Senior Software Quality Engineer

Senior Software Quality Engineer

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Job Description:

We are recruiting a Senior Software Quality Engineer for our team in Limerick, Ireland. We are looking for an Engineer to play a lead role in a small team driving our efforts in quality assurance. The right candidate is highly motivated, self-driven, eager to learn, and passionate about taking ownership of their contribution to the product.

We are a highly professional, self-organizing team of engineers working in a truly agile environment. Our culture is built on being open to new ideas and feedback and we believe in building great software, technical excellence, and having fun.

Responsibilities

  • Writing automation tests suites using Cypress, Playwright, or WebdriverIO JavaScript frameworks.
  • Key responsibility to ensure that all quality checks, risk assessments, and processes and procedures have been followed by the teams in relation to all releases to production.
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities with our teams to ensure quality and test coverage.
  • Lead the effort to design, develop and execute automation scripts to achieve the highest possible test coverage for our systems.
  • Collaborate in an agile environment, actively participating in agile ceremonies including Daily Stand-ups
  • Assist teams in developing test plans and cases to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Review user stories requirements, specifications, and technical design documents when required
  • Work with agile teams to identify integration points for new work
  • Create and maintain dependency documentation for system-wide regression
  • Assist with execution of manual testing when required.

Requirements

Above all we value communication, common sense and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Strong documentation and communication skills.
  • Willingness to give and take feedback and share knowledge
  • A strong desire to learn and improve.
  • The ability to influence QA and test automation best practices within your team

From a technical perspective, we would require a minimum of 5 years of QA experience through the entire lifecycle of an enterprise application. The use of the following technologies and methodologies would be a distinct advantage:

  • Proven experience with Cypress, Playwright, or WebdriverIO automation framework and automated testing tools
  • Proven experience with Azure DevOps including Pipelines and load testing
  • Proven work experience in software development
  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Nice to have

  • Experience with API testing tools such as JMeter, Postman, or similar
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

Benefits

  • Employer pension contribution*
  • Private health insurance*
  • Life insurance*
  • Long-term illness cover*
  • Company support with Scrum certification fees
  • Supported Study Leave
  • Quarterly code hack days

*on completion of 6-month probation period

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Recruitment Contact

Contact: Tara O' Sullivan

Telephone: 0858704692

Email: tara.osullivan@qptech.ie

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