Senior System Test Engineer

Added: 05/07/2019

REF: 309

Contract: Permanent

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Senior QA Engineer

Attractive Salary

Cloud-based software leader, Dublin City Centre

Our client is a world leading software company based in Dublin City Centre that specialise in cloud-based solutions.

Where do you fit:

As a Sr. Quality Engineer, you will be an individual contributor accelerating software testing, typically working with software product and development team, capable of handling tasks to accelerate the testing delivery and to improve the quality for Applications at Accela. You will be part of an Engineering team analysing business requirements, develop and execute test suites to provide maximum test coverage, building test automation suite using open source tools and Integrate with CI/CD process. As a result, you will have exposure to a broader set of problems, understanding customer experience, improving product quality which enables fast career growth and proximity to abundant technical challenges. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will be also mentoring less experience quality engineers, sharing your knowledge and providing direction.         

Impact you will make in the role:

  • Attend sprint planning meetings, estimate the testing effort and develop test configurations and scenarios
  • Execute manual and automate software testing by informing automated test cases and testing automated environment as it is developed
  • Predict and resolve issues, bottlenecks, and risks expected to arise during the integration of existing and new system features
  • Collaborate closely cross-functionally to author test cases and report on test coverage
  • Work with other engineers and support team to identify, log, triage, root-cause, and communicate defects using established tools like JIRA
  • Suggest and introduce new methodologies for test cases, regression, and functional testing
  • Mentor other members of the team through collaboration and knowledge sharing

Expertise you will bring in:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering and any related discipline
  • 5+ years experience of Web, API and component integration testing
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of QA methodology, testing techniques and approaches
  • Strong understanding in API testing
  • Knowledge in test automation scripts development using open source tools
  • Strong analytical, debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Solid understanding of SQL and API testing experience doing data quality testing with large data sets
  • Experience working in fast paced Agile environments with working knowledge of Scrum principles and methodologies
  • Ability to design test scenarios, that can be communicated easily
  • Knowledge of Source Control systems such as Git
  • Knowledge of build systems such as Gradle and Jenkins
  • Be able to code automated tests in Java / RestAssured


  • Central location in Dublin
  • 25 days annual leave, plus all Irish public holidays
  • Excellent Pension scheme
  • Generous Health insurance

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