Middle Manual QA Engineer for Ciklum Testing Center of Excellence (Kharkiv)

Ciklum Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) is a software quality assurance unit in Ciklum, which has been evolved very rapidly for the past 4 years to a mature SQA services provider, concurrently serving up to 30 projects, consisting of 70+ SQA professionals, delivering 5 main service lines.

Our main principles are:

  • People are over processes and hierarchy
  • Flat and open collaboration/communication increases creativity and brings more value to the business
  • Investing in people and innovations ensures your future
  • Reuse and share your experience - Develop best practices, publicize and follow them

Testing Center of Excellence is an optimal environment for your professional involvement and growth.

Testing Center of Excellence is a unique provider of QA Services and QA Consulting in the following areas:

  • Manual Web / Mobile QA Services
  • eCommerce QA Services
  • Automation QA Services
  • Performance QA Services
  • Security QA Services
  • QA Consulting

Testing Center of Excellence Team has the following certificates:

  • QA area - 46 certificates - ISTQB Foundation
  • QA area - 3 certificates - ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst & Test Manager
  • Scrum Master area - 29 certificates - ICAgile Certified Professional
  • Security area - 2 certificate - Offensive Security Certified Professional

QA Awards:

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On behalf of Testing Center of Excellence, Ciklum is looking for a Middle Manual QA Engineer to join Kharkiv team on a full-time basis.


We are looking for technology experts who want to make a positive influence on new business by applying best QA practices and taking ownership.


  • Requirements analysis and processing;
  • Test cases/checklists and other types of test documentation creation;
  • Estimate the required testing time;
  • Perform testing activities on several projects, communicate with developers and project managers;
  • Functional and regression tests on web projects;
  • Perform testing activities on one big or several small projects, communicate with developers and project managers;
  • Test Summary reports preparation.


  • 3+ years professional experience in QA area;
  • At least 2 years of real working experience with Web-based projects;
  • Good knowledge in complex SQL queries (Oracle or MSSQL);
  • Good experience in working with REST APIs, Soap UI, XML;
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS/JS or JQuery;
  • Excellent knowledge of bug life cycle;
  • Excellent Jira skills;
  • Strong understanding of Agile/Scrum;
  • Upper – intermediate English communication skills;
  • Understanding of test design techniques;
  • Service and teamwork orientation;
  • BS + in Computer science or relevant.


  • Understanding of programming languages (PHP, Java or Python);
  • Experience with web automation tools (e.g. Selenium Webdriver);
  • Experience of using version control systems (e.g. GIT).

Personal skills

  • Good analytical skills;
  • Good team player, motivated to solve complex tasks;
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills;
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented;
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy.

What's in it for you

  • Very close cooperation with client;
  • Possibility to propose solutions on a project;
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks;
  • Ability to influence project technologies;
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills;
  • Low bureaucracy, European management style;
  • Continuous self-improvement;
  • Trainings;
  • ISTQB Certification preparation;
  • QA knowledge sharing meetings.

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