner able to mitigate impediments; ●You are eager to share knowledge, mentoring new joiners and Junior QA's; ●You understand and have experience with Agile methodology; ●You have excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written).