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Backend QA Engineer

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    Attractive Salary

  • Contact:

    Sofia Ferreira

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sofia Ferreira

  • Skills tags:

    API'S , C++ , Java , Linux

A leading company providing enhanced network security is looking for a Backend QA Engineer, either mid-level or Senior, who will be reporting to the QA Manager. You will be responsible to ensure that test automation targets and measures are achieved.


  • Collect, identify and document testing requirements
  • Create and maintain test specifications and test plan documents
  • Configure the environment to run the tests
  • Develop automated tests based on the test specifications and test plans
  • Run manual tests to reach testing completeness
  • Collaborate with other teams to analyse any software defects and report such defects accurately including all the steps and information required to replicate the issues identified
  • Continuously review and improve the tests
  • Provide realistic estimates for deliverables while ensuring that projects remain on target to meet agreed deadlines
  • Interact with various stakeholders to simulate customer scenarios which help validate the product, ensuring the requirements stated in Product Design are accurate
  • Coordinate with product owners and development teams to ensure the qualitative delivery of the systems to be developed and according to the specified requirements
  • Deliver in accordance with agreed scope, acceptance criteria, time, financial and quality measures
  • Reports and escalates in a timely manner during project


  • Passion for QA and knack for identifying test that break code
  • First or Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience in software development using C++ or Java
  • Prior experience in creating test plans, executing manual tests and prioritising necessary tasks
  • Strong experience designing the automated tests, identifying any tools required to implement the test automation as well as implementing and verifying the automated tests
  • Prior experience in testing APIs and User Interfaces is a must
  • Understanding of database fundamentals
  • Experience working with Linux and Docker 
  • Prior Experience in use of Selenium java web driver, Jmeter, Postman or Cucumber
  • Prior experience working in Agile driven teams
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams and management
  • Familiarity with scripting language, such as Python, Perl or Bash will be considered as an Asset

This position allows for remote working within the EU, UK and nearby non-EU countries in Eastern European region. Nonetheless, the company is based in Malta and local candidates or those willing to relocate are preferred.