Senior Manual QA Engineer for Testing Center of Excellence (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine

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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

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Description

On behalf of Testing Center of Excellence, Ciklum is looking for a Senior Manual QA Engineer for Metro Marketplace project.

Metro Group is the top-5 largest retailer in the world. We are honored to be a partner to build brand-new eCommerce Marketplace platform and make our client #1 digital eCommerce provider in Europe.

Our client has incredible expertise in physical sales, as well as successful eCommerce business in Germany. New commercial platform is part of strategic roadmap to bit global marketplace providers like Amazon/eBay in selected market segments and leverage strong world-wide branding, 20+ millions of existing offline clients, dedicated field-force sales in Europe and well-established logistics, delivery and client-support network.

The platform assumes to host 10+ high-load cloud-based product applications, managed end-to-end by dedicated teams (including Product Owner on client side /Germany/, and full cross-functional teams on Ciklum side /Kiev/). Ciklum team encounters 100+ employees for this project which is planned for 18 months at least. First public-beta release is planned for Sep 1, 2019. Our delivery started in September 2018 and current team size is 50 employees.

Automation, performance and security QAs will work along with Manual QA engineers to ensure the highest quality standards. Our project offers amazing opportunity to apply your experience, build engineering process from scratch using the latest technologies and gain new knowledge.

Responsibilities

  • Web-testing (desktop, tablet and mobile versions)
  • Exploratory, end-to-end, regression testing
  • API testing via Swager
  • Test case creation and execution using TestRail
  • Test data preparation
  • Running tests on different environments
  • Root cause analysis using logs, database queries etc.
  • Communication with colleagues in cross-functional scrum team and technical experts from client side
  • Estimate the required testing time

Requirements

  • 4+ years professional experience in QA domain
  • At least 4 years of real working experience with Web-based platform testing
  • Good knowledge in complex SQL queries
  • Good experience in working with REST APIs, SoapUI, XML/JSON
  • Ability to build a version of application from source code
  • Excellent knowledge of defect life cycle and SDLC process
  • Understanding of test design techniques

Desirable

  • Experience with NoSQL Database (MongoDB)
  • Practical experience with programming languages
  • Practical experience with Agile/Scrum delivery models
  • Experience with web automation tools
  • Experience of using version control systems (e.g. GIT)
  • Intermediate or higher English communication skills
  • ISTQB certification or similar

 

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

  • Be a part of highly professional Ciklum QA expert community, the winner of the 2018 European Software Testing Award in the Category “Global Testing Team of the Year” (2018).
  • 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
  • Possibility of business trips