QA Automation Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) engineer to develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality. QA engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.) The QA technician role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.


Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and

meaningful feedback

● Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and automation test scripts

● Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

● Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools

● Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

● Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

● Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs

● Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements

● Monitor debugging process results

● Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts

● Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Requirements

● Prior experience in writing automation tests

● Expert skills in at least two of – k6, Postman and JavaScript

● With experience building automation frameworks from scratch

● Knowledge in DevOps is preferred

● Knowledge of Python beneficial

● Knowledge and experience in Agile project delivery framework: taking a proactive role in developing

test strategies, test plans based on user stories, functional specifications, use cases, and/or

business requirements

● Working knowledge and experience with Atlassian products such as Jira, Github and Confluence

essential

● Prior working experience liaising with remote/distributed teams

● Ability to work to high levels of autonomy, accountability and ownership of tasks and workload

● Able to communicate and collaborate effectively with stakeholders

● Able to work within technical teams in a collaborative environment

Benefits

We offer

  • Flexible working hours (self-managed)
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus, subject to company performance
  • Access to Udemy online training and opportunities to learn and grow within the role

At Mindera we use technology to build products we are proud of, with people we love. Software Engineering Applications, including Web and Mobile, are at the core of what we do at Mindera. We partner with our clients, to understand their product and deliver high performance, resilient and scalable software systems that create an impact on their users and businesses across the world.

You get to work with a bunch of great people, where the whole team owns the project together. Our culture reflects our lean and self-organisation attitude. We encourage our colleagues to take risks, make decisions, work in a collaborative way and talk to everyone to enhance communication. We are proud of our work and we love to learn all and everything while navigating through an Agile, Lean and collaborative environment.

Check out our Blog: http://mindera.com/ and our Handbook: http://bit.ly/MinderaHandbook

Our offices are located: Porto, Portugal | Aveiro, Portugal | Coimbra, Portugal | Leicester, UK | San Diego, USA | Chennai, India | Bengaluru, India

Mindera is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender including gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. All matters related to employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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