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  • Mahé
  • Permanent
  • Ref ID: AB1
  • Jan 06, 2023
  • Competitive

About the job

  • An excellent opportunity to join our Engineering group as a hands-on Quality Assurance Automation Engineer.
  • Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, you contribute to our testing strategy and help enhance our automation coverage.
  • You will work as part of a team and be comfortable working across different work streams.

How you will spend your day:

  • The Quality Assurance Automation Engineer is responsible for contributing to the testing
  • strategy as part of a collaborative and cross functional team.
  • The role is responsible for contributing to the quality review of various application suites, which includes creating test plans and strategy, in partnership with the developers, Project Managers, Business Intelligence.
  • The QA Automation Engineer will be an advocate for DevOps practices with a strong focus on delivery.
  • They will use their experience in previous QA teams to help enhance our testing offering.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Soft Skills:

  • Reviews and re-evaluates test strategy to adjust for new information, changing risks, shifting priorities and schedules.
  • Demonstrates an aptitude to understand system design.
  • Good communications skills with experience in working as part of a team.
  • Contributes to formulating QA standards, best practices and processes and strategic plans.
  • Proven experience as QA Automation Engineer.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong Development skills in python
  • Hands on Experience with Agile related methodologies
  • Proven Track record of formulating, evolving and executing testing strategies
  • Strong testing skills and awareness of best practice industry techniques in relation to
  • Performance & Security Testing.
  • Ability to create and maintain concise, accurate and accessible technical documentation.
  • Exposure to UI Automation tools

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to design, document and develop Test plans and Test cases in line with system requirements.
  • UI test automation experience using Selenium or similar and understanding of test approached e.g. Page Object Model.
  • API test automation experience using Python, C#, Postman or similar
  • Previous experience working in an agile software delivery process e.g. Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience with source control systems e.g. TFS (Azure Dev Ops), Git
  • Good appreciation of software security concepts

Experience with the following is an advantage:

  • Familiarity with QA/Test processes in a Cloud Platform
  • Proficiency in tools like Git, Azure Dev Ops Build and Release Pipelines
  • PAAS and IAAS offerings - App Services, Azure SQL DB, VM Scale Sets
  • Automated Regression Testing Frameworks
  • Setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM or similar CRMs.
  • Continuous Integration Tooling - Jenkins, Azure Dev Ops,
  • Experience with Application and API performance and load testing
  • Familiarity with technologies used in the customer service industry, CRM, ECM,
  • voice systems, chat bots, mobile apps

Our ideal candidate:

  • Motivated and enthusiastic - can work on own initiative to conceive and drive initiatives to streamline our QA processes.
  • Comfortable with prioritisation and multi-tasking across multiple work streams.
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