Málaga, Spain Remote

Senior Automation QA Engineer



Ciklum is looking for a Senior Automation QA Engineer to join our team full-time in Spain.

We are a leading global product engineering and digital services company that unites 4000+ seasoned professionals globally on various projects in healthcare, fintech, travel, sportswear, entertainment, and security. Ciklum delivers high-impact technology solutions to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organizations worldwide.

About the role:

As a Senior Automation QA Engineer, become a part of a cross-functional development team working for Our Client.


  • Ensure software quality; analyze, report, and ensure error resolution identified in deployments
  • Help the PO to refine user stories and define the acceptance criteria, obtaining the functional and non-functional requirements
  • Ask the right questions to the PO or business users to pass high level acceptance criteria for specific scenarios, examples and set of tests
  • Check the Do and verify the DoD
  • Define the automatized test cases that are to be implemented by the development team
  • Define the test plans (for sprint, deployment, load…) and follow-up their execution
  • Alignment with the other application QAs involved in load and stress tests
  • Boost the QA initiative in the teams, ensuring that everybody takes responsibility in the supervision of the technical quality of the tool and in the implementation of the necessary actions
  • Act as the architect of the testing tools (BDD, Karate, Cypress, Espresso, Barista, XCUITest, Cucumber, K6, …) and guide the team in its use
  • Help automate the functional tests, collaborating with the developers in its implementation and preparing test data
  • Follow-up the complete life cycle of the quality guarantee and tests
  • Have the team implement the automatized test cases
  • Inform the PO and the interested parties of the quality status of the development software (implementation of automated test cases, state of the test plans execution, …)


Necessary knowledge:

  • At least 2 years of experience as QA Senior in other projects

Important knowledge:

  • Experience defining the testing strategy of products
  • At least 2 years of experience working with Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, …)
  • Knowledge of the testing pyramid and experience applying it in different projects
  • Have participated in success stories of automated regression tests in software products
  • Knowledge of Agile`s ceremonies and the QA functions in them

Valued knowledge:

  • 3 years of experience as Java/Javascript developer and working in Cucumber & Gherkin
  • 2 years of experience in test automatization
  • Desirable experience with: SonarQube, Grafana, Cypress (if it’s a web project), Karate, Jmeter and XRay

Technical Skills:

  • Karate
  • Spring
  • JPA
  • Junit
  • Mockito
  • API First – Swagger
  • Bamboo, GitHub with GitHub Actions
  • Oracle/DB2
  • MongoDB
  • Graylog
  • Appinsight
  • XCUITest
  • Cucumber
  • Grafana
  • Confluence
  • Jira
  • Figma
  • Cypress
  • K6
  • Docker/Kubernetes (Openshift)
  • Maven
  • NPM
  • Gherkin & cucumber
  • XRay
  • Pitest
  • Stryker

What's in it for you

  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events
  • Flexibility: hybrid & 100% remote work opportunities, flexible work schedule
  • Work-life: 23 vacation days & short Fridays
  • Health: comprehensive company-paid medical insurance & 4 additional undocumented sick leave days
  • Tailored education path: regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Opportunities: our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfil your potential

About us:

Our Delivery Center in Malaga is one of the leading IT hubs in Andalusia – it provides an exceptional mix of vibrant tech talent community, wide-open access to learning and career advancement opportunities, hybrid / remote work setup & endless Mediterranean seashore summer.

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