Open Position -

Automation QA Engineer

REF. NO:
NUK – AQA

COMPANY CULTURE:

We are a diverse and dynamic team that is expanding. We have a great office, a flexible working pattern and a great team environment. We’ll help you deliver your best work and grow you with career and personal development through training, conferences and courses.

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We are a diverse  team and want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

THE ROLE:

You are a talented and passionate Automation QA Engineer who will seed our Web Platform team in Sofia. You’ll be a key component of a team delivering quality software. You’ll interact with product owners and stakeholders, contribute to the technical conversations and ensure that what we build is best in class and fit for purpose. You’ll report in to a Principal Engineer and will help him/her deliver on the technical strategy and tactical implementation. You’ll interact, communicate and collaborate with the engineers based in London and Sofia.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO SOMETHING BIG:

  • You’ll be involved with the technical direction as well as day to day coding standards and best practices.
  • You’ll be a mentor to your peers and team members, a source of technical expertise and will participate in strategic conversations with the rest of engineering and the business.
  • You’ll feel comfortable presenting to internal teams as well as external Meetups and the like, representing the engineering work at News UK.

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE:

  • You’re a true engineer with a passion for well-crafted and tested code, considering everything from architecture and security to performance.
  • You understand agile methodologies and enjoy collaboration.
  • You have a continuous improvement mindset and are proactive in driving positive change, encouraging those around you to do the same.
  • You love engineering and constantly want to learn more.
  • You do thorough code reviews to be sure what we produce is of a very high standard.
  • You understand the value of and are a practitioner of BDD and understand the value of DevOps and building in metrics during development.

TECH STACK:

  • Previous commercial background in tooling and QA automation across the web ecosystem.
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC gained working within agile development teams
  • Strong grasp of object-oriented software development.
  • Experience with writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of frameworks and technologies including Selenium, Cypress, etc.
  • An interest in CI/CD tools and practices and a DevOps mindset.
  • Experience with web development issues related to performance optimization, caching, security and web SDK's.
  • Excellent communication skills contextually tailored to various levels of the organisation including external parties.
  • ISTQB certified.

THE COMPANY OFFERS:

  • 25 Days Paid Leave
  • Supplemental Health & Dental Care
  • Competitive Remuneration Package
  • Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts
  • Innovative & Agile Teams
  • Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies
  • Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere
  • Socially Responsible Company
  • Tech & Soft Skills Training
  • Team Bonding Events
  • Fruity Afternoons & Beer Thursdays
  • Excellent Office Location & Facilities & a wonderful terrace
  • Relaxing & Gaming Areas
  • Free Bike Parking & Showers