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QA Engineer/SDET

Location: Malta Salary: €40000 - €45000 per annum + benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Type: Permanent
Contact: Sam Francis Job Published: 16 days ago

QA Engineer



The Quality Assurance Automation Engineer - SDET is directly involved in the promotion of a quality culture. As a member of the QA automation team this individual will be expected to develop automated testing functions based off manual testing efforts; as well as testing of APIs and integration points. He/she will also assist in the implementation of tools to help run, control and monitor automated testing including CI/CD pipelines. The successful candidate will be part of an integrated team of QA, Dev and Devops individuals. We are looking for an individual who has a comprehensive knowledge of automated development practices and tools and will be able to provide strategic direction on the future of automated testing.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Product Management, Business Analysts, Developers and Solutions Architects to gain a thorough understanding of solution requirements.
  • Build and execute automated and manual tests and suites.
  • Design and implement automated test capabilities and maintain existing automation.
  • Make recommendations about how to improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the testing activities and processes.
  • Work with geographically distributed teams.
  • Provide training and instruction on testing and test automation processes and technologies.

Skills and Requirements

  • Senior level Test Professional, being self-managing, requiring minimal supervision and quick to pick up new skills.
  • Strong communication skills with a pragmatic and pro-active attitude.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality with a passion for automated testing.
  • Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills and an ability to come up with simple solutions to complex problems. The ideal candidate must possess an inherent investigative nature.
  • Strong technical and analytical background - the ability to understand, expand and improve the automated tests as well as contribute to the ongoing integration delivery of initiatives is a strong plus.
  • Ability to independently develop overall test strategies; implement new tools, practices and processes, and to monitor existing systems

Knowledge and skills:

  • A relevant Bachelor degree (BSc) or applicable experience.
  • Good level of spoken and written English
  • Python and JavaScript programming experience as major plus.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in Quality Engineering, Functional and Automated Testing
  • Experience working within Financial Institutions
  • Experience with working in an agile environment.
  • Experienced with testing Web Services, APIs, backend validation and application-based solutions.
  • Excellent knowledge of the software development life cycles and software process management.
  • Experience with highly integrated environments.
  • Experience collaborating extensively with developers and business experts.
  • Familiar with DevOps methodologies.

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