QA Automation Engineer

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QA Automation Engineer

Are you looking for a unique challenge working in virtual & augmented reality with a bleeding-edge technology company? Then read on.

Immersive VR Education is one of the world’s leading virtual reality development studios and is headquartered in Waterford, Ireland. In recent years, we’ve picked up multiple awards for our virtual communications platform, ENGAGE, and our work on Apollo 11 VR, and Titanic VR.

Due to continued growth and success, we are looking for a competent QA Automation Engineer with 2+ years of industry experience to join our dedicated QA Team in Waterford.  This talented individual must have a vision and drive and must not be afraid to back big ideas.

This is an opportunity to build your career with our highly collaborative and engaging team as part of a fast-growing & creative company. The digital world is changing, let’s shape it together.

The Person

  • An ability to learn and adapt to new environments.
  • Passion for quality and attention to detail.
  • A self-motivated individual always looking to continue their quest for knowledge.
  • Somebody with a keen interest in software quality and software testing.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Technically capable – scripting will be required.
  • Experience with Gherkin, Cypress, Git and Gatling.
  • Experience working as part of a scrum team.
  • Experience working with both bug tracking and test management tools.
  • Process-driven
  • Excellent Teamwork ethic with the ability to work collaboratively with others (technical and non-technical).
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to align to changing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed so can work autonomously, prioritizing work in accordance with leads direction.

The Role

  • Proactively improves processes to help deliver a better product.
  • Creates and maintains standard documents to be used by the QA team.
  • Provide accurate estimates for workload
  • Plan, design, implement & execute verification and validation tests and report bugs in a clear and concise manner.
  • Provide regression tests when functional changes are done.
  • Design and develop automated API tests.
  • Manually test features that cannot be automated
  • Work with project managers and/or technical leads to help define test requirements.
  • Collaborate with the team in an Agile Environment to help create great features.
  • Work to the best of your ability to meet project milestone dates.
  • Implement automated API tests as per automation standards.

Experience

  • Excellent understanding of test engineering best practices, methodologies and processes.
  • 2+ years API test experience
  • Experience with programming languages (For example JavaScript, Node.js, C#, PHP, etc.)
  • Experience testing Web APIs.
  • Experience with source control systems such as Git.
  • Experience using JIRA (or other defect tracking tools).
  • Experience of working in an Agile SCRUM development environment.

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in a computer science-related course
  • ISTQB Foundation Level certification or similar

Salary: D.O.E

Job Type: Full-time

NOTE: This position is not suitable for Graduate or Junior level workers. Having an EU work permit is required. For this position, remote working is available. Fluent spoken and written English language is required.

To apply for this job please email your CV to: [email protected]

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