QA Automation Engineer Permanent

Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Information & Cyber Security
Contact Name: John McGuinness
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QA Automation Engineer Permanent

QA Automation Engineer

Irish based technology company which develops software products and delivers services to automate and improve the efficiency of clinical trials.


  • Hands-on creating automated test, coordinating testing activities with technical teams to ensure release quality criteria are maintained
  • Design and maintain test cases and run test automation tools to perform functional and non-function testing
  • Actively review, plan and manage the automation strategy with project stakeholders
  • Drive test automation strategy and be active in implementing it and extending coverage
  • Understand the concept of technical debt in test automation, monitor it, measure it and work with team to address it
  • Take ownership for the remediation of defects, working with stakeholders (product owners, developers, devOps) to make sure quality levels are maintained
  • Mentor and coach Test Automation Engineers to ensure best practices in writing test automation cases are followed
  • Work in a cross-function agile team to deliver business outcomes, participating in all phases of development within the team from design/requirements through to system release, specialising in driving quality through automation
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to our technology, algorithms and products
  • Work closely with product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate test cases and quality automation protocols
  • Take responsibility for the quality of your own deliverable
  • Review technical solutions/designs provided by others

Tech stack

Java, groovy, Jira


  • 4 years of hands-on automation Experience
  • ISTQB certified
  • Experience working in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Experience in Cucumber BDD, Selenium
  • Strong understanding of functional and non- functional testing

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