Job Title: QA Automation Test Engineer
Job type: 12 months Contract
Job Location: Fully Remote
Our client is a business consulting and software development company based in Cork, Ireland, operating since 1998. Their primary focus is to provide business and technology solutions to the clients in the Health Care and Retail space along with others who require high quality, scalable and maintainable software in fields ranging from publishing to community safety.
Our client is seeking an experienced QA/Test Engineer with strong automation experience to join the QA Team. The role is fully remote with the occasional visit to the Cork office.The successful candidate will work with the development team in building and executing comprehensive suites of test plans and test cases and will have a minimum of 4 years’ commercial experience.
Develop and execute test plans and test cases to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation.
Add to our company’s testing efforts and improve the test frameworks, tools, and technologies.
Contribute and evolve high quality automated test solutions for functional, regression and performance testing.
Knowledge transfer and cross train other team members to enhance the team’s automation capabilities.
Develop an understanding of client business terminology practice and procedures within a reasonable timeframe
Provide input as per best practice (estimating, designing, developing, and executing test procedures and test cases).
Work closely with the Development team daily.
Liaise with Product Owners/Business Analysts/Business Users if requirements are unclear.
Execute Test plans and Regression Test plans within agreed timescales and standards.
Test complex areas of application(s) and use business knowledge to determine if functionality is correct.
Investigate and document defects in a defect-tracking system and verify resolution to ensure prompt closure of all defects.
Clearly articulate and communicate testing status, and red/yellow flags, which might interfere with the achievement of QA milestones.
Manage priorities and set expectations when faced with multiple demanding tasks.
You may be required to perform additional duties, not listed above, to support the testing function into the future.
Adhere to and promote internal information security policies and procedures.
Must have 4+ cumulative years of Software Test experience, with at least 2 years in automation.
Proven track record using Industry Standard Test Automation Tools, Visual Studio Team System (Test Edition), Selenium (WebDriver) or similar tools.
Good Working knowledge of SQL.
Automated Testing experience essential.
Scrum / Agile experience.
API testing experience.
Experience of structured testing methods and techniques.
Working knowledge of .Net advantageous.
Strong testing background expected with experience writing test plans and test procedures.
Experience in the use of Scrum/Agile tooling e.g. Azure DevOps.
Experience testing business / enterprise applications.
Ability to work independently as well as part of team.
Ability to learn new business areas quickly.
Technical degree or equivalent experience
Be proactive, self-driven.
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
Desire to develop your own knowledge by keeping abreast of testing tools and techniques, attending workshops, and reviewing technical publications.
If you are interested in this role or would like to discuss it further, please call Nidhi at +353 1 645 5244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidate must have valid visa to work in Ireland (Stamp 1G/Stamp 4/EU Passport)