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Senior Software Test Engineer

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Dublin, Remote


Software Development, Software Engineering, Software Testing





Senior Software Test Engineer

My client are hiring enthusiastic Software Developers with strong experience building test automation frameworks, defining test strategy, and leading automated test execution to ensure the delivery of high-quality enterprise cloud applications. 

In this role, Senior Software Test Engineer will be responsible for leading test strategy, script design and execution, automation framework enablement, and advanced test management strategies aligned with Agile, CI/CD, and DevOps best practices.

What is so attractive about this role ?

My client are a hugely ambitious team with brand, technology and data at its very core. You will work in an Agile development environment collaborating with the Engineering and Product teams to deliver quality software iteratively. This role will provide technical hands-on leadership working with both our external clients as well as internally across multiple technology platforms, programming languages, and environments.

You will have fun doing….

  • Selecting and establishing automation frameworks and software testing tools to verify and quantify the quality of the produced software 
  • Mature and evolve the testing architecture through the evaluation and adoption of new
  • automation tools, techniques, and practices 
  • Participating in early-stage user story development and design sessions to help establish acceptance criteria, boundary tests, and automation planning 
  • Facilitating test case execution and provide detailed and timely feedback using test case
  • management tools 
  • Identifying, documenting, and tracking defects to improve test case execution eciency and test coverage 
  • Executing manual and automated functional, performance, and regression testing in both production and pre-production environments 
  • Executing automation testing, but also manual/black box testing as required 
  • Interacting with CI/CD, release engineering, infrastructure, cloud, development, and compliance teams

What you need:

  • Excellent knowledge of web architectures including SOA and microservices architectures 
  • Experience in software development and testing using objective oriented programming languages (.NET Core, Java, etc.) 
  • Experience with testing and automation tools like Selenium, SoapUI, ReadyAPI, Cucumber for use in a CI/CD environment 
  • Experience establishing automation frameworks 
  • Experience with issue tracking and test management tools such as Jira and TestRail 
  • Experience working with databases and testing RDBMS such as MS-SQL Server, Oracle,MySQL, and PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with code versioning and management tools like Git, SVN, and BitBucket 
  • Experience with CI/CD and build pipeline tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, and CircleCI 
  • Experience working in software quality assurance to validate enterprise cloud applications

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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Your shared data will not be disclosed or transferred to a third party data controller or data processor located outside the EEA unless we have obtained your express consent. We look forward to working with you.

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