Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description

WorkForce International has partnered with a software engineering firm with international affiliation. We are currently looking for a Software QA Automation Engineer - German Speaking (Native level), within their Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Team. Their SRE team aims to apply a software engineering approach to the QA environment. As a QA Automation Engineer, you will ensure the highest level of quality for the software product while being responsible for developing tools and processes that automate testing tasks to the maximum possible extend. You will work closely with other team members to help discover and eliminate issues. Moreover, you will provide second-level support for the production environment. 

As a member of this growing team, you will be part of one of the top truly Cloud Native/Agile transformed teams, where the quality of deliverables and optimized delivery are embedded within the company's DNA! 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Create test specifications, test plans, and test execution plans based on functional and non-functional requirements
  • Execute and optimize test procedures and/ or scripts either automated (aim for full automation) or manually 
  • Track and report on the test execution in a timely manner with attention given to achieving a high level of quality.
  • Gather and document the outcome of test executions and all information needed to support ongoing measurements and reporting on risks, defects, tests, and coverage.
  • Perform full analysis to determine the root cause of bugs, failures, and discrepancies
  • Evaluate and communicate test results, success criteria, and test coverage
  • Perform load, scalability, and performance tests
  • Regression testing 
  • Production and test environments health monitoring
  • Monitor production systems and provide control and alert mechanisms
  • Usability and user experience (UX) testing
  • Cross-browser compatibility testing
  • Support in system integration and installation of test systems
  • Propose Agile test methods within the best practices (including Infosec) into the development processes
  • Provide second level of support and bug fixing as a member of the Site Reliability team
  • Obtain and report quality metrics and KPIs
  • Be part of a product team

Your Profile: 

  • University degree in Informatics, Information Technology or a similar discipline
  • Experience within a B2B SaaS multitenant platform
  • Best practices in QA and infosec awareness
  • Experience with cloud (Azure)
  • Highest level of quality awareness and solid knowledge regarding test procedures in the software development process
  • Experience with automated testing tools and frameworks such as Selenium, Cucumber, SpecFlow, Chimpy etc
  • Experience as Test Engineer in the context of Java, .NET C#, JavaScript and Android
  • Experience in the context of Agile software development and appropriate test methods
  • Experience in the continuous delivery process 
  • Experience in integrating automated tests in the build/delivery chain
  • Solution-oriented, service-based and customer-oriented approach to all tasks
  • Aiming for a high level of automation in all processes
  • Experience in operational work (business applications administration & maintenance, help desk, problem management).
  • PowerShell script/ Batch scripts (improve build servers /implementation scripts)
  • Experience with Database management
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker 
  • Experience with orchestration tools and CI/CD pipeline (i.e. Octopus, Bitbucket, Confluence, Nexus, ELK Stack,Git, Teamcity, CircleCI)
  • Knowledge of ITIL /DevOps
  • Team player
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Eager to learn

What is on offer:

  • Competitive market salary
  • Friendly, fun, and professional working environment
  • Career growth and continuous professional development