Senior QA Engineer

  • Job type

  • Location

    Dublin City
  • Specialism

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay


Senior QA Engineer - 12 months contract (Day rate- 350-490 euros) (EU citizen/ Stamp 4)

Hybrid, CONTRACT role in Dublin City

Your new company
Client is a Health Care company that is proud to be a long-standing contributor to the Irish economy and community. It has been supporting global health care systems from Ireland for more than 20 years and employ nearly 1,600 people. They believe in using tools like artificial intelligence and machine learning to help solve health problems.

Your new role
We are seeking an innovative hands-on Automation Engineer to be an integral part of the design, build out and rollout of exciting new product and service solutions. You must be able to work with a wide range of resources: architects & technical analysts
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a lead QA and Automation Engineer for the software platform ensuring software fully meets our stakeholder’s quality expectations
  • Designing and overseeing the overall strategy of QA Automation (test plans and test designs) for the entire software platform
  • Applying established vision of automated QA processes via hands-on work across all areas of development.
  • Mentoring other QAs on how to apply established automation patterns and tools
  • Solving the most difficult aspect of QA automation.
  • Defining defect lifecycle process, establishing processes, identifying dashboard and metrics that will need to be maintained to provide insights into the platform’s overall quality (injection rate, escape rate, test coverage rates, etc.)
  • QA automation tools selection for all areas of the platform (both UI and backend APIs, functional and performance testing)
  • Design and oversee QA environment strategy and provisioning in order to maintain appropriate quality across all stakeholders
  • Work across all team and evangelize QA Automation first approach

What you'll need to succeed
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in IT field or equivalent experience
  • Working experience with one or more of the following test tools and frameworks: Selenium, Jmeter, Gatling, Spock, Source Labs , Pearcy, Puppeteer etc
  • Expertise in testing using Data Expectations for Data Quality purposes (experience using tools such as Databricks and/or Great Expectations would be highly preferred).
  • Experience in Software Development Testing (Unit testing, Acceptance Testing UI automation, API testing, Performance Testing)
  • Experience setting up Testing Frameworks from scratch with the ability to determine and analyze various tools and concepts.
  • Ability to participate in high level testing strategy discussions
  • Knowledge of manual testing concepts such as exploratory testing
  • Strong experience working with cross-browser testing
  • Demonstrable experience working with relational (row and column store) databases as well as NoSQL databases
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

What you'll get in return
  • Hybrid working (2 days in the office a week)
  • Work with the latest technologies & a tech-savvy team
  • 12 months contract with potential extension
  • 350-490 euros per day depending on experience
  • Good internal career progression
  • Opportunity to work with Fortune 500 company
  • Stamp 4/ EU citizen only

What you need to do now
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