Senior QA Automation Engineer

Posted: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Košice, Slovakia

Company: Deutsche Telekom Group

Purpose
Senior QA Automation Engineer works as technical lead within QA and test teams and oversees all aspects of software and product
testing and quality of development within the company. This includes developing test strategies, drawing up test documents, identifying
faults, and reviewing QA reports. Holder of the position leads evaluation of test automation tools and technologies used most appropriate
to the project and the transition of testing in various phases of testing process from a manual to an automated approach to minimize the
manual test effort. Also, leads the team and is responsible for building test automation frameworks and supports QA teams with QA knowhow. Senior QA Automation Engineeer is responsible for definition and update of company quality standards to meet high satisfaction of
customers, and for implementation of test frameworks, test architecture and setting up continuous integration in a CI/CD pipeline and
leads the entire QA process on one or multiple projects, which includes pre-testing analysis, appropriate software testing and test
automation, post-testing analysis from start to finish. Holder of the position is responsible for making sure all released products meet
company and industry quality standards and stays current on modern processes, established tools, techniques, and technologies and
ensures high degree of quality. Senior QA Automation Engineer has good overview about DevOps methodology and Scaled Agile
Framework or similar frameworks and methodologies.

Key accountabilities
• Meeting with the software/product designers to determine quality assurance parameters.
• Leading the QA team in designing QA test procedures.
• Leading evaluation of tools and technologies most appropriate for test automation on one or multiple projects.
• Create an approach and methodology for building a test automation architecture.
• Create overall test architecture within continuous integration in a CI/CD pipeline
• Overseeing the drafting of testing documents.
• Implementing testing procedures and overseeing the QA process.
• Identify quality assurance process bottleneck and suggest actions for improvement.
• Troubleshooting quality issues and modifying test procedures.
• Conducting analysis checks on product specifications.
• Identify key KPIs for product quality.
• Reviewing Quality Assurance reports.
• Ensuring the successful deployment of products into the market.
• Responding to requests from the design team and management.
• Mentor and support QA Automation Engineers and testers in test automation related tasks and evaluate their progress in regards to test
automation and support test team with automated testing know-how.

 

Requirements 

 

Languages
• English B2 (must)

• German language is an advantage

 

You will have possibility to choose whether you prefer Front-End or Back-End Test Automation (Of course, you will have possibility to combine both of them) 

 

 

Front-end
 

Core skills

Nice to have

Active knowledge of least one object-oriented programming language > preferable JAVA

Knowledge of secondary OOP, e.g. Python, JavaScript, Kotlin

Active work in agile development (SCRUM & SAFe know-how preferable)

Hands-on experience of creating test solution from scratch

Previous role with responsibility for delivery of test automation and its results to contribute to assurance of product quality

Wide knowledge of test frameworks (focus on front-end) for different programming languages

Active work with Selenium and Selenium based test frameworks > preferable Selenide

Experience with Cypress, Appium, PyTest or Robot Framework

Knowledge of TestNG test runner framework

Active work with CI/CD solution for automated builds

Active work with source code management > preferable Git

Knowledge of cloud services > preferable AWS

Knowledge of CI/CD solution for automated builds

Active work with Maven

Active work with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence

Experience with Allure Framework

Knowledge of Maven

 

 

And \ Or

 

Back-end

 

Core skills

Nice to have

Active knowledge of least one object-oriented programming language > preferable JAVA

Knowledge of secondary OOP, e.g. Python

Active work in agile development (SCRUM & SAFe know-how preferable)

Experience with Allure Framework

Previous role in / responsibility for creating modern test automation architecture / strategy and responsibility for delivery of test automation and its results to contribute to assurance of product quality (focus on back-end test automation)

Hands-on experience of creating test solution from scratch

Active work with:            

  • Junit 5 (backend tests),
  • Mockito (backend mock-up tests with API),
  • WireMock (backend HTTP-based API simulator)
  • REST Assured
  • Postman

Wide knowledge of test frameworks for different programming languages (focus on back-end)

Be familiar in working within AWS / Azure

Knowledge of Cocos (Kubernetes)

Active work with source code management > preferable Git

Active work with Maven

Knowledge of CI/CD solution for automated builds

Active work with CI/CD solution for automated builds

Active work with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence

Knowledge of BDD agile process and active work within any BDD framework

Experience with load & performance testing and tools such as:

  • JMeter
  • LoadRunner
  • Gatling

Experience with SQL DB

Experience with NoSQL DB

    


Benefits
• Possibility of Teleworking or Home office
• Cafeteria - individual financial benefit
• Trainings and development opportunities (Coursera, Percipio full access for free)
• Pension savings contribution
• Extra vacation days
• Referral bonus /financial/
• Discounts at various providers in Košice
• Team buildings online
• Work-life Program and Coaching
• Health Weeks
• Sport Activities
• Weekend Events
• Doctors at workplace
• Credit card
• Rotations possibilities


Final salary is negotiable. 
We are offering base salary depending on seniority level and previous experience of candidate. In addition to base salary we provide variable part and other financial benefits. Base salary will not be lower than 2300 brutto.