Software Automation Engineer

Software Automation Engineer
Dublin 2 Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My Dublin-based client is actively recruiting for an ambitious Software Automation Engineer. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior to mid level automation tester to join a fantastic company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support through all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle, through your interactions across the organisation with Product Owners, Software Engineering teams, SRE team and other stakeholders as necessary
  • Maintain the standards for quality delivery, metrics definition and KPIs and ensuring standards are maintained for functional and non-functional QA
  • Support estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating Quality Assurance activities within Software Development teams
  • Implement the most effective tools and delivery processes to ensure high-quality standards are maintained effectively
  • Maintain and execute test cases
  • Creating and executing tests to validate issues and fixes
  • Reporting bugs and tracking issues to resolution using reporting technology =
  • Making sure issues are documented in a manner that ensures that all stakeholders are in a position to reproduce issues
  • Communicating any test results and findings
  • Support regulatory/audit/security QA internally and externally as required
  • Support sufficient test coverage across customer facing channels and internal web tools
  • Implement appropriate best practices to support rapid and efficient capacity scaling and increase the quality & velocity of deployments
  • Manage the incident handling process in a proactive manner to ensure rapid resolution of issues
  • Work closely with the team to create roadmaps for improving quality levels, estimate work packages and set priorities for your team aligned with company strategy
  • Contribute to a rewarding working environment that aligns with the company culture
  • Ensure that stakeholders are kept up to date on all activities that may affect their individual goals
  • Support estimation of quality effort/activity for new projects and features, and dependencies/impacts, working closely with technical and business teams

Experience Required

  • 2+ years experience with automation testing
  • Previous experience working in a team of QA Engineers
  • A strong knowledge base of QA methodologies
  • An individual with a strong bias towards efficiency through automation, continually improving QA approach, scaling processes and implementing effective monitoring as required
  • Experience with one or more of the following: such as Selenium, .Net Core, Visual Studio or Git.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • ISTQB certifications are a bonus
  • Cloud experience is desirable
  • Good, strong people skills
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills, able to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • The ability to deliver on any objectives assigned to you with a strong sense of urgency and confidence
  • The ability to handle customer/stakeholder escalations & multiple competing priorities
  • Communicate clearly and with purpose, working effectively with team members and stakeholders across the organisation
  • Taking ownership of your work and take responsibility for delivering key project outcomes

Educational Requirements

  • A relevant degree

Consultant Details

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Name: Luke Prendergast
Title: Technical Recruiter
Tel: 01 2866666
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