Adam Hughes

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Adam Hughes

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Agile QA Engineer

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Software Engineering



Job title: Agile QA Engineer


Job type: 6 months with extension


Day rate: Top market rates


Location: Dublin, Ireland


The Job / need:

  • Work as an Agile QA Engineer in a fast paced environment to help maintain and improve the high level of product quality
  • Execute testing early and often using an exploratory or Agile approach
  • Work closely with development and product teams to ensure requirements are correctly implemented and successfully tested



  • Work with the Product Owners / Developers to develop detailed, comprehensive and well-structured tests for existing and new features
  • Be collaborative in your approach to testing. Execute tests alongside developers prior to code commit
  • Work embedded in the development teams to coach the team on quality methods and execute tests
  • Use mind maps and other exploratory techniques to design and execute test cases & testing activities as part of the overall development teams sprint plan and execution
  • Take a collaborative approach to story refining and use story points as a metric for estimation
  • Identify, record and document quality issues, defects, performance issues, problems, bugs, root causes and potential solutions
  • Track and ensure prioritization and resolution of quality issues, defects, performance issues, problems and bugs in a timely manner
  • Partake in scrum ceremonies and challenge requirements or changes when necessary

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Applied Computer Science or similar
  • Strong knowledge and proven experience in software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • 5+ years of experience in software quality assurance, test design and execution, test automation
  • 5+ years of experience working in an Agile environment using Scrum or Kanban.  Demonstrated experience working as a quality advocate/coach within an agile team
  • Strong back end experience with an analytical approach to problem finding
  • Intermediate level of SQL is a must
  • Experience testing mobile / tablet apps across different OS is a distinct advantage
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing a plus
  • Experience with Atlassian suite (Jira, confluence) is a plus


A valid EU passport or stamp 4 Irish visa is required for this position



Adam Hughes for a confidential chat and for immediate consideration – adam@stelfox / 016793182

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