Senior QA Tester – Automation

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Senior QA Tester – Automation

South of Ireland

Permanent

€55,000 - €60,000

Ref: E8878SCG

Job Description

South of Ireland based client requires a Senior QA Automation Tester to join their expanding team on a permanent basis

Job Responsibilities

  • Mentor Junior team members and play a leadership role
  • Presenting to management
  • Constantly seeking ways to improve the company’s products
  • Research and Investigate new software tools & test frameworks for usage by the QA team
  • Plan, design, implement & execute verification and validation tests and report bugs in a clear and concise manner
  • Manually test features that cannot be automated using scripted or non-scripted methods such as exploratory testing
  • Provide regression tests when functional changes are completed
  • Design and develop automated functional & load tests
  • Work with projects manager and/or technical leads to define test requirements
  • Collaborate with the team in an Agile Environment to help create great features
  • Provide solutions to design and implement automated tests

Experience Required

  • 5+ years manual and 3+ years automated functional software test experience
  • Excellent understanding of test engineering best practices, methodologies and processes
  • Experience with source control systems such as Git
  • Experience of working in an Agile SCRUM development environment
  • Self motivated and self directed so can work autonomously, prioritizing work in accordance with the project’s needs

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Experience using with at least 1 testing framework or tool (i.e. Cucumber, Selenium, Appium, TestCafe, Cypress, Puppeteer etc)
  • Experience with programming languages (For example JavaScript, Node.js, c#, php etc)
  • Experience testing Web APIs
  • Experience with Continuous Integration using Jenkins (or similar tools)
  • Experience testing Android mobile applications
  • Good understanding of relational database structure and design. Comfortable creating SQL queries
  • Experience using JIRA (or other defect tracking tools)

Educational Requirements

  • Honours degree in computer science/engineering or a related field
  • Gained ISTQB Foundation Level certification is a bonus

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 20 days annual leave
  • Flexi-time
  • Employee Training & Development Scheme
  • Employee Medical Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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