Backend Automation Engineer – Python

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Paul Hughes

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Backend Automation Engineer – Python

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Dublin City Centre


Software Engineering, Software Testing






Stelfox have partnered with a global organisation who provide Database Technology Solutions to businesses throughout the world. They have set up their EU base here in Dublin and are looking for a Software Engineer in Test to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

The position is for an experienced Software Engineer in Test, who has a background in System Testing, Performance testing and is strong with Test Automation of the backend. You will join the Global QA team and will be involved in the design and implementation of: Investigative and Automation testing to ensure and maintain the best standard in quality!!

About you:

  • You are experienced with automating system testing of non-functional requirements.
  • You are eager to learn and recommend new technologies
  • You have a passion for quality and development of automated tests.
  • You are customer focused and a team player
  • You are a problem solver and analytical thinker
  • You have strong communication skills

About the role:

  • You will be part of a global QA team who refine and implement QA strategies, ensuring the resilience and performance of databases including databases in cloud environments
  • You will develop Automation Frameworks
  • You will communicate with and work with the development team to improve quality and ensure testability, being involved in design reviews.
  • You will be involved with optimisation and validation of cloud deployment tools such as AWS, Azure and tech such as Kubernetes, Docker etc.

Skills and Experience:

They are ideally looking for the following skill set:

  • 5 years of experience with Systems Testing
  • 5 years of experience with the design and implementation of backend test automation frameworks
  • 3 years of experience with performance testing
  • Strong with Python for test automation, ideally 5+ years
  • 3 years of experience in a cloud environment with Azure, AWS etc
  • 3 years of experience with Kubernetes, docker, openshift etc.
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Experience with DevOps. CI/CD (GIT etc)

Please note:
We have a number of similar positions currently, and in the future, which we would like to discuss with you should you indicate your interest in this role. When we receive your application for this role, we will contact you to advise you of our process for other similar positions.

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We look forward to working with you.

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