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QA Automation Engineer

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    Meldon Borg

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    about 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Meldon Borg

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The Quality Team is looking for a QA Engineer who can support the Quality Assurance team in IT and Network Testing. The chosen candidate would be responsible for identifying areas within the Operations field where automation and in-house bespoke solutions could be used to support Quality Control Verification on UAT and Production systems.


  • Developing, improving & maintaining our test automation framework(s) by implementing code changes and suggesting best coding practices.
  • Identify and create testing tools for the QA Team and other internal teams as required.
  • Work with the QA team lead to effectively manage team scheduling.
  • Be updated on the latest software development techniques, strategies & IDEs.
  • Evaluate and identify the required test automation and test management tools.
  • Be updated on the latest testing techniques, strategies, tooling/frameworks.
  • Identify test metrics and benchmarks to be gathered prior to load/performance testing where necessary.
  • Consult, create and manage load/performance/soak and regression tests as required.
  • Create and run automated test scripts and adapt these for use as smoke tests on production environments.
  • Be able to plan and build roadmaps for the framework.
  • Manage own energy level and time.

The ideal Candidate will have:

  • A degree in Computer Science or a related field;
  • Some working experience in software development or similar role preferably using Java.
  • Proven automation coding experience using the Selenium2Library web drivers or similar.
  • SQL experience in Oracle/PLSQL/MSSQL etc.
  • Experience in functional test tools such as Ready! API/SoapUI and JMeter
  • Knowledge of performance and scalability test approaches as well as load testing tools such as LoadRunner/LoadUI/Jmeter Load CLI.
  • Previous experience in serial programming such as GSM modem interface programming and the Hayes AT command set will be considered as a very strong asset.
  • Scripting experience using Groovy & Grails will be considered an asset
  • ISTQB certification will be considered an asset.
  • Experience in working with a team and a mentoring mindset
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

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