Lead QA Automation Engineer

Location: 
Salary: 
€75,000 to €85,000 + Bonus
Job Reference: 
26049
Published date: 
12 September 2019
Job Description: 

International entertainment & online gaming company is looking for an experienced Engineer to lead the QA Test Automation team. This person must be able to demonstrate success in devising and bringing a full test automation strategy to maturity.

You will be based in Dublin under a permanent contract.

What We Want:

Someone who takes ownership of their work, is committed to quality assurance, is self-motivated, self-directed and enjoys working in a fast-paced dynamic team environment.

What is Expected of You:

  • Develop automated functional UI tests & API/Service level tests
  • Collaborate with other departments to devise solutions for Test Automation
  • Provide progress updates to the QA Manager
  • Improve the existing test automation tools to further increase their stability, maintainability, expandability, and usefulness to the team
  • Create utilities/tools as required, to help productivity for the QA & other teams
  • Build out our mobile app test framework
  • Mentor other members of the Test Automation team and QA Engineers
  • Champion the efforts to achieve a high-quality standard
  • Collaborate with other members of the QA team to automate the manual test processes
  • Research and propose new solutions and technologies for our testing needs
  • Adopt the latest industry innovations and technology
  • Create documentation and training aides to help other members of the Technology department learn to use the automation tools

What You Need:

  • Experience as a Lead Test Automation Engineer
  • Experience with multi-tier systems; Database, App Servers, Web and Mobile Apps (iOS & Android)
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver and grid
  • Java, SQL and Git working experience
  • Experience working with the Linux command line
  • Experience working with continuous integrations tools like Jenkins
  • Experience working with Cucumber, JBehave or other BDD frameworks
  • Experience working with API test tools such as Postman or SoapUI
  • Scripting skills
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Jira and test management tools for managing the Agile process and testing

Desirable:

  • Exposure to basic JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Python or PHP
  • Previous experience of the Gaming industry an advantage
  • ISTQB or other software testing certifications
  • Experience with mobile app testing tools such as Appium
  • Cloud Computing services experience

Next Steps:

Apply with your CV and I'll contact you soon!