Senior Automation QA Engineer (#14027286)

SPECIAL REFERRAL BONUS $2000
Location:
Dnipro, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia, Lviv, Kyiv, Remote
Technical Level:
Senior
Job Category:
Quality Assurance
Project:
the Canada’s leading online broker

N-iX is looking for an experienced Senior Automation QA Engineer to join our team.
Our customer is a leading North America online broker.
The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will provide expertise in the area of QA activities for applications development, with particular focus on the trading platform, Microservices and high volume data flow and transactions. This individual will be allocated as part of a team following agile methodologies such as SCRUM.
The Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will be an individual very interested in technology, particularly backend services and client/server applications.  Enjoys being part of a team who builds great tools using leading edge technologies. This individual understands the concept of testability and will work together with developers and designers, providing input into their work to ensure the final product can be tested efficiently using either manual or automated approaches.

Responsibilities:

  • Write test plans and test cases throughout the development lifecycle
  • Ensure test plans thoroughly cover all requirements and use cases
  • Plan, schedule and perform automated software tests
  • Develop automated regression test suites using automated testing tools
  • Foster a continuous improvement approach to QA activities
  • Review tools implementations and encourage best practices and sound design principles while remaining practical and deadline driven
  • Work closely with development to perform early testing on components prior to integration builds
  • Assists and actively participates in the communication between local and offshore development and QA teams, ensuring knowledge is shared efficiently
  • Manage defect tracking; monitor and report results
  • Report QA status, as appropriate, to keep project stakeholders informed on deliverables and timelines
  • Train other departments on the use of custom developed tools    
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • BS in computer science or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as QA Engineering role
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle, methodologies and testing
  • Experience with cloud technologies and modern pipelines is an asset
  • Solid knowledge of quality assurance techniques, testing concepts,methodologies and tools
  • Expert ability to apply quality assurance knowledge to in-depth testing and test plans
  • Ability to apply concepts of unit, system, regression, product, integration and acceptance testing
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to investigate and research multiple sources
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communications skills
  • Experience with scripting in Python/JavaScript
  • Understanding of OOP concepts is desired
  • Experience in testing REST APIs with Postman or other tools
  • Experience in automation testing of backend services is desired
  • Experience in automating web applications is an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of trading systems and trading concepts, particularly within the equities realm, is considered an asset
  • Experience with testing high performance systems is an asset
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly with any testing tool
  • Advanced understanding of automation testing methodologies
  • Experience in working with XML/XSD is desired

We offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Best hardware
  • A masseur and a corporate doctor
  • Healthcare & sport benefits
  • An inspiring, comfy, clean and safe office 

Professional growth:

  • Challenging tasks and innovative projects
  • Meetups and events for professional development
  • An individual development plan
  • Mentorship program

Fun:

  • Corporate events and outstanding parties
  • Exciting team buildings
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • A fun zone where you can play video games, foosball, ping pong, and more.
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