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QA Automation Engineer

REF: 77562 70,000-120,000 21 Jul 2022 Dublin (Central) Permanent

REF: 77562

    21 Jul 2022
    Dublin (Central)

Job Title

QA Automation Engineer

About the Position

Our client is leading Multinational Technology Company in Dublin who specialize in a leading blockchain software product.

As QA Automation Engineer you will be working alongside Developers, QA Automation Engineers, Product Owners in refinement and delivery of built in quality features for the platform. You will champion best practice and tooling in Engineering in test & quality and continuously looking to identify opportunities to refine and further automate our processes.

Key Responsibilities

As QA Automation Engineer you will have many responsibilities including but not limited to:

    As part of an agile team, supporting Dev/QA Engineers, Architects & Product Owners in refinement and delivery of new product features:
    Understanding full scope of testing required (UI, API, migration).
    Design and implementation of automated tests.
    Defect reporting and follow up with developers.
    Contributing to the overall Quality strategy.
    Evolving our automation strategy around continuous testing, steering testing best practices to support our existing CI/CD pipelines.
    Investigating, evaluating appropriate tools, technologies & techniques for automated testing.
    Reporting the right things in the right way at the right time.
    Acting as a gatekeeper you will work in a way that protects our people, systems and complies with our InfoSec and security policies and procedures.
    Continuously improve how we get things done; recommend and implement better faster more effective ways of supporting our clients and team.
    Effectively execute any special projects or ad-hoc tasks as assigned.

You will bring

Essential Skills

    You take pride in the team’s ownership of their projects and code.
    You’re a team player with good Communication and Interpersonal Skills
    You’re focused on balancing both business and technical requirements.
    You value simplicity and maintainability over excessively abstracted solutions.
    You have curiosity beyond your own domain of expertise.
    You are self-disciplined/self-starter/positive attitude with drive & commitment to deadlines.
    You are analytical with strong attention to detail and are results oriented.
    Demonstrable experience in delivering production grade software.
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    2 years of automated testing, defining and implementing automated tests.
    Experience working with teams in an agile environment (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban).
    Coding (Java, Kotlin).
    Experience in testing throughout the SDLC and versed in the principles of BDD/TDD.
    Experience in RESTful API testing (postman, REST assured)
    Understanding of cloud/micro service architecture.
    Familiarity with common test reporting suites (Allure, Testrail).
    Highly proactive and effective written and verbal communication skills
    Ability and willingness to take initiative and get things done
    A strong desire to exceed client expectation’s (internal & external) is a must
    An entrepreneurial and adaptable approach is a pre-requisite

Useful Skills

    Object-oriented Programming and Design Concepts.
    Databases & Storage (PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Kafka).
    Data Visualization/Alert monitoring tools (Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus).
    Cloud deployments (Azure, GCP, AWS).
    Containers and Orchestration Platforms (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes).


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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