Functional QA Engineer for Zoomdata

Kyiv, Gulliver, Ukraine

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Zoomdata allows users to explore and gain insights from a wide variety of data sources, visualizing large datasets from various sources, relational and non-SQL. We turn data into knowledge, and we do it with an evolving, real-time perspective.

Zoomdata is an innovative company, based in Washington, D.C. focused on creating data analysis and data exploration BI web application platform. The company builds a data visualization platform that provides a simple, intuitive, and collaborative way to visually interact with data to solve business problems.

Zoomdata is funded by Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”), a global private equity firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.

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Description

On behalf of Zoomdata, a Logi Analytics Company, Ciklum is looking for Functional QA Engineer to join Kyiv team on full-time basis.

Responsibilities

  • Functional (manual) testing of Server side and API functionality
  • Testing new and existing functionality developed by an Agile team responsible for Zoomdata custom and internal connectors
  • Identify, log, and communicate software defects through JIRA, Confluence, and other tools
  • Develop, collaborate on, and execute Agile test cases, scenarios, and manual integration testing tasks to release high quality software on a monthly basis
  • Proactively assist developers to find and solve development and production software issues through effective collaboration
  • Work with company stakeholders including DevOps, Support, Solutions to communicate and collaborate on fixing application defects
  • Actively participate in all Agile ceremonies and provide valuable input in Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Retrospectives, and Sprint Reviews
  • Be an active member of QA community of practice and collaborate with other quality engineers and QA director to improve testing, tools, practices and processes

Requirements

  • Experience with testing web based applications, microservices (3+ years)
  • Technical understanding of modern web technologies (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Experience with testing REST APIs (Postman, Curl)
  • Hands-on experience of SQL queries
  • Basic experience with Linux/MacOS console (bash commands)
  • Familiarity with web debugging tools (Chrome dev. tools, Fiddler etc)
  • Hands-on experience working in an Agile team development environment
  • Experience with Atlassian suite products such as JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent job experience

Desirable

  • Basic Java and Javascript knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with different databases (ElasticSearch, Impala, HDFS, Mongo etc) is a plus
  • Some experience in big data technologies is a plus
  • Experience with Java based testing frameworks (TestNG, Selenide) is a plus
  • Experience with IDEs (Intellij IDEA, Eclipse) is a plus
  • Basic Git commands knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with Jenkins CI tool is a plus

Personal skills

  • Good written and verbal English and the ability to communicate with English speaking counterparts on a daily basis
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills to collaborate with local and US-based developers, testers, product owners, scrum masters, directors, and executives
  • Ability to self-organize and self-direct in a matrixed organization with frequently changing priorities
  • Ability to test software from end user’s point of view and think “big”
  • Passion for quality assurance methodologies and end-user applications testing
  • Attention to detail and ability to design creative exploratory test scenarios
  • Strong worth ethic and emotional intelligence including being on time for meetings
  • Ability to work in fast-changing environment and embrace change while still following a greater plan

What's in it for you

  • Competitive salary
  • Young, motivated and Agile team with supportive management in Kyiv and the US
  • Interesting and meaningful work without menial tasks
  • Ability to make a difference on testing approaches and methodologies
  • Career coaching and external training opportunities
  • Tight communications with US peers
  • Exposure to working with top talent in Kiev
  • Ability to learn Automation from top Automation experts
  • Catered lunch twice a week