Junior QA Engineer for Ciklum (Perfect Channel)

Málaga, Spain


Perfect Channel delivers marketplace technology to enterprise size customers for commodity, financial predominately B2B environments. It counts amongst its customers Christies, Leaseplan, Lloyd’s of London, and other worldwide recognized brands.

If you are passionate about creating great software and want to work somewhere where a blind insistence on suits, tidy haircuts and lumbering bureaucracy is actively shunned in favor of pragmatic focus on being effective and doing things well then Perfect Channel could be the place for you.

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On behalf of Perfect Channel, Ciklum is looking for a QA Engineer to join our Malaga team on a full-time basis.

This is an opportunity to work for a progressive forward-thinking where quality assurance is a key value. We offer solid and consolidated projects but also new and interesting opportunities to grow together and gain exposure to the latest technologies, whilst at the same time having some fun and working with a great team.

Maintaining a global team-centric philosophy is fundamental to our success. We promote an agile mindset, so everyone is encouraged to take responsibility and expected to contribute to all facets of the development and QA processes we share in success when things are going well and everyone ownsthe problems when they are not. Teams collaborates in all aspects of delivery for the project they are working on; going from initial requirements all the way through to working shippable software.


  • Contribute to tests planning, designing and execution
  • Implement automation tests
  • Prepare regular quality reports
  • Investigate product quality in order to make improvements to increase customer satisfaction
  • Create and manage Quality Planning strategy prioritizing, estimating and coordinating quality testing activities
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics
  • Collaborate with the Product Development team to ensure the quality of the product


  • 2+ years of experience in a QA role applied to front-end and back-end interfaces
  • Experience / exposure to Automated Testing Frameworks (e.g. Gherkin Language, Selenium, Selenium WebDriver)
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Experience programming with a variety of languages (Java, C#, Python)
  • Experience planning test efforts and writing test scripts to support manual and automated testing
  • Ability to perform initial diagnosis of issues and provide developers with a good foundation with which to perform more detailed investigations
  • Understanding of the application of testing in an Agile development environment
  • Comfortable working closely with developers, business experts and other QA engineers in a highly collaborative environment
  • Solid interest and enthusiasm to be involved in test automation tasks
  • Curiosity to know the product deeply
  • Full professional proficiency in English


  • Ability to write simple code to test applications (exercising rest and soap web services)
  • Experience with Open Source Performance/Load Testing Tools (e.g. JMeter, Postman)
  • Experience programming with language TypeScript or JavaScript
  • Experience with Git/TFS
  • Experience of Test Design: BDD / TDD / Requirements Review
  • Experience with Test Management (e.g. TestLink, TestRail) or any other test management tool
  • Experience of creating test frameworks and strategy, choosing automated testing tools and creating testing standards
  • Knowledge of SQL and / or exposure to interrogating NoSQL databases (double tick box points if you have had exposure to Couchbase)
  • Experience in API Testing

Personal skills

  • Team player. Positive proactive attitude, willing to turn your hand to any problem, and willing to work things out when they fall outside your area of direct expertise
  • Eager to work as a member of a team and pitch in to ensure the team succeeds with its commitments
  • An interest in expanding your horizons and learning new skills as well as caring about doing things well

What's in it for you

  • Job opportunity where you can apply your skills and grow professionally – e.g: improving your
    automation skills – in an incredible team of strong and active people
  • Variety of knowledge sharing and training opportunities
  • Unique working environment, with cool and nicely located offices, with warm atmosphere which
    creates good working conditions
  • Competitive salary
  • Possibility to work in a big and successful growing company
  • Long-term employment with 23 working-days paid vacation and other social benefits