Senior QA Automation Engineer

Location Ireland
Contact name: Mick Duffy

Contact email: mduffy@softwareplacements.ie
Job ref: 1045
Published: 7 months ago

Client

My client currently has a requirement for a Senior QA Automation Engineer to join their growing team based in Dublin.

Role

As a Senior QA engineer you will be working directly with UX, BA and full stack engineers to deliver coded automated tests for browser and mobile based applications in a CI/CD environment, following Kanban methodologies.

  • 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 our architecture team defining best in class automation test tools and frameworks.
  • Working with product and engineering team members defining and managing feature backlogs.
  • Maintaining bug backlogs - triaging and prioritizing with stakeholders.
  • Advocate for QA and defining/maintaining quality standards within your team.
  • Coaching / mentoring junior developers.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • 6+ years of experience in software development.
  • Experience in agile/lean methodologies and processes (ideally Kanban or scrum) leading process improvements and engineering disciplines
  • Ability in leading systems analysis with application design individually and with an architecture team to deliver detailed application specifications.
  • Experience working in enterprise project and team environments with product, application support and operations teams.
  • Experience in Unit Testing.
  • Experience of testing fundamentals and best practices - development of test cases, edge case and boundary testing, smoke tests, regression tests and defining/testing non-functional application requirements.
  • Experience in coded test automation in C# (ideally .Net Core)
  • Experience using Selenium Web Driver 2/3 and Visual Studio delivering coded automation tests
  • Experience developing test automation frameworks
  • Experience in a CI/CD environment maintaining ‘green board’’ policies, and driving test coverage statistics and defect reporting.
  • Advanced level of Object Oriented/SOLID Design principles and practices and their application as design patterns in automated testing.
  • Commercial experience using mobile automation tools such as Appium.
  • Cross browser testing experience.

Contact

If you feel this role is for you please contact Mick Duffy on +353 1 525 4647 or mduffy@softwareplacements.ie
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