Open Position -

Senior Test Automation Engineer

REF. NO:
NUK - STAE

THE ROLE:

We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior Test Automation Engineer to join our team based in Sofia, Bulgaria. You’ll be an important part of a team delivering quality software. This is a lead role requiring you to show autonomy, initiative and good judgement. You will help define, implement and continuously improve a testing strategy, aiming to automate as much as possible.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO SOMETHING BIG:

  • You’ll work in an agile environment with product teams and business analysts to ensure that tickets are clearly understood and are testable.
  • You’ll collaborate with your peers across QA, engineering and other disciplines both in Sofia and in London to advocate a test-driven development approach and evangelise the importance of quality.

YOU'LL FIND THESE SKILLS USEFUL IN THIS ROLE:

  • A solid understanding of testing methodologies, principles and tools.
  • A collaborative and engaging approach to team-driven outcomes.
  • A willingness to broaden your knowledge of testing by learning new skills, tools and approaches.

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE:

  • You’re a seasoned QA professional who can make right judgment calls based on a sound knowledge of the testing pyramid and best practices.
  • Your experience has covered the breadth of testing, including APIs, microservices, UI, load, performance, security, and perhaps contract testing.
  • Maybe you have previously written performance tests for high traffic websites and understand its impact on improving SEO.
  • You are familiar with shell scripting, AWS and Docker and know how to create a test automation framework from scratch.
  • You’ll feel comfortable presenting to internal teams as well as external Meetups, representing the QA work at News UK.

BROWNIE POINTS:

  • You have a good understanding of CI/CD pipelines such as CircleCI and can integrate tests as code.
  • You can write Javascript and TypeScript, test GraphQL applications (including Apollo).
  • You have experience of JavaScript based frameworks (e.g. Cypress, Jest, Mocha, PactJS).
  • You understand visual testing frameworks (e.g. BackstopJs, AyeSpy, Applitools) and React Storybook.

WHY JOIN US:

  • 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

Learn more about the tech stack and team culture here.