Middle / Senior Automation QA Engineer / SDET (C#) for ParagonEX

Odessa, Ukraine


ParagonEX is the provider of the most advanced CFD trading platform and performance driven Back-Office. The company has pioneered the next generation of comprehensive, added-value solutions for online brokers based on intimate industry experience and progressive technologies.

To be a leader you must keep improving. That’s why we’re constantly updating, optimizing and enhancing our technologies and offerings. We adapt to the ever-changing technology and business landscape, making sure our clients always have the best tools at their disposal.

How do we build the best tools and services? It’s actually pretty simple: We start by building the best team possible, hire the brightest people, provide them with great challenges and rewards and let them realize their full potential.

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On behalf of ParagonEX company (http://www.paragonex.com/), Ciklum is looking for a Manual QA Engineer to join the Odessa team on a full-time basis.

Technical Stack:

  • C# and .Net 5
  • Oracle PL/SQL
  • xUnit/NUnit
  • TS/JS
  • React
  • Jest, Enzyme, Storybook, Cypress.io


  • Contribute to software test automation (both UI and API testing) to achieve the highest level of quality
  • Increase test coverage and replace manual testing
  • Execute test automation scenarios and analyze the results
  • Work closely with the development and product teams
  • Be responsible for the production, perform on-call duties (we use Pager Duty)
  • Create and generate automation test plans for different test projects covering all aspects of functionality and regression
  • Document and share all newly developed abilities
  • Participating in Scrum ceremonies: Daily Meeting, Sprint Planning, Sprint Grooming, Sprint Demo, Sprint Retrospective
  • Interact with a product owner on business needs and goals
  • Collaborate proactively with PM and development team to reach a common understanding of the requirement to address the product needs


  • 4+ years of QA experience
  • Have at least 3 years of experience in API and/or Web UI test automation development using C#/Java
  • Have at least 1-year experience in manual testing or a highly developed quality awareness
  • Good knowledge of different testing methods, techniques, and types.
  • Good understanding of Agile/Scrum
  • Knowledge of NUnit or similar unit test framework
  • Knowledge of Selenium WebDriver/Cypress.io
  • Knowledge of modern automation solution patterns
  • Deep understanding of the testing theory
  • Knowledge of SQL/NoSQL/Oracle
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with CI/CT/CD solutions (Jenkins/TeamCity/TFS etc)


  • Experience with mobile testing
  • Experience with desktop applications testing
  • Experience with trading

Personal skills

  • Fast learner
  • An eye for detail, strong logic, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with ‘can do’ attitude and solid sense for setting priorities
  • A persistent focus on delivery in a high-velocity and high-availability environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a positive approach for difficulties and imaginative problem solver
  • Good spoken and written English (Intermediate+)

What's in it for you

  • Working with the latest technologies
  • A unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with the client
  • Variety of regular knowledge sharing and training sessions
  • Tasks differentiation according to personal wishes and self-development goals
  • The strict and formal process of self-development and performance evaluation
  • Competitive salary
  • Long-term employment with 20 working-days paid vacation and other social benefits
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions